Our approach

At CBRE we take the impact we have on our clients, suppliers, employees, communities and stakeholders seriously. It is our goal to be as widely recognised for the way we do business as we are for the quality of the real estate services we provide.

We focus our attention on the areas where we believe we can make the greatest impact:

  • helping mitigate the impact of the built environment on climate change;
  • using our talent, energy and resources to improve the quality of    our communities and the lives of others; and
  • helping our people to reach their full potential while providing a safe and ethical workplace. 


Our progress

As we consistently evaluate our progress, our corporate responsibility strategy is backed by tangible commitments and our performance is evaluated annually and assessed against external reporting.

If you wish to know more about our corporate social responsibility approach, please download our Corporate Responsibility Report, 2016.

 

With Advantage Comes Responsibility

CBRE continues to build on our foundation of responsible business pillars. Explore our areas of focus below.

Safer Cities

CBRE is delighted to be working with children’s charity, Plan International, to bring the charity’s Safer Cities programme to Nairobi in Kenya.

Environmental Sustainability

We have both a responsibility and an opportunity to minimize environmental impact by influencing the way buildings are built, sourced, managed, occupied and sold.

People and Culture

Our employee journey starts with our RISE values—Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence. These are at the heart of our business and serve as the foundation for ensuring CBRE is a great place to work.

Health and Safety

We are recognized internationally for our commitment to the protection of our employees, clients and communities.

Communities and Giving

We are committed to fulfilling our role as a responsible corporate citizen by supporting and adding value to the communities where our employees live and work, as well as the communities where the need is greatest.

Procurement

We have a heightened focus on our opportunity to use our multi-billion-dollar global supply chain to promote sustainable business practices.

Ethics and Compliance

We consistently strive to raise the industry standard for ethics and compliance. Building a business fit for the future starts with a sound ethical foundation.

Governance

Our rigorous governance structure ensures we can serve our clients, shareholders and employees with integrity.
How we respond to and manage challenging conflicts is not just a set of corporate policies and procedures—it's a fundamental factor in defining our success.
Managing Conflicts of Interest