Chicago – JLL has announced the appointment of Cynthia Curtis as Senior Vice President for Global Sustainability Stakeholder Engagement, further underscoring the firm’s commitment to its ambitious sustainability agenda, “Building a Better Tomorrow.” In this role, Cynthia will work with key employees, clients and investors to further embed and effectively communicate sustainability capabilities across all JLL services.
Cynthia brings world-class expertise and an impressive track record gained in public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to joining JLL she was a senior advisor for policy and engagement at Ceres, a not-for-profit organization 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 of oversight by the Board of Directors.
Cynthia’s passion for sustainability runs through her personal life as well as her work. She is a regular commentator on sustainability issues through social media and public speaking, and she designed and constructed one of the Boston area’s first gold LEED-certified residences.
Richard Batten, JLL’s Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer said, “Cynthia takes on her new role at a pivotal time for JLL’s sustainability agenda as we look to cement our leadership position and ‘Build a Better Tomorrow.’ Cynthia’s previous experience makes her superbly positioned to lead our sustainability ambitions in our dealing with our major external stakeholders – both our clients and our shareholders. We are delighted to welcome Cynthia to the team.”