Chicago, IL - March 18, 2010 – CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced it has been named to the prestigious Companies That Care Honor Roll for the third year in a row. Companies on the Honor Roll have demonstrated employer practices that signify their strong commitment to their employees and their communities, as determined by Center for Companies that Care, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for employees and communities.
The Honor Roll is selected by an independent panel of seasoned professionals in a variety of industries. CBRE, like the other companies named to the list, excels in the 10 Characteristics inherent to a "Company That Cares", which include: sustaining a work environment founded on dignity and respect for all employees; developing great leaders, at all levels; establishing standards for ethical behavior and integrity; and getting involved in community endeavors and/or public policy.
"We are extremely impressed that during a tough economy the Honor Roll employers – such as CB Richard Ellis – are doing whatever they can to sustain individuals, families, and communities," said Marci Koblenz, Co-founder and President of Center for Companies That Care.
Those named to the 2010 list feature U.S. organizations that are large, medium and small, public and private, for-profit and not-for-profit, in diverse industries headquartered in 18 states. CBRE is the only commercial real estate services firm on the list. A full list of recognized employers appears at www.companies-that-care.org.
About CB Richard Ellis
CB Richard Ellis 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 firm (in terms of 2009 revenue). The Company has approximately 29,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CB Richard Ellis 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. CB Richard Ellis has been named a BusinessWeek 50 "best in class" company for three years in a row. Please visit our Web site at www.cbre.com.
About Center for Companies That Care
Center for Companies That Care is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the well-being of employees and communities by encouraging employers to integrate the 10 Characteristics of Companies That Care into their daily business practices. For more about Center for Companies That Care, the Honor Roll process, 2010Honor Roll recipients or CAREDAYS10: Terrific Tales, visit www.companies-that-care.org or call 312.661.1010.