Corporate Social Responsibility - Cushman & Wakefield

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Responsibility

We strive to be a responsible partner to the people and properties we serve; our success is built on well-earned trust.

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that provides our clients with insight to make real estate decisions. In a world that continues to change faster than ever, we provide deep expertise locally, with global perspective.

And in doing so, we strive to create a positive impact—on our employees and their families, our clients, local and global communities, and the natural environment. We work with stakeholders in more than 70 countries to create a sustainable, successful, responsible business, which includes understanding the way our activities affect other businesses, the environment, society, and the economy.

We are committed to managing corporate social responsibility as an employer, prospective employer, and professional service provider to our clients. We believe a robust Global Corporate Social Responsibility Program is critical to attracting the right talent to serve our clients. Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Corporate Social Responsibility Program aims to formalize our commitment to responsible and sustainable operations.  Click here to access our current Global Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

Corporate Responsibility Report

Check back for our report on 2017 CSR initiatives due out in mid-2018.

Cushman & Wakefield has adopted operating principles which guide our activity in the following areas.

Global Corporate Social Responsibility Governance

Our Corporate Social Responsibility Governance Committee is comprised of global executive leadership from multiple departments and markets. These leaders set and manage Cushman & Wakefield’s sustainability policies and strategies.

Environmental Management

We are committed to securing a better, more sustainable future and continually strive to develop and implement sustainable practices and innovation every day, in every location. Our Environmental Commitment gives structure to our award-winning sustainability program.

Our People

With more than 45,000 employees in 70 countries, we realize innovation through our diversity. As an organization, we create a supportive environment where we cultivate our employees’ professional interests and aspirations, and help them channel that passion into outstanding client service.

Employee Health & Safety

A safe and healthy workplace is the fundamental right of every person, and a successful business is one that provides an environment that supports the security of employees, contractors, members of the public, and the work environment.

Ethics & Governance

Integrity and trust are the foundation for our business, and we are committed to putting our clients first and exceeding their expectations through ethical business practices. We are dedicated to achieving and maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct and institutional integrity.


Our global, centralized procurement model enables us to ensure consistent sustainability practices, quality, and value for our clients. We leverage spend across the entire organization and ensure appropriate business standards are followed, while keeping our focus on cost-reduction.

Working within the Global Community

Investing time and resources is essential to our role as a responsible and positive contributor to local communities. We do so by contributing as an organization, and encouraging volunteerism among our employees.

Whistleblower Hotline

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Previous Corporate Responsibility Reports can be accessed below.

Corporate Responsibility Report 2015

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