Los Angeles, March 27, 2013 – CBRE Group, Inc. (CBRE) today announced it has been named to the Companies That Care Honor Roll for the sixth consecutive year. Companies on the 2013 Honor Roll have demonstrated outstanding workplace practices and active community involvement, as determined by Center for Companies That Care, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to social sustainability by engaging employers in improving the lives of employees, families, and communities. CBRE is the only commercial real estate services firm on the list.
“These employers are truly engaged with their employees,” said Marci Koblenz, Center for Companies That Care’s Co-founder and President. “They show a commitment to helping people achieve career goals as well as life goals. There is no doubt these organizations are companies that care and are examples to follow.”
Honor Roll employers are selected for their adherence to all 10 Characteristics of socially responsible employers. 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.
“CBRE is proud to provide a workplace that benefits our employees and the communities in which we live and work,” says Laura O’Brien, Global Director of Human Resources & Workplace Strategy. “We are honored that these efforts have been recognized by our sixth consecutive selection for the Companies that Care Honor Roll.”
The 11th annual Companies That Care Honor Roll celebrates U.S.-based organizations of all sizes in diverse industries. The 2013 Honor Roll includes 85% privately held and 15% publicly traded companies as well as not-for-profit employers representing nine industries. Recipients will be officially honored at a May 30th event in Chicago.
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 2012 revenue). The Company has approximately 37,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 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.