Los Angeles – September 19, 2014 – CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has earned a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America (DJSI). This prestigious index recognizes companies that are leaders in adopting responsible business practices that improve the environment and the communities in which they operate.
Dow Jones tracks the economic, environmental and social sustainability performance of the 600 largest North America-based companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index. Of these, approximately the top 25 percent made the DJSI.
CBRE joins the DJSI on September 22, 2014. It is the only commercial real estate services and investment firm included in the index.
“We are very proud to be among the premier companies who earned a spot in the sustainability index,” said Bob Sulentic, CBRE’s president and chief executive officer. “Being a responsible member of our communities is an integral part of our corporate culture and increasingly important to our success – today and tomorrow.”
CBRE’s Corporate Responsibility program spans six key areas: environmental sustainability; communities and giving; people and culture; ethics and compliance; corporate governance; and health and safety. Earlier this year, CBRE was named a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by The Ethisphere Institute; recognized among the 2014 Most Valuable Employers For Military®; ranked among Fortune Magazine's Most Admired Companies; and earned an EPA 2014 Energy Star® Partner of The Year Sustained Excellence Award for the seventh consecutive year.
The Company’s 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report is available here.
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 2013 revenue). The Company has approximately 44,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through approximately 350 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.