Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2018

Excellence Program for young professionals in the Netherlands Real estate is our core business, and it’s

Engaging with employees on wellness and workplace safety Increasingly, wellness in the workplace has become an imperative area of focus in creating a healthy and engaged workforce. Colleagues who are able to manage work and personal priorities with minimal conflict are happier, more productive and rarely absent due to sickness. For Cushman & Wakefield, this means undisrupted, positive service for our clients. We support our employees as they manage work-life responsibilities by providing flexible work arrangements, paid time off for important milestones such as the birth or adoption of a child, and paid leave at more difficult times. Employees can apply for up to 180 days of sabbatical leave for personal reasons, which may include health or study opportunities. We also provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program that provides childcare, legal, financial, health and wellness support and resources.

imperative that we ensure our people have the necessary skills to excel in this field. Therefore, in 2018, we launched an Excellence Program for young professionals with a maximum of three years work experience in real estate. Upon reviewing the various applicants’ motivations for entering the program, we selected and launched the first cohort of participants in 2018. Internships in Russia In 2018, Cushman & Wakefield provided internships for six students from Russian universities. For the second year running, we successfully cooperated with Middlebury College in Russia to provide students with an opportunity to experience working in the Research & Insights department of an international company to build a deeper understanding of the real estate market.


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