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Jones Lang LaSalle switches off in support of Earth Hour 2010

Moscow, 22 March 2010 –  To emphasise the importance of energy conservation Jones Lang LaSalle is again encouraging its offices and staff around the world to join this year’s Earth Hour campaign, which aims to raise global awareness and commitment to action on climate change by turning all lights off for one hour at 8.30pm on Saturday 27th March. Jones Lang LaSalle offices in more than 75 cities worldwide have pledged to switch their lights out.

Earth Hour is an initiative of the World Wide Fund for Nature which began in 2007 and has gained a substantial global following. 

Charles Cresser, Associate Director within Corporate Solution Department, Jones Lang LaSalle Russia & CIS, said: “At Jones Lang LaSalle we are committed to creating a more sustainable environment for current and future generations. Our internal program ACT: A Cleaner Tomorrow, aims to inspire a more environmentally-friendly mindset and encourage our employees to take ACTions that will make our offices more sustainable”.

Here are Jones Lang LaSalle three big goals for Earth Hour 2010:

1. Ensure lights off for Earth Hour across our global office network

2. Choose to support Earth Hour with our friends and families
3. Help and encourage our clients to support Earth Hour

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specialising 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.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 130 million square metres 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 $40 billion of assets under management.
In Russia and CIS Jones Lang LaSalle have offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev and Almaty. Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow and Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg. For further information, please visit our Web site