Human Rights Campaign Names CBRE a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality


LOS ANGELES–CBRE Group, Inc. received a perfect score of 100 percent for the sixth consecutive year on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

With its high score in the CEI, administered by the Human Rights Campaign, CBRE is recognized as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

Karen Ellzey, co-executive sponsor of the company’s LGBTQ & Allies Employee Network Group, says: “What an honor to be yet again acknowledged by the Human Rights Campaign for our continued work in creating an inclusive environment where all employees are free to be themselves at work.”

Chris Ludeman, also a co-executive sponsor of the group added: “The employees at CBRE and the members of LGBTQ & Allies should feel proud of this recognition as their work and commitment to our RISE (Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence) values enable us to be recognized.”

The 2019 CEI rated hundreds of major businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBTQ-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 LGBTQ community.