CBRE Group, Inc. Earns Top Score on Corporate Equality Index for Fourth Consecutive Year

CBRE Scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual
Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) announced that it received a perfect score
of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national
benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices
related to LGBT workplace equality that is administered by the Human
Rights Campaign Foundation
. With its high score, CBRE is recognized
as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. This marks CBRE’s fourth
consecutive year of achieving a perfect score, and the company continues
to pave the way for increased diversity across the entire commercial
real estate industry.

“We are grateful that our people are committed to upholding our values
while creating outstanding outcomes for our clients—together our efforts
underscore the value of an inclusive and diverse workforce,” said Chris
, global president, Capital Markets, CBRE and co-executive
sponsor of the company’s LGBT & Allies Network Group. “We are honored
that HRC has recognized our commitment for the fourth consecutive year
by recognizing CBRE as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.”

The 2017 CEI rated 407 major businesses in the report, which evaluates
LGBT-related policies and practices such as non-discrimination workplace
protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health
care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT

CBRE’s LGBT & Allies Network Group plays an instrumental role in
ensuring CBRE satisfies all of the CEI’s criteria and in engaging with
national organizations such as Out & Equal that advocate for workplace

“We are committed to celebrating the successes of all our people
in order to deliver exceptional outcomes to our clients,” said Tim
Schroeder, managing director, Global Workplace Solutions, CBRE and
co-executive sponsor of the LGBT & Allies Network Group. “We are
extremely proud of our people and of this important achievement that
recognizes our commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment.”

Earlier this year, CBRE was ranked 15th on the list of 500 U.S.-based
companies in Forbes magazine’s 2016 “America’s Best Employers”
list. CBRE was also recognized as one of Fortune magazine’s Most
Admired Companies for the fourth straight year and named a World’s Most
Ethical Company by The Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive

More information on CBRE’s diversity and inclusion efforts can be found here.
For more information on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index or to download
a free copy of the report, visit

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 (based on 2015 revenue). The Company
has more than 70,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real
estate investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices (excluding
affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated 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


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