Cynthia Curtis

Senior Vice President of Sustainability


Cynthia is Senior Vice President of Sustainability for JLL. In this capacity, she is responsible for elevating JLL’s sustainability program, Building a Better Tomorrow, embedding it broadly throughout the business and driving meaningful impact with and through JLL’s clients. Cynthia joined the company in 2015 to work with clients to design and deliver effective sustainability strategies and initiatives that help achieve their goals.

Having working in the public, private and non-profit sectors, Curtis was previously Senior Advisor for policy & engagement for Ceres, a non-profit advocating for a sustainable economy through a network of investors and businesses. She also served as Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at CA Technologies, where she successfully extended the scope of the company’s sustainability initiatives, increased employee engagement and established a governance structure inclusive of oversight by the Board of Directors. 

Cynthia is a founding advisor of CrowdComfort, a member of the Host Committee for GreenBuild 2017, co-founder of the Wellesley Interfaith Environmental Group, and chair of the Wellesley Village Church Energy Committee. She earned an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA from Boston College. She lives in the Boston area in one of the region’s first gold LEED-certified residences.


JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specialises in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 77,000. As of December 31, 2016, LaSalle Investment Management has $60.1 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit To read JLL's Green Blog, visit



Promoting wellbeing at work is more than a 'box-ticking' exercise, finds JLL report

Thu, 31st Aug 2017

A new study by JLL, the global real estate firm and a member of WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board, has found that helping people to feel good at work is more than a 'box-ticking' exercise and can help companies realise measureable benefits.

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JLL UK accomplishes 78 per cent of sustainability targets

Mon, 17th Jul 2017

JLL achieves 14 of its 18 corporate sustainability targets set in 2016, including cutting absolute energy across all corporate offices by 26 per cent since 2012.

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JLL joins WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board

Tue, 4th Oct 2016

The World Green Building Council has today announced that the global real estate services firm JLL has joined its Corporate Advisory Board.

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Putting people at the heart of property – Are we at a tipping point?

Thu, 17th Sep 2015

This year, the discussions around health, wellbeing and productivity in the workplace feel very exciting, they’ve stepped up a gear and are motivating lots of real activity and changes to long-standing practices.

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