Yearly Archives: 2015

Live from COP21: JLL Participates in the Paris Conference on Climate Change

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JLL’s Dan Probst and Sarah Nicholls are joining world leaders and experts from the private and public sectors at the United Nations climate conference – known as COP21 – in Paris. Check back daily for Dan and Sarah’s live updates throughout the conference. 

ThinkstockPhotos-485873480This past week, leaders from around the globe started coming together in Paris to engage in meaningful climate change discussions. There has been a lot of hype surrounding these talks, known as COP21. There is also plenty of optimism because of the high probability of seeing a strong climate deal.

Next week, more experts from the public and private sectors will join the conversation. Myself and Sarah Nicholls, JLL’s Head of Global Corporate Sustainability, will be among those participating in discussions that will demonstrate that the business community is supportive of a climate treaty that will lead to real change.… Read More

A Breath of Fresh Air in the Workplace = $$$

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JLL’s Bob Best discusses the findings of a recent study linking indoor air quality with employee productivity. 

Does indoor air quality impact employee performance… and the bottom-line?

A recent study by Harvard University, The Syracuse Center for Excellence – Total Indoor Environmental Quality Laboratory and SUNY Upstate Medical School provides a definitive and resounding “Yes!”

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Green Buildings Perform Better… and So Do the Employees Who Work There

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Simone Concha, JLL’s Director of Sustainability – Australia, discusses the impact that sustainable buildings can have on employee performance.  

The fact that more efficient buildings cost less to operate and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions is now well-documented and widely-accepted. Changing out fluorescent lights to LEDs and re-commissioning HVAC systems has become a standard protocol in the facilities management profession. But the case for green buildings becomes even more compelling when reviewing… Read More

Every Breath We Take: Transforming the Indoor Health of China’s Office Space

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This article, written by JLL’s Linda Yu, was originally published on JLL’s Asia Pacific Research Blog. To access the original article, please click here. 

In the modern business world, people are spending more time indoors than outdoors. Outside, meanwhile, the pollution in China is a serious problem. The country’s bad air remains at the forefront of public health concerns and is a focal point of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) which reaffirms… Read More

Turning Trash Into Cash: Building a Cost Effective Zero Waste Program

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JLL’s Solid Waste Program Manager Ana Wyssmann debunks the myths surrounding zero waste programs and discusses tools that businesses can use to achieve zero waste. This topic will be discussed in greater detail at the 2015 Greenbuild International Conference in Washington D.C. (November 18-20).

For more information on this speaking session, please click here. To register for Greenbuild, please click here. 

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