Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2016



WORKFORCE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION We’ve learned that our clients and firm are more successful when our workforce reflects the world around us. Our firm believes that a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, generations, and experiences contributes to a more enjoyable work experience that inspires innovation. We actively work to attract, develop, and empower a diverse talent pool and, in doing so, create a culture where every person feels equally valued, respected, and inspired to play a role in moving their careers and our company forward. With 45,000 people across 70 countries, we are reminded every day that diversity is not just championed at Cushman & Wakefield, it is expected. Inclusion is a business philosophy that we strive to embed in everything we do, which is another way of ensuring that our employees are at the center of our firm. Globally, both corporate-driven and grassroots, employee-led efforts are taking shape to promote diversity and an inclusive work environment. Cushman & Wakefield leadership around the world is organizing around strategic diversity and inclusion objectives, while continuing to encourage our employees to engage one another in initiatives that celebrate the strength of our differences. DIVERSITY SPOTLIGHT: BRAZIL WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Our Brazil office was presented with the Good Practices for

Employees with Disability Award by the Brazilian State Secretariat for the Rights of the Person with Disability. Alessandro Vay of the São Paulo office accepted this international honor on behalf of the firm during a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters in New York, which also marked the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. “For many years, our operation in Brazil was among the 92% of companies that failed to comply,” said Alessandro, “and

Supporting colleagues with varied abilities

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