Firm named to America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019 list
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2019--
Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) recently announced that the firm has
been named to Forbes’ America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019
“Fostering a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion is a
foundational component of our success as a company,” said Cushman &
Wakefield Americas CEO Shawn Mobley. “It’s at the center of our people
strategyand – most importantly – we produce the best outcomes
for our clients when we harness the power of diverse teams and diverse
perspectives. While we are honored by this recognition, we also realize
that we can always do more. We are committed to continuing to build an
organization where all of our employees feel a deep sense of
uses an independent survey of more than 50,000 people to
identify companies with exemplary diversity and inclusion practices.
Evaluations are based on four criteria: direct recommendations, where
employees recommend their employers; indirect recommendations, where
minority-group respondents may recommend other firms; diversity among
top executives/board; and key performance indicators such as whether a
company has an executive devoted to diversity and how management
communicates dedication to a diverse culture.
In order to continue fostering an inclusive company culture, Cushman &
Wakefield has a variety of diversity and inclusion programs, including:
Women’s Integrated Network (WIN): WIN’s mission is to develop
and support women at Cushman & Wakefield by providing a platform that
values diverse perspectives and leverages leadership skills to benefit
the firm, its clients and the industry.
Blacks United in Leadership and Development (BUILD): Cushman &
Wakefield’s BUILD employee resource group fosters the advancement of
professionals that identify as black or are of African descent.
UNITY: UNITY’s mission is to provide an open-minded support
system for Cushman & Wakefield’s LGBTQ+ community through employee
development, networking and mentoring.
Veterans Initiative Program:
Cushman & Wakefield partners with
veterans’ organizations and coalitions to develop best practices for
hiring, retaining and supporting veteran employees.
Cushman & Wakefield Future Leaders (CWFL): CWFL’s mission
is to create a network of rising professionals within Cushman &
Wakefield through continuing education, collaboration, communication
and community service.
Source: Cushman & Wakefield
About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services
firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and
owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services
firms with approximately 51,000 employees in 400 offices and 70
countries. In 2018, the firm had revenue of $8.2 billion across core
services of property, facilities and project management, leasing,
capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com
or follow @CushWake
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