Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At Cushman & Wakefield, we believe that ‘life is what we make it’. That’s why we strive to make an impact with everything we do, all around the world. We believe that diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) is everyone’s responsibility and that each of us has a unique role to play – the impact starts with us.
Cushman & Wakefield is committed to building a diverse and engaged workforce and supporting an inclusive environment where our colleagues can do their best work. We believe that embracing new perspectives helps us solve problems, create opportunities and develop new ideas. Bringing together all our colleagues from across the globe of different cultures, backgrounds and experiences within Cushman & Wakefield is an important part of our identity.
OUR DEI APPROACH
Our diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) vision is to have the most diverse, equitable and inclusive commercial real estate company that continuously delivers impactful results for our colleagues, clients, partners and shareholders.
Our mission is to evolve our culture of inclusion and belonging through a nurturing environment of curiosity, continuous learning and growth. We strive to hire, develop and advance diverse talent throughout the organization. We believe that having a diverse and thriving workforce enables new perspectives, creativity, better risk management, and problem solving leading to superior results for our colleagues, client, partners and shareholders.
Global Approach & Strategic Priorities
At Cushman & Wakefield, we know it takes intentional commitment and accountability to achieve progress. We are focused on creating long-term sustainable change through a DEI strategy that addresses the systems, policies and key decision points that influence company culture. Our holistic global DEI strategy focuses on making a positive impact for our workforce, workplace and the marketplace.
Develop, nurture and empower our colleagues to do their best work, and recruit and retain historically underrepresented talent.
Develop a culture of equity, inclusion and belonging through increased leadership accountability, transparency and cross-cultural education.
Optimize the value we bring to clients through DEI with a robust supplier diversity offering, increased partnerships with women owned and historically underrepresented minority owned businesses and better support for DEI inclusion in client pursuits.
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
WIN - Women's Integrated Network Singapore
LEAD - Leading with Awareness and Education for Disability
Cushman & Wakefield is committed to leveraging its expertise in real estate and workplace solutions to create accessible and inclusive environments that empower individuals with disabilities.
We are proud that C&W Services Singapore has attained the Enabling Mark (Silver) accreditation in 2023, having forged a continuously meaningful partnership with SG Enable, the focal agency for disability and inclusion in Singapore. This collaboration aims to actively contribute to enabling persons with disabilities and fostering a more inclusive society.
Singapore Business Network on Disability (SBNoD)
The SBNoD is a community of businesses in Singapore across various industries who work in collaboration to share (as appropriate) expertise, experience, networks and resources to help advance the equitable inclusion of persons with disabilities.
Representatives of LEAD Singapore have been joining their meetings to stay up-to-date with best practices on inclusivity for Persons with Disabilities in the workplace.
By combining our resources, knowledge, and networks, both organisations are dedicated to driving positive change, advocating for equal opportunities, and championing the rights of persons with disabilities in Singapore's built environment.
Celebrating International Day of People with Disability
At Cushman & Wakefield, we are committed to building a diverse and engaged workforce and supporting an inclusive culture where our colleagues can do their best work. As a global leader in the commercial real estate services industry, we shape diverse communities and create inclusive built environments for our clients. That is why we are particularly proud to celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD).
IDPwD’s purpose is to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. More personally, it is a day when each of us can pause and reflect on the individual and collective roles we can play in identifying and addressing discrimination, marginalization, exclusion and inaccessibility that many people with disabilities face.
Our Leading with Education and Awareness of Disabilities (LEAD) Employee Resource Group (ERG) is one way we bring our inclusive culture to life. LEAD’s mission is to cultivate a work environment that erases the barriers holding back people affected by disabilities. We are proud to showcase the impact our teams make in disability inclusion Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas.
Gender Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At Cushman & Wakefield, we prioritise inclusivity to empower every individual, irrespective of gender or identity, fostering a culture that enhances collective potential and attracts top-tier talent.
Through our global initiatives like the Women's Integrated Network (WIN), we're committed to advancing gender diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the commercial real estate sector. View our WEGEA Employer Statement here.
LIFE IS WHAT WE MAKE IT
An and Bryan make an impact and support our clients and teams, in our Portfolio Services Center in Manila.
We provided probono leasing services to support employees with disability in London
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Marching For Disability Awareness at The Purple Parade
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Purple Parade, we undertook a number of activities in Singapore, including an internal awareness event, digital media campaign and participated in the 5000-person march through the streets of Singapore.
Led by Max Tan, 60 people from Cushman & Wakefield Singapore and C&W Services Singapore marched in support of inclusion and to celebrate abilities and support inclusion of People with Disabilities at the parade.
The Purple Parade is a unifying national platform to promote awareness and celebrate the abilities of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and to ensure that these individuals have equal access to education, employment, transport and social networks. We are proud to be associated with the event for the second year in a row.
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