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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

We aim to take bold action to advance environmental, social and governance (ESG) within our operations and for our clients, the commercial real estate industry and society.

Taking bold action for the future of real estate.

Cushman & Wakefield has a responsibility to help create a more sustainable and inclusive future for our people, clients and planet. 

We view ESG as a key priority for our business; our belief that ‘life is what we make it’ drives our determination to deliver value. We prioritize responsible corporate citizenship, reducing our environmental impact and creating an inclusive workplace for all.

OUR ESG REPORT

Cushman & Wakefield’s ESG Report covers our global impact during 2022, select highlights from 2023 and targets for the years to come as we work toward shaping a more sustainable, inclusive future for commercial real estate.

Learn more about our ESG journey. Read the 2022 ESG Report External Link or our 2022 ESG Report Summary External Link.

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OUR COMMITMENT TO A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Cushman & Wakefield is taking bold action to protect and promote sustainable value. Our sustainability strategy commits to tangible sustainability goals across the following three focus areas: we drive net zero, we accelerate progress, and we create positive places.

We recognize that the services we deliver for our clients directly impact the world, which is why we strive to make sustainability core to everything we do. 

Cushman & Wakefield has had our emissions reduction targets and net zero commitment approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) External Link as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Our Science Based Targets and Net Zero Commitment

  • SBTITarget #1: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) across our corporate offices and operations 50% by 2030 (from a 2019 base year).
  • Target #2: Engage our key clients, representing 70% of all emissions at our managed properties, to set their own science based targets by 2025.
  • Target #3: Reach net zero value chain emissions (scopes 1, 2 and 3) by 2050.

Download our Science Based Targets and Net Zero Commitment information or read more about our sustainability insights

OUR SUSTAINABILITY SERVICES

We recognize how we can play a critical role as one of the industry’s largest commercial real estate services providers, and we continue leading the way to a more sustainable future through our dynamic sustainability services offerings. Our teams advise on and deliver sustainability services, working across a range of disciplines to provide seamless, end-to-end solutions for our real estate occupier, owner and investor clients.

Through our suite of sustainability service offerings, and our positions as advisors and managers, we aim to reduce operational costs, improve ESG performance, and manage climate change risks and opportunities for all types of clients across their property or portfolio lifecycle.

2022 GLOBAL IMPACT IN NUMBERS

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