CBRE 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report: Environment

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With buildings responsible for 40% of carbon emissions globally and our 7.1 billion square feet of managed property, CBRE has an outsized opportunity to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions through our own operations, services for our investor and occupier clients, and our entire value chain. 

We have set ambitious targets for the next two decades. 

CBRE 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report

We take great pride in our reputation for upholding the highest standards in the way we do business.
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CBRE’s 15th annual Corporate Responsibility report highlights how we deliver exceptional results for our clients while also focusing on our company’s role in creating positive impacts for people and the planet.

To realize a more sustainable and just future for all, our approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues aligns with 10 of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and rooted in the communities where we live and work.

CBRE Climbs to #11 on Barron's List of Most Sustainable U.S. Companies

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DALLAS, February 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) rose to #11 on the Barron’s 2022 list of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S., out of the 1,000 largest publicly traded companies by market value.

CBRE Earns Place in Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for Third Consecutive Year


CBRE Group, Inc.’s continued focus on diversity, equity and inclusion arned the company a place in the 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the third year in a row.

CBRE Earns Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign's 2022 Corporate Equality Index for Ninth Year in a Row

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February 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign, earning a perfect score in its 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the ninth consecutive year.

CBRE and Project Destined Widen Pathway for Future Black Commercial Real Estate Professionals Through First-of-its-Kind HBCU Bridge Program

Holistic scholarship program engages students, academic advisors with CBRE leaders
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DALLAS, February 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ – CBRE Group and Project Destined have launched a first-of-its-kind program to help Black students bridge their education to real-world experience in the commercial real estate industry. 

The Next Normal

A complete guide to how hybrid work is impacting the workplace and transforming commercial real estate

Hybrid Work Isn’t New.

But It’s Now Normal. The pandemic accelerated the adoption of workplace flexibility, demonstrating that many people can be productive outside the office. Work now includes a multitude of digital-first tasks, such as writing emails and creating spreadsheets—which can be accomplished virtually and often were prior to COVID-19. Hybrid work is consequently something many already engaged in to varying degrees before the pandemic.

Hybrid Work Will Require a Hybrid Workplace.

Real Estate's Role in the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Agenda

Key strategies for commercial real estate leaders to move toward a more sustainable future

The past two years have seen an unprecedented degree of disruption—from the pandemic to climate-related events to social justice protests. This convergence of global challenges has heightened focus on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and trained a spotlight on corporate real estate (CRE) leaders' purpose and mission.

CRE leaders have an important opportunity—if not an obligation—to affirm the mission and purpose of our industry.

What’s in the Report

CBRE Commits to Net Zero By 2040


CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) today announced its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040. This commitment encompasses carbon emissions from CBRE’s own operations and the properties it manages for investors and occupiers, as well as indirect supply chain emissions.

CBRE Receives Gold Award in Ministry of Defence's Employer Recognition Scheme

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LONDON, July 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The UK business of global real estate advisor, CBRE, has been awarded the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence. CBRE is the first property services provider to achieve this accolade, which recognises organisations which employ and support those who serve, veterans and their families.


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