CBRE creates Shared Advantage for the company, our clients and the communities we serve through socially responsible, market-driven solutions that align our specific business activities to CBRE’s corporate responsibility. By influencing positive outcomes in every phase of our business, CBRE helps to build healthier, more vibrant communities that connect to each other and create the economic vitality required to solve important societal issues.

Sharing the Responsibility

CBRE’s 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights the benefits gained by operating our business in an ethical manner, and demonstrates our continued progress toward implementing important global initiatives.

Raising the Industry Standard

The pillars of our responsible business practices are the foundation for our success. Discover how CBRE builds healthy communities within the organization to strengthen our industry leadership and provide better outcomes for clients.

Building Healthy Communities

Discover how CBRE creates Shared Advantage through responsible business practices, and how generating positive economic, social and environmental outcomes in real estate builds healthy communities.

Shared Advantage at Work

CBRE incorporates Shared Advantage into everything we do, leveraging market forces and a local focus on community partnerships to create value at every stage of the real estate process.


Trammell Crow Company is demonstrating its commitment to Shared Advantage by Developing Healthy Communities that address environmental, economic, health & wellness, social, transportation and governance impacts – aligning its projects to the interests of its community members, stakeholders, investors and clients.

Global Workplace Solutions

Major corporations are being challenged on multiple fronts by economic performance, environmental stewardship and the competition for talent. GWS assists corporate clients in Operating Healthy Communities that achieve a Shared Advantage through the integration of economic and environmental outcomes, rigorous health & safety practices and innovative workplace concepts.

Asset Services

Asset Services creates Shared Advantage by Managing Healthy Communities through a comprehensive set of policies and practices that improve environmental, social and economic outcomes, while also helping clients to meet their financial and stakeholder reporting goals.

Valuation & Advisory Services

Growing evidence shows that certified, sustainable buildings have higher market value. CBRE is creating a Shared Advantage by Valuing Healthy Communities through the pioneering development of sustainability standards and training protocols.

Advisory & Transaction Services

Real estate is at the nexus of many environmental and social issues that both owners and occupiers must consider when making decisions. CBRE professionals deliver Shared Advantage by Representing Healthy Communities that provide the most productive and financially beneficial locations with respect to these considerations.

Capital Markets

Recognizing that lenders are providing preferential rates to multifamily projects with proven water and energy performance & certification, CBRE Capital Markets has placed nearly $8 billion in green financing over the past two years while further creating a Shared Advantage by Financing Healthy Communities through our Affordable Housing practice.

Healthy Communities

Shared Advantage starts in the office and extends to the entire community – where healthy social, environmental and economic policies inspire growth and sustainable practices. By Building Healthy Communities into every phase of the real estate process, CBRE transforms social responsibility into lasting economic vitality that benefits the populations we serve.

Investment Management

It is widely acknowledged that buildings with high sustainability scores and environment certifications achieve higher rents, better occupancy rates and greater returns. CBRE Global Investors delivers a Shared Advantage by Investing in Healthy Communities that embrace these commitments to ESG in their investment and management practices.