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

CBRE scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual scorecard on LGBT workplace equality
Nov 9, 2017 1:00 PM ET

LOS ANGELES, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent for the fifth straight year on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality. With its high score in the CEI, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, CBRE is recognized as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. 

Karen Ellzey and Chris Ludeman, co-executive sponsors of the company’s LGBT & Allies Network Group, said: “CBRE is deeply committed to creating a workplace culture that attracts the industry’s top talent and encourages our colleagues to bring their full and best selves to work each day. We are honored by this recognition, and thank the leaders of our LGBT & Allies and our other employee network groups for helping CBRE build a culture of excellence through inclusiveness.”  

The 2018 CEI rated over 947 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 community.

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

More information on CBRE’s diversity and inclusion efforts can be found here. For more information on the 2018 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 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