Who are CBRE?

CBRE UK are a global leader in commercial real estate and investments; with services, insights and data that span every dimension of the industry. We offer integrated solutions in engineering, facilities, transaction, project management and investment management.

At CBRE we are committed to providing a work environment that attracts, develops, and retains the best people and celebrates the professional success of every individual. By creating an environment where everyone is valued for who they are, recognised for their contributions and given the chance to grow, we open our business up to new perspectives and opportunities.

What projects / schemes / initiatives to support women’s recruitment, retention and progression in STEM are CBRE UK involved in? 

At CBRE UK, committed to attracting, developing, and retaining women within our organisation. We are taking number of steps to support and empower women in our workplace:

Attracting Women:-

  1. Monitoring our recruitment practises to ensure more diverse interview panels and diverse candidates slates at longlist and shortlist stages.
  2. Using our global recruitment system Talent Source to help monitor our minimum standards for recruitment, and investing AI enhancements for our Talent Source Platform, which will grade our content to ensure we are removing gender bias job descriptions.
  3. Working towards ensuring greater diversity in our Next Generation programmes, including school, intern, graduate, and internship.
  4. Implementing strategies to attract a diverse range to candidates during recruitment, including women, and promote job opportunities to women who are seeking to return to work after a career break.

Developing Women:-

  1. Encouraging proportionate representation within our talent, learning and development programmes and increasing our investment in women-focused programmes.
  2. Implementing support for career returners with focused interventions, coaching and mentoring.
  3. Embedding flexible working to support employees with caring and/or parental responsibilities; and supporting our Women’s Network to implement interventions supporting women across the organisation to develop their careers.

Retaining Women:-

Our commitment to inclusion at CBRE and why we joined WISE.

We joined WISE as this partnership will enable us to support and deliver our Global DE&I goals and objectives. CBRE are committed to continue their work in supporting women engineers and young girls into engineering and technical careers. Through this partnership we will attract new and emerging talent into our business and help drive the DE & I agenda across engineering and related sectors.