We are committed to responsible and sustainable business practices

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


Building Connections - 2016 Corporate Responsibility ReportAs 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.

Our 2016 CR report “Building Connections” was produced in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards at the Core level and includes the company’s progress toward implementing the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact.

CBRE has been producing a corporate responsibility report annually since 2007.

Archived reports may be found here.

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With Advantage Comes Responsibility


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

Corporate Responsibility

Our Policies

Our rigorous governance structure ensures we can serve our clients, shareholders and employees with integrity.

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.

Communities and Giving

At CBRE, we are committed to fulfilling our role as a responsible business by supporting and adding value to the communities where our employees live and work, as well as the communities where the need is greatest.

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.


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