Los Angeles, March 15, 2012 – CBRE Group, Inc. (CBRE) today announced it has been named to the prestigious Companies That Care Honor Roll for the fifth consecutive year. Companies on the Honor Roll have demonstrated employer practices that signify their strong commitment to their employees and their communities, as determined by Center for Companies That Care, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for employees and communities.
“These employers are an inspiration,” said Marci Koblenz, Center for Companies That Care’s Co-founder and President. “Their daily practices within their organizations and in the community affirm business as a valuable contributor to society.”
Honor Roll employers are selected for their adherence to all 10 Characteristics of a “Company That Cares.” CBRE, like the other companies named to the list, excels in the 10 Characteristics inherent to a “Company That Cares,” which include: sustaining a work environment founded on dignity and respect for all employees; developing great leaders, at all levels; establishing standards for ethical behavior and integrity; and getting involved in community endeavors and/or public policy.
“The selection of CBRE for the Companies that Care Honor Roll for the fifth straight year underscores the daily commitment of our employees to respect, integrity, service and excellence in their professions and their communities,” said Chris Kirk, Global Director of Human Resources.
The tenth annual Companies That Care Honor Roll celebrates U.S.-based organizations of all sizes in diverse industries. The 2012 Honor Roll includes privately held and publicly traded organizations as well as not-for-profit employers representing 13 industries and 8 states. Recipients will be officially honored at a May 9th event in Chicago. CBRE is the only commercial real estate services firm on the list.
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 firm (in terms of 2011 revenue). The Company has approximately 34,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 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 Web site at www.cbre.com.