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CBRE: Shared Advantage

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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

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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:

CBRE Releases Tenth Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

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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:

How Corporate Gardens Help Grow Employee Wellness

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Your typical office job probably doesn’t involve much digging around in the dirt. But maybe it should.

Green Building Initiatives Continue Following U.S. Departure from Paris Agreement

by Daniel Rosen
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Upon its signing in 2015, the Paris Agreement was hailed as a landmark pact that unified 196 nations throughout the world in combatting climate change. The accord in part aims to limit the rise in global average temperature this century to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. It was seen as a decisive step towards fighting what Ban Ki-moon, United Nations secretary-general, called “one of the most crucial problems on earth.”

CBRE Green Conversations: Sustainability in Property Management

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What part does Sustainability play in real estate? What role should it play? What opportunities are there to deliver added value through green real estate?

As part of a new interview series, Green Conversations, we will be exploring the role of green initiatives in real estate. We will be speaking to experts across our business — across markets, geographies, and business lines — to understand what role sustainability currently plays in their respective spheres. We will look at key trends, and the opportunities to deliver advantage through green initiatives.

The Next Wave of Building Materials

by Emma Kantrowitz
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Take a look at the buildings in any city in the world, and what you’ll find will likely be similar: concrete, glass structures, polished stone walls, brick facades and steel beams. It’s no surprise that these materials prevail in urban design; they’re strong, reliable and builders know how to work with them. But for one German architect, that’s not enough—she believes that building materials should be sustainable and made from the earth.                  

Using Technology to Power a Sustainable Built Environment

by Damien Renaut
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The performance gap between how buildings should perform and how they actually operate is a significant issue but emerging technology now exists that can help address this (and the associated environmental impact) in a cost effective way.

With buildings accounting for over 40% of all carbon emissions within the UK it is essential that the building market embraces technology to reduce its impact on the environment.

Chicago Named Nation’s Greenest City in CBRE Study

Green Building Adoption Index shows more “green” in cities with benchmarking laws
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LOS ANGELES, July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - After placing second last year, the Chicago market claimed the top spot with 66% of its space qualified as green certified according to the fourth annual Green Building Adoption Index study by CBRE and Maastricht University. San Francisco slipped to second, while Atlanta, Houston and Minneapolis again claimed spots in the top 5 in the 2017 report. “Green” office buildings in the U.S. are defined as those that hold either an EPA ENERGY STAR label, USGBC LEED certification or both.

Creating Employee Experience through Technology is Crucial Amidst Rising Prime Office Occupancy Costs, According to CBRE

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LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Amidst rising occupancy costs, companies are tasked with creating a user experience, in part through technology, that makes employees more efficient and effective, and that makes the office the preferred place to work, according to CBRE Research’s latest

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