CHICAGO and LONDON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Jones Lang LaSalle announces that CEO Colin Dyer has joined 1,000 other business leaders in signing the Cancun Communique on Climate Change, which sets out the case for action on climate change with renewed urgency.
"Countries and companies around the world need to address the role society plays in the emission of the greenhouse gases that accelerate climate change. Buildings are indirectly responsible for a large portion of greenhouse gases. As the leading global real estate services and investment management company, Jones Lang LaSalle has a responsibility -- and welcomes the opportunity -- to contribute to solving to this worldwide challenge."
A more extensive discussion of the goals, progress and challenges of worldwide efforts to reduce CO2 emissions leading up to Cancun Climate Summit is featured in the latest edition of Jones Lang LaSalle's online report, Global Sustainability Perspective. In addition, the report includes:
- Interactive Health Monitor, which reveals country differences in carbon efficiency and sustainability indicators.
- Renewables and Real Estate: The New Partnership, which discusses the case for solar energy and the future of wind farms in the UK.
- The Impact of Feed -in Tariffs Around the World, a synopsis of initiatives to increase renewable energy capacity in a dozen or more European countries.
- Greenprint Foundation Announces Release of First Carbon Index, a summary of initial success in measuring and benchmarking the carbon footprint of 176 million square feet of property across 36 countries owned, controlled or managed by members of Greenprint Foundation, a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors and financial institutions.
The complete Global Sustainability Perspective report is available here:
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 2009 global revenue of $2.5 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices. In 2009, Jones Lang LaSalle assisted clients in reducing energy usage by 836 million kWh, representing a reduction of 465,000 tons of greenhouse gas emissions and US$100 million in cost savings. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com, or our green blog, www.joneslanglasalle.com/greenblog.
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