Corporate Responsibility

Practices

An adherence to the highest standards of governance, ethics and compliance while providing exceptional outcomes.

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Overview

Rigorous governance ensures that we always serve our clients, shareholders, and employees with the utmost integrity.

Procurement

Supplier Diversity

CBRE has committed to spend $1 billion with diverse suppliers in 2021 and to grow to $3 billion in five years.

Supplier Code of Conduct

Covering everything from human rights and labor practices to anti-corruption and environmental policies, this document establishes expectations for supplier business conduct when working with CBRE and our clients.

Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

We have a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and take proactive steps to minimize the risk of human rights infringements in our supply chain.

Ethics and Compliance

Success means upholding the highest ethical and professional standards. We conduct business the right way every day by embodying our RISE values:

  • RESPECT: We act with consideration for diverse perspectives and share information openly to inspire trust and encourage collaboration.
  • INTEGRITY: No individual, deal or client is more important than our commitment to our company and what we stand for.
  • SERVICE: We approach challenges with enthusiasm and diligence, building long-term relationships by connecting the right people, capital and opportunities.
  • EXCELLENCE: We focus relentlessly on creating winning outcomes for our clients, employees and shareholders.

Raising Concerns

We look out for one another, care deeply about our company’s reputation and are scrupulous about upholding our RISE values. Employees and others can use the CBRE Ethics HelpLine to confidentially report suspected misconduct or ask a question about our Standards of Business Conduct. Reporting can be done anonymously if permitted by law. The CBRE Ethics HelpLine is operated by an independent company and available 24/7 in every country we do business. All reports of suspected misconduct are taken seriously and investigated appropriately. We have zero tolerance for retaliation. Contact the CBRE Ethics Helpline

Managing Conflicts of Interest

In the real estate services industry, there are situations where the interests of clients might conflict (or appear to conflict) with the interests of the service provider or other clients. How we respond to and manage those conflicts is a fundamental factor defining our success. We take a transparent approach, and in doing so, developed a document that we share with clients, professionals, investors and other stakeholders to clearly articulate our process for managing conflicts of interest. Learn How We Manage Conflicts of Interest.

Respecting and Protecting Personal Data

Our people handle personal data in the course of business across our global enterprise. Ensuring that we respect the privacy rights of individuals and retain the trust of our employees and clients is a top priority. Our Global Data Protection & Privacy Program reinforces our commitment to act ethically and comply with data privacy regulations wherever we do business. Read Our Privacy Policy

Protecting Human Rights

We do business ethically, source responsibly and work to protect human rights and promote them on a global scale in our organization and throughout our supply chain. We support the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and will not tolerate any allegations of human rights abuse. Read Our Human Rights Policy

Disclosing Vulnerability

Our RISE values permeate all aspects of our business, including our efforts to protect the privacy and security of employees, clients, investors, suppliers and others. We invite you to help us bolster our ongoing efforts to safeguard our systems and data by reporting any vulnerabilities you may find. Learn About Our Responsible Disclosure Program.

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