CBRE Scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual
Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) announced that it received a perfect score
of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national
benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices
related to LGBT workplace equality that is administered by the Human
Rights Campaign Foundation. With its high score, CBRE is recognized as a
Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. This marks CBRE’s third
consecutive year of achieving a perfect score, and the company continues
to pave the way for increased diversity across the entire commercial
real estate industry.
“We recognize the importance of a diverse workplace in attracting and
retaining talented professionals and fostering innovation and CBRE
continuously strives to enhance our efforts,” said Jennifer Ashley,
global director of human resources, CBRE. “We are proud to be recognized
as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality for the third consecutive
The 2016 CEI rated 1,024 businesses in the report, which evaluates
LGBT-related policies and practices such as non-discrimination workplace
protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health
care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT
& Allies Network Group plays an instrumental role in ensuring
CBRE satisfies all of the CEI’s criteria and in engaging with national
organizations such as Out & Equal that advocate for workplace equality.
“This achievement is a celebration of our hard work and unsurpassed
commitment to bringing all perspectives to the table to deliver
the best client outcomes. We are incredibly proud of our people and of
this achievement,” said Chris Ludeman, global president of Capital
Markets for CBRE and co-executive sponsor of the LGBT & Allies Network
CBRE has been recognized as a trailblazing employer in the commercial
real estate industry. Earlier this year, CBRE was named one of
“America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine, recognized as one
of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Companies for the third
straight year, and named a World’s Most Ethical Company by The
Ethisphere Institute for the second consecutive year.
For more information on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index or to download
a free copy of the report, visit http://www.hrc.org/cei.
About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company
headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real
estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue). The
Company has approximately 70,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and
serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400
offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice
and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services;
property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal
and valuation; development services; investment management; and research
and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.
CBRE Group, Inc.
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