CBRE Earns Place on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Third Consecutive Year
15 Nov 2021
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) today announced that its environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs have earned the company a place on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the third year in a row.
Only 322 companies (of 2,544 that are eligible) made the grade for the 2021 DJSI World Index.
“As the global leader in commercial real estate, we have the opportunity and the obligation to positively impact our communities, people, clients and other stakeholders through our sustainability efforts,” said Bob Sulentic, president & chief executive officer for CBRE. “Our inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the third consecutive year reflects the strong progress we continue to make in growing our business in socially responsible ways.”
CBRE was also one of 149 companies (of 620 that are eligible) to merit a place in the 2021 DJSI North America Index—the eighth year in a row that the company has achieved this recognition.
Earlier this year, CBRE announced a commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040. As a part of its 2040 net-zero emissions strategy, CBRE signed The Climate Pledge, joining a group of companies committed to achieving the Paris Agreement’s net-zero carbon goal 10 years ahead of schedule, as well as the Business Ambition for 1.5°C commitment, a campaign led by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in partnership with the UN Global Compact and the We Mean Business coalition.
CBRE was recently named a Top 20 ESG Company by Kiplinger. The company earned a spot on the FTSE4Good Index for the eighth consecutive year. CBRE is ranked #22 on the 2021 Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies list. The company is ranked #24 overall and is the top-ranked real estate company on 3BL Media’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2021.
More information can be found at www.cbre.com/responsibility.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.