He has spent the last 35 years working in the real estate business. His work initially focussed on advising investor clients on commercial properties, sales and acquisitions. This developed into advising on government privatizations, funding provision of finance, acting as LPA receiver and advising commercial and residential companies moving from private to listed status or vice versa.Richard became Joint Senior Partner of King Sturge in 2005 and led the company into the merger with JLL in 2011. He has subsequently been Chairman of the UK business, and in 2012 a Member of the EMEA Management Board with responsibility for CEE, the Middle East and Africa together with the industrial sector and sustainability. He took up his current role in January 2017.Richard is a keen family man and a triathlete, gardener and choral singer.View the profile
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Please join JLL's Global Chief Sustainability Office, Richard Batten, as he walks us through JLL's multi-pillar approach to sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint. Richard highlights the technologies JLL is investing in to get them to net zero.
02:47 2019 global carbon footprint
04:35 JLL’s science-based target
07:48 Science-based target for Scope 3
20:50 What’s next?
My name is Richard Batten and I'm the Global Chief Sustainability Officer for JLL. I know I was lost I could give you an idea of how a company treats sustainability and at JLL we treat it very seriously, so First of all, that's all you want to explain that with a global company. We have 93,000 people looking for us out of 460 offices and we operate in 80 countries around the world. What are all recent highlights not going to talk to you about the first one is being that expensive are all-purpose is to shape the future of the real estate for that. Will
everything that we try to do in piano. We work on five macro trends that is what is going to drive the future of our business has five Trends delete that will be an increase in capital investment into real estate. So that's from the investor. Sorry. We also believe that there will be an increase in corporate to service providers such as JLL. You believe in this is has a lot to do with climate changes. Well, we believe that there will be an increase in urbanization around the globe cuz we can afford it.
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