Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2020 | Cushman & Wakefield

Our team includes approximately 100 energy and sustainability experts across the globe. Many employees are experienced with sustainability rating systems, and over 450 employees are certified as LEED accredited professionals (LEED APs) or LEED Green Associates. We have employees accredited in other sustainability rating systems as well, including BREEAM, Green Star and NABERS across the globe. More than 35 experts on our Sustainability Solutions team are WELL-accredited professionals, denoting expertise in the WELL Building Standard and a commitment to advancing human health and wellness in buildings and communities. Several are also WELL faculty members and actively support training programs, events and meetings to raise awareness of the benefits of designing, operating, and occupying spaces that optimize health. Additionally, as members of the Fitwel Advisory Council, we also help our clients achieve Fitwel certification, which supports health across a range of wellbeing categories, and have numerous Fitwel Advisors on staff.

Our Experts Leading the Way Despina Katsikakis , Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Head of Total

Workplace, served as co-chair of the International Well Building Institute’s Task Force on COVID-19 alongside more than 600 experts from industries around the world to help define the critical role buildings, organizations and communities play in reducing the health burden from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. The Task Force assessed ways in which the WELL Building Standard could be further strengthened to support prevention and preparedness, resiliency and recovery in this critical moment and into the future. The Task Force also identified and helped develop a set of signature deliverables and resources, including guidelines for individuals, organizations and communities to help them better integrate actionable insights and proven strategies into how they manage both their buildings and their organizations, to be published in 2021.


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