From Refill to Recharge: How Electric Vehicles are Changing City Infrastructure

by Emma Kantrowitz

The phrase, “I have to stop for gas,” might be on its way out.

Talk of electric vehicle proliferation has been occurring for years across the U.S. and around the globe, but the future of the auto industry is no longer merely on the horizon. Given the recent announcements from major car manufacturers planning to reduce the number of gasoline-fueled models and increase the amount of electric vehicle options, it seems that the industry’s future has arrived.

Flipping the Ship: A New Life for Decommissioned Vessels

by Karla Pope

The saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” rings true, particularly when it comes to old ships that have been abandoned or fallen into disuse. Around the world, out-of-service vessels are being repurposed and transformed into thriving restaurants, hotels, museums and other waterfront attractions.

LGBT Retirement Communities: Aging in a Safe Place

by Daniel Rosen

The seaside town of Provincetown offered a lifestyle and a community that Kathryn Livelli had never encountered in her life until she moved there in the 1990s. Livelli and her partner, both New Jersey natives, decamped to the small town at the northern tip of Cape Cod after a car accident left them both seriously injured. They abandoned their high-paying corporate jobs, became the owners of Womencrafts (a feminist bookstore), and seamlessly blended into Provincetown’s LGBT community.

CBRE Group, Inc. Earns Place on Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Fourth Consecutive Year

Press Release

LOS ANGELES, September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the fourth year in a row. This prestigious index recognizes corporations that demonstrate leadership in environmental, social and governance performance.

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, 25 percent were included in DJSI North America.

Making Global Impact with Environmentally Friendly Infrastructure

by Emma Kantrowitz

The built environment and the natural environment are inextricably linked.

Tenants looking to reduce their carbon footprints gravitate toward sustainable, LEED-certified buildings. In turn, more of these structures are built by developers and existing spaces are retrofitted to meet demand. But it’s not just buildings that are being created with the environment in mind. Large-scale infrastructure projects, ones that minimize harm to local wildlife and ecosystems, are also cropping up.

CBRE: Communities and Giving


In 2016, CBRE and its employees donated nearly $13 million to charitable organizations around the world. Our recently released CR Report highlights the company’s community involvement initiatives in each of the regions where we operate.

CBRE: People & Culture


At CBRE, people are at the center of our strategy. We are at our best when people with different backgrounds and experiences come together to produce great results for our clients. Our recently released CR Report highlights our continued focus on diversity and inclusion.

CBRE: Environmental Sustainability


The 2016 CBRE Corporate Responsibility Report highlights many of the company’s milestones in environmental sustainability.

We updated our Environmental Sustainability Policy at the end of 2016. The new policy has nine areas of focus:

CBRE: Shared Advantage


Much has changed in the 10 years since CBRE began measuring and reporting on its corporate responsibility activities. Perhaps no single aspect of the knowledge gained is as crucial as this recognition:

All business activity has impacts, and the most responsible companies are those that closely align their corporate responsibility efforts with their specific business activities.

CBRE Releases Tenth Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

Press Release

LOS ANGELES, August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, has released its tenth annual Corporate Responsibility Report. The 2016 report – themed “Building Connections” – highlights CBRE’s many accomplishments as a leader in responsible business practices within the commercial real estate industry. 

CBRE has been consistently recognized for its corporate responsibility practices and performance:


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