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    Leading Commercial Real Estate Investment Firm Releases Annual Report on ESG Initiatives Image

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    08-13-20

    Leading Commercial Real Estate Investment Firm Releases Annual Report on ESG Initiatives

    Clarion Partners LLC, an independent investment manager of Franklin Templeton, has issued its annual report on the firm’s substantial environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.
    With COVID-19, Getting Through the Next Few Months of College Just Became More Stressful Image

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    04-29-20

    With COVID-19, Getting Through the Next Few Months of College Just Became More Stressful

    Bottom Line partners with students from underserved communities to get into college, graduate, and launch a thriving career. Their model is predicated on the power of relationship-based, data-driven advising to provide first-generation students from low-income backgrounds with the best possible o...

    Corporate Facilities Managers Can Donate Excess Paper Staples Image

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    04-27-20

    Corporate Facilities Managers Can Donate Excess Paper Staples

    Heard about that shortage of paper towels and toilet paper?  Everyone’s social media feed has been filled with pictures of empty shelves and “Not Currently Available” labels in the Amazon store.  But there actually is enough supply, and corporations can help ease it by donating some of the invent...

    Our Commitment to Sustainability: Earth Day and Beyond Image

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    04-23-20

    Our Commitment to Sustainability: Earth Day and Beyond

    For more than a decade, Legg Mason has taken the time each year to celebrate Earth Day. Beginning with the founding of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) function in 2008, our annual Earth Day activities have become increasingly important. While we may be celebrating a bit differently this...

    In Baltimore, One Month in to #StopTheSpread, There's Many Ways You Can Take Action Image

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    04-17-20

    In Baltimore, One Month in to #StopTheSpread, There's Many Ways You Can Take Action

    Our partners at Business Volunteers Maryland (BVM) have been connecting volunteers with community needs for eighteen years. Those community needs have grown exponentially over the past month as social distancing guidelines seemingly make it much harder for our Baltimore neighbors to do what they’...

    Healthcare Workers Need PPE for Broad and Diverse Reasons Image

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    04-14-20

    Healthcare Workers Need PPE for Broad and Diverse Reasons

    Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM)is highlighting the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) across all healthcare settings, not just large hospitals, with its donations of 2,000 masks to four organizations in the U.S. and Europe.

    Legg Mason is sharing this information as part of a series t...

    Open Works Has Been in the Community, Helping to Build a Stable Foundation for Baltimore Image

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    04-09-20

    Open Works Has Been in the Community, Helping to Build a Stable Foundation for Baltimore

    One of Legg Mason’s newest partners, Open Works, is a 34,000-square-foot community makerspace in Baltimore, founded in 2016 to help rebuild Baltimore’s manufacturing economy. The space provides access to manufacturing equipment for digital fabrication, metal, wood, textiles, 3D printers and elect...

    Anatomy of a Home-Crafted Mask: Here’s How To Make One at Home Image

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    04-07-20

    Anatomy of a Home-Crafted Mask: Here’s How To Make One at Home

    With supplies of N95 masks at a critical low in hospitals all over the US, volunteers are helping to create new masks or extend the life of existing masks.  One of our employees tells us how it works, as part of Legg Mason’s series on #InspireACTION.

    1. Sarah, you are part of a tea...

    These Organizations Were in the Community, Helping to Address Nutritional Needs in Baltimore Image

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    04-03-20

    These Organizations Were in the Community, Helping to Address Nutritional Needs in Baltimore

    At a ceremony at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in 2000 to celebrate what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 71st birthday, the late Coretta Scott King said, "The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."  

    That spirit ...

    Join Us to #InspireACTION Image

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    03-31-20

    Join Us to #InspireACTION

    In the period of a few short weeks, the way we live and work has been upended.  The length of time this “new normal” will last is not yet clear.  What is clear is that individuals and non-profits are doing incredible work in local communities around the world in light of the extraordinary reach o...

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