CBRE Named “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” for Second Consecutive Year
20 Jul 2022
CBRE has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index® (DEI) and earned a top score in for 2022.
The DEI is the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool to measure disability workplace inclusion. By taking the DEI, companies can demonstrate stakeholder commitment to disability inclusion and equality, as well as broader social issues, and enhance their reputation.
In 2022, 415 companies benchmarked their disability inclusion efforts with the DEI, which measured: Culture & Leadership; Enterprise-Wide Access; Employment Practices; Community Engagement; Supplier Diversity; Non-U.S. Operations.
“To receive a top score two years in a row is an honor and sets a high bar for us going forward,” said Larry Midler, CBRE general counsel and chief risk officer. Midler is the executive sponsor of the company’s Abilities employee business resource group (EBRG). “Each program, event and recognition helps create a workplace where our people with disabilities and family members of people with disabilities feel valued and heard.”
CBRE’s Abilities EBRG is one of 16 global EBRGs that play an integral role to helping advance the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategy and initiatives. The Abilities EBRG supports and advocates for the professional and personal requirements of employees with disabilities and its advice helps to inform the company’s recruiting and talent development efforts. Since launching in 2020, the group has grown to more than 660 members.
Earlier this year, CBRE was recognized in Bloomberg’s 2022 Gender-Equality Index and received a perfect score for the ninth straight year in the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. Additionally, CBRE was honored by the Bisnow Rise Initiative for our workforce representation program.
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 2021 revenue). The company has more than 105,000 employees (excluding Turner & Townsend 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.