CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that it has been named to Diversity MBA Magazine's "50 Out Front Companies for Diversity Leadership: Best Places for Diverse Managers to Work."
Jones Lang LaSalle has also been recognized by Diversity MBA Magazine in the category of "Top 10 Best in Class Companies for Board Diversity." This recognition is awarded to firms that demonstrate a commitment to diverse composition of their boards.
"Diversity and inclusion are core values at Jones Lang LaSalle, and the firm is committed to creating a culture in which people of different backgrounds and points of view are valued and integral," said Angela Roseboro, Chief Diversity Officer of Jones Lang LaSalle. "The firm is dedicated to leveraging the value and perspectives that all of our employees offer, which helps us provide best-in-class, innovative solutions for our clients worldwide."
Inclusion in the list is based on research commissioned by Diversity MBA Magazine that evaluated Jones Lang LaSalle in five categories: representation, recruitment, retention, succession and accountability.
"In today's competitive market it is very important for corporations to take a proactive approach to creating a work environment that provides opportunities for women and people of color. Jones Lang LaSalle has made a true commitment to global diversity as a corporate leader and as such is truly deserving of Diversity MBA Magazine's '50 Out Front Companies for Diversity Leadership' award ranking," said Pamela McElvane, publisher and CEO of Diversity MBA Magazine. "The firm is also recognized in our Top 10 Best in Class Companies for the Board Diversity category."
This year Diversity MBA Magazine is celebrating its Fifth Annual Leadership Forum and Awards Gala on September 13 and 14. For more information, please visit: http://diversitymbamagazine.com/.
About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2010 global revenue of more than $2.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 185 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.8 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company's investment management business, is one of the world's largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $41 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.
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