Jennifer Leitsch is Director of Corporate Responsibility at CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. Jennifer leads the development of the company’s annual Corporate Responsibility Report and responses to the RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, CDP climate change and supply chain disclosures, and other stakeholder inquiries regarding CBRE’s environmental, social and governance practices. She advances CBRE’s corporate responsibility platform through stakeholder engagement and relationship management. Prior to joining CBRE, Jennifer managed corporate responsibility programs at Prologis for five years. Earlier in her career, she worked in sustainability consulting, marketing and management consulting.
Jennifer has an MBA and MS in Marketing from the University of Colorado Denver and a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Iowa. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and a SASB FSA Credential holder. Jennifer was trained by Al Gore in 2017 as a Climate Reality Leader.
Jennifer chairs the Advisory Council for the Managing for Sustainability program at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. She serves as the Vice Chair of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Stakeholder Council, representing business enterprise while advising the GRI Board on strategic issues. Jennifer was named to the Denver Business Journal 40 Under 40 in 2014 and is a graduate of the Leadership Denver Class of 2015.
- Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Colorado Denver
- Master of Science, Marketing, University of Colorado Denver
- Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Chemical Engineering, University of Iowa