JLL Foundation, a non-profit started by the real estate giant in 2022, published its first annual report, detailing its support through loans of $2.6 million to 15 “climate-impacting” startups, according to materials form the organization.

Not all are real estate or construction focused, but many are. “All 15 companies are actively reducing greenhouse gas emissions: 53% are reducing waste; 40% are decarbonizing the building sector; 33% are reducing water consumption, and 33% are making a social impact,” the foundation wrote in a press release. “Beyond climate change mitigation, these companies are building a clean economy, creating green jobs and construction, transforming food, packaging and agricultural systems, and innovating tech to measure impact and drive change.”

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