CBRE named to the 2018 America’s Best Employers For Diversity list by Forbes

Los Angeles, 2018-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been named to the 2018 America’s Best Employers For Diversity list by Forbes. The company earned a #45 ranking on the list of 250 organizations and is the only commercial real estate company to receive this honor.

The Forbes ranking is the result of employee responses to surveys that asked about diversity, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age and disability. Other factors considered were the gender split of management teams and boards, and the company’s proactive communication about diversity.

“CBRE prides itself on creating a work environment that supports all of our employees and values the differences of each individual,” said Bobby Griffin, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for the Americas at CBRE. “We are honored to be named to this list and we will continue our efforts to celebrate the unique qualities that our employees bring to our company.”

Forbes and the research firm Statista surveyed 30,000 U.S. employees in companies that have at least 1,000 employees.

Click here to review the full list on forbes.com.

In December 2017, FORTUNE magazine also named CBRE one of the best U.S. workplaces for diversity.

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 2016 revenue). The company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 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 www.cbre.com.

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CBRE named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ —
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has been named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital.

Forbes and JUST Capital evaluate U.S.-based public companies based on measures of corporate citizenship, including employee relations, quality of goods and services, client service, environmental impact, community support, diversity and ethical conduct. Nearly 1,000 companies are considered for inclusion in the JUST 100.

“We work hard to create an environment where our people can build rewarding careers while producing great client outcomes and making a positive impact on their communities,” said Bob Sulentic, president & chief executive officer, CBRE. “We are proud that Forbes has recognized our efforts and thank our talented professionals for continuing to distinguish CBRE.”

JUST Capital is a nonprofit research organization that seeks to provide stakeholders—employees, concerned citizens, business leaders and others—with information to assess how “just” companies are.

Earlier this month CBRE was named a 2017 Best Workplace for Diversity by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work®. Additionally, CBRE has been in both the FTSE4Good Index and the Ethisphere Institutes’ World’s Most Ethical Company list every year since 2014. It also has received an EPA ENERGY STAR® Partner of The Year — Sustained Excellence Award for 10 consecutive years.

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 2016 revenue). The company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 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 www.cbre.com.

SOURCE: CBRE

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The Walt Disney Company moves up to 2nd place on the list of the World’s Most Reputable Companies for 2016

GLENDALE, Calif., 2016-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Walt Disney Company has just ranked No. 2 on the list of the World’s Most Reputable Companies for 2016, published in Forbes, moving up from No. 6 in 2015.

Every year, Reputation Institute assembles the annual ranking by polling global consumer perception on companies’ products and services, innovation, workplace, governance, citizenship, leadership and performance.

“The Walt Disney Company is number one in the world when it comes to being perceived as a good corporate citizen and also as a company with fair and ethical business practices,” said Kasper Ulf Nielsen, executive partner at Reputation Institute, in the Forbes.com article.

This honor follows similar accolades from recent months: Disney was named the World’s Most Powerful Brand and recognized onFortune’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies.

SOURCE: Disney

 

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. named one of America’s Best Employers for 2015 according to independent study organized by Forbes and Statista.com

PLANO, Texas, 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) was recently named one of America’s Best Employers for 2015 according to an independent study organized by Forbes and Statista.com. The survey anonymously questioned 20,000 Americans on whether they would recommend their employer to potential employees, and was conducted through a variety of anonymous online panels.

“We’re proud to be named one of America’s best employers – a designation determined by our very own associates,” said Myron E. (Mike) Ullman, III, chief executive officer of JCPenney. “This honor is particularly gratifying for the Company as it mirrors our own internal associate engagement scores, which increased nine points last year alone. This is a significant achievement for any retailer, especially considering that the Company was undergoing a turnaround.”

“Our associates are the heart of JCPenney, and their passion for the Company is critical to creating customer loyalty,” added Marvin Ellison, president and CEO-designee of JCPenney. “While it’s been only six months since I joined the Company, it is clear to see how our Warrior Spirit helps us to win with customers, while inspiring and winning with our own associates.”

JCPenney was also named to Victory Media’s Military Friendly Employer list for the second year in a row. Victory Media recognizes the Company’s military recruiting efforts, percentage of new hires with military service, veteran retention programs and National Guard and Reserve service policies.

Additionally, jcp salon was recently awarded Behind the Chair’s 2015 Stylist Choice Award for favorite chain salon group. Stylists from across the nation voted for their favorite salon chain, and jcp salon was the winner out of five finalists.

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About JCPenney:
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP), one of the nation’s largest apparel and home furnishing retailers, is dedicated to fitting the diversity of America with unparalleled style, quality and value. Across approximately 1,060 stores and at jcpenney.com, customers will discover a broad assortment of national, private and exclusive brands to fit all shapes, sizes, colors and wallets. For more information, please visit jcpenney.com.

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