Los Angeles – April 2, 2013 – CBRE Group, Inc. (CBRE) today announced it has been recognized for the Best Corporate-Community Partnership for the CBRE Cares Shelter Program in the 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards by Ragan’s PR Daily. Through the CBRE Cares Shelter Program employees participate with the Company’s housing nonprofit partners, Rebuilding Together and HomeAid, in rebuilding projects at community centers, homeless shelters, and transitional and permanent housing in markets across the U.S.
“Designed to help improve housing options for individuals in need, our CBRE Cares Shelter Program’s hands-on focus allows our professionals to build on their leadership skills to deliver measurable results in their communities,” says Laura O’Brien, Global Director of Human Resources & Workplace Strategy.
According to PR Daily, the Best Corporate-Community Partnership award is given to a company that has gone above and beyond in its corporate-community efforts, forming a partnership that has benefited both the company and the community.
“We are excited to be acknowledged for the hard work and dedication that thousands of our employees have demonstrated throughout the years with the CBRE Cares Shelter Program,” says Kathleen Thompson, Director of CBRE Foundation. “I am proud to be a part of a company that is dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities of which we live and work.”
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.