GBREB Policy Statement on Diversity and Inclusion
The Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB) and its five Divisions, being the Building Owners and Managers Association of Boston, the Commercial Brokers Association, the Greater Boston Association of Realtors, the Real Estate Finance Association and the Massachusetts Apartment Association, are committed to diversity and inclusion in all of its activities, including its programs, forums, and conferences. GBREB is equally dedicated to ensuring that the makeup of its membership, board, and program participants represents a diverse, inclusive, and dynamic group of individuals.
By embracing diversity and encouraging inclusion, GBREB and its five Divisions speak more effectively on behalf of the entire profession, establishing a high standard within the real estate industry and serving a fuller range of stakeholders.
To reflect their dedication to advancing diversity and inclusion in the real estate profession, GBREB and each of its five Divisions are committed to the following policies:
- Establishing measurable objectives to achieve and communicate this policy.
- Actively promoting the value of diversity and inclusion in the association’s staff and board positions.
- Maximizing opportunities for each individual to contribute to the organization’s goals by actively ensuring a fully diverse body of staff and volunteer participants in appointments to task forces, special projects, decision-making activities, and leadership roles.
- Seeking the best and brightest to participate in GBREB programs and with a regard for diversity of gender, race, gender expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, veteran status, disability, religion or age.