CoreNet Global Announces Winners of 2020 Awards for Professional Excellence and Sustainable Leadership in Corporate Real Estate

ATLANTA (18 June, 2020) — CoreNet Global, the leading professional association for corporate real estate, workplace and economic development professionals, has announced the winners and finalists of its annual global best practice awards. CoreNet Global presents the awards each year to leading organizations that demonstrate best-in-class practices in advancing thought leadership in corporate real estate.

Judges drawn from senior leaders in the association selected winners in the Professional Excellence and Sustainable Leadership categories. These winners and finalists will move on to compete for the 2020 H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award (GIA), sponsored by Gensler. The GIA competition will take place virtually in July. The overall GIA winner will be announced during the CoreNet Global Virtual Summit in October.

Professional Excellence Award

Winner: HOK: The New Inclusivity, Neurodiversity and Workplace Inclusion


  • Genentech & VergeSense: Improved Space Utilization with New Computer Vision Sensor Model
  • JLL Technologies: The Enterprise Digital Assistant from JLL Technologies
  • MindShift: How Workplace Design Can Solve Businesses’ Number One Threat, Rising Chronic Disease
  • New Hope Housing Inc.: New Hope Housing Reed and Cornerstone Community℠ 

Sustainable Leadership Award

Winner: Pepper Construction: Pepper Construction's Net-Zero Jobsite Construction Trailer


  • Green Standards: Sustainable Decommission Solution For Corporate FF&E - North America
  • ING: Global Headquarters building "Cedar" for ING Group in Amsterdam

About CoreNet Global

CoreNet Global is the world’s leading professional association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace executives, service providers, and economic developers. CoreNet Global’s more than 11,000 members, who include 70% of the top 100 U.S. companies and nearly half of the Global 2000, meet locally, globally and virtually to develop networks, share knowledge, learn and thrive professionally. For more information, please visit or follow @CoreNetGlobal on Twitter.