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Diversity & Inclusion - Our People

Diversity & Inclusion

AMERICAS DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COUNCIL

Senior leadership individually recruited to lead the Americas Diversity & Inclusion Council that is dedicated to developing strategies to recruit, develop, and retain diverse talent.

Tod Lickerman, Chief Executive of the Americas, personally invited a senior group of leaders to identify key priorities for the council. The group is expanding diversity recruiting efforts for college level hires; implementing processes when hiring and promoting talent to leadership roles; reporting metrics against the firm's goals; and instilling inclusive behaviors in the company culture.


AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND DIVERSITY NETWORK

The vision of the Australia/New Zealand Diversity and Inclusion Network is to create a respectful, inclusive culture which encourages growth to the fullest potential of both Cushman & Wakefield and its people.

The A/NZ D&I Network has partnered with the Diversity Council of Australia, an independent not-for-profit workplace diversity advisor, allowing Cushman & Wakefield to draw on industry best practice, develop and contribute to new initiatives, and continue to welcome a diverse workplace.


INSPIRE

An EMEA-based diversity council dedicated to respecting differences and nurturing strengths. The group operates several different committees committed to diversity and inclusion.

Colin Wilson, Head of UK & Ireland, leads a diversity council called Inspire, which has several committees assigned to create inclusion around different and related areas. The group focuses on Gender, LGBTQ, Mental & Physical Health, Work/Life Solutions, Socio-Economic backgrounds and Ethnicity & Culture.


CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD FUTURE LEADERS (CWFL)

Cushman & Wakefield Future Leaders (CWFL) was created to foster the future leadership talent of our firm. The members of this group strive to advance their careers, the Cushman & Wakefield brand, and the firm’s vision to drive meaningful value to our clients.

The group's mission is to create a network of rising professionals within Cushman & Wakefield which, through continuing education, collaboration, communication and community service, will grow individually and collectively.


UNITY

This group was developed to foster an inclusive environment at Cushman & Wakefield by making a difference in the quality of life at work for LGBTQ employees and allies. This group engages in community support, corporate responsibility, and outreach.

The group’s mission is to provide an open-minded support system for conducting business and addressing the personal requirements of our LGBTQ community through employee development, networking, and mentoring.


Women At Cushman & Wakefield


WOMEN'S INTEGRATED NETWORK (WIN)

The Women’s Integrated Network (WIN) was created to accelerate the advancement of women working at Cushman & Wakefield. By sharing information, best practices, education, and experience, members of this group help one another develop leadership skills and career advancing opportunities.

The group's mission is to develop and support the talents of our women team members, and have meaningful impact on the firm’s performance.

There are currently 34 chapters across the Americas, with over 1,460 members, and plans to expand globally in 2017 and 2018.

Employees can access more information at win.cushwake.com.

All inquiries can be sent to: WIN@cushwake.com


WOMEN LEADING THE WAY IN CHINA

In Greater China, a commitment to diversity means that Cushman & Wakefield females employee account for 55% of the total workforce, almost 46% of middle and senior management, and 147 women have served the company for over 10 years.

On International Women’s Day, meaningful testimonies were collected from women across Greater China, including personal reflections on life and work at our firm.


INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Annually, our offices around the global take part in International Women’s Day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world. In 2017 we invited all of our employees to showcase stories, photos, and videos of how they will #BeBoldForChange, and shared them on social media.

Women (and men) around the world shared how they:

  • Challenged bias and inequality
  • Championed women's education
  • Forged women's advancement
  • Celebrated women's achievements

Our landing page showcases the stories, photos, and videos about how we celebrated #BeBoldforChange.



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