Corprate Bias Ratings
CBRE Group, a real estate company, vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. CBRE has pledged to support the National Urban League and funds multiple LGBTQ organizations. CBRE Investment Management is part of Glasgow's Net Zero Alliance and is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. However, the company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, CBRE Group receives a Medium Risk rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
CBRE Group received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means CBRE has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
CBRE is a member of an LGBTQ advocacy group called “Changing the Face of Property,” which sponsors Pride Month events alongside encouraging diversity in the workplace (1). CBRE Investment Management is part of the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative, committed to carbon neutrality with its investments by 2050 (2). CBRE CEO Robert Sulentic is a member of the Business Roundtable and signed its 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (5)(6).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
CBRE Group has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). CBRE Group has pledged to support the National Urban League and related causes (3)(4). CBRE is a brass sponsor of Out & Equal and a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (5)(6).
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