Los Angeles, 2015-9-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the second year in a row. This prestigious index recognizes corporations demonstrating leadership on environmental, social and governance issues.
CBRE is the only commercial real estate services and investment firm included in the index.
The 600 largest North American companies of the S&P Global Broad Market Index were invited to participate in the RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment. Of these, approximately the top 25 percent made the DJSI.
“We are honored to again be part of this prestigious index,” said Bob Sulentic, CBRE’s president and chief executive officer. “We recognize the important role the commercial real estate industry plays in the global economy and continuously work to improve our own corporate responsibility performance while assisting our clients and the industry in their efforts.”
Earlier this year, CBRE was included in the FTSE4Good Index Series, which recognizes companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices, for the second year in a row. Additional recognition in 2015 includes being rated one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine, inclusion in Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies for the third straight year, recognition as a World’s Most Ethical Company by The Ethisphere Institute for the second consecutive year and receiving an EPA 2015 Energy Star® Partner of The Year Sustained Excellence Award for the eighth year in a row.
More information on corporate responsibility at CBRE can be found at www.cbre.com/responsibility.
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 (in terms of 2014 revenue). The Company has more than 70,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 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 website at www.cbre.com.
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