JLL Canada Receives Platinum Parity Certification from Women in Governance
Distinction reflects organization's ongoing efforts to support the advancement of women, 365 days a year
Toronto, March 8, 2022 — On this International Women's Day, JLL Canada, a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious "Platinum” certification by Women in Governance (WiG). JLL Canada obtains the highest distinction awarded by the organization for parity in the workplace.
WiG’s Certification, the first of its kind to be created in North America in 2017, allows organizations to concretely close the gender gap at all hierarchical levels.
"At JLL Canada, we are committed to the advancement of women and celebrate their success 365 days a year. This recognition is part of our daily efforts to ensure that women reach leadership positions; and that their talent, influence and leadership are recognized. It is an honour to be recognized for parity, a strong value rooted in our governance principles and at the heart of our business strategy," said Alan MacKenzie, CEO of JLL Canada.
JLL has set itself to support and promote the advancement of women in the workplace, particularly in real estate. The company has also set up the JLL Women in Real Estate Awards, which, for the third year in a row, will allow female students to pursue a career in the field. To this end, JLL recently announced its intention to double the number of scholarships it awards through Concordia University and also to establish a new scholarship at the University of Montreal.
Regarding the "Platinum Parity" certification, JLL is the only real estate organization to have received this prestigious award.
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $19.4 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 98,000 as of December 31, 2021. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.