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Legg Mason Supports CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ Goal to Tackle Unconscious Bias and Advance Inclusion Beyond the Business Community

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BALTIMORE, November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) supports CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ (D&I) as the coalition announces three key actions at its second annual CEO Closed-Door Session. These actions align with Legg Mason’s efforts to promote open dialog on diversity and inclusion.

VIDEO | Subaru of America Partners With Meals on Wheels for the 2018 Share the Love® Event

Watch the "Dinner Date" Campaign to see how feeding seniors also feeds their souls
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When we feed seniors, we also feed their souls. This commercial tells the story of a new friendship created through Meals on Wheels. We meet an older gentleman sitting in his home, waiting. Walt meets his friend, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, at the back door. Suddenly we’re thrust into a lively scene of the two playing dominos, enjoying their time together. Over the past 10 years, through the Subaru Share the Love Event, Subaru and its retailers have helped deliver nearly 2 million meals with Meals on Wheels.

Pro Bono as a People Strategy in Action: GSK

How GSK creates shared value between CSR and HR
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Taproot has long made the case that a strong corporate pro bono program is a triple win—nonprofits receive the support they need, companies build deeper relationships with their communities, and employees have the opportunity to apply their skills in new and meaningful ways. While there is a robust foundation of evidence supporting the claim that pro bono is a powerful social impact strategy, practitioners often struggle to articulate the business case for pro bono.

Working Mother Recognizes Merck as one of the Best Companies for Dads

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Merck is honored to have been on the Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies list for over 30 years. We are thrilled to be on the inaugural Working Mother’s Best Companies for Dads list, too. These lists recognize companies that set the standard for mom-friendly and dad-friendly work places.

Merck allows employees to have the family they always dreamed of. See the video above to hear from a few Merck dads on why Merck is a great place to work.

Learn more about work-life balance at Merck.

Q&A on The Diversity Project

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Dan Houlihan is the head of asset servicing for Americas at Northern Trust and also serves as the chairman of NICSA, an asset management industry group. In that role, he’s helped launch the US brand of The Diversity Project, an industry initiative to improve representation. We sat down with Dan to talk diversity, communications in the financial industry.

Q. How did you get involved in The Diversity Project?

Lockheed Martin Launches STEM Scholarship Program

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BETHESDA, Md., November, 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today launched a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarship program for high school and college undergraduate students planning to pursue a major in engineering and computer science.

Alicia Daniels Uhlig Receives a Women in Sustainability Leadership Award From Green Building & Design Magazine

International Living Future Institute community and policy leader recognized for important contributions to a more sustainable world
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CHICAGO, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that Alicia Daniels Uhlig, Living Community Challenge and Policy Director, has been awarded one of Green Building & Design (gb&d)’s Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards.

From the Marines to Merck: Pursuing Missions That Matter

By Joe Butcher, Associate Director, Corporate Strategy
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When I decided to pursue a career in the military, I wasn’t sure whether it would be for 5 years or 20 years. I was passionate about serving our country and drawn to the Marine Corps’ camaraderie and values of “Honor, Courage, and Commitment”. I’ll be forever grateful for the experiences the Marine Corps provided me and, most importantly, the Marines with whom I served.

Ultimately, I decided to leave the military for business school and a new mission. I believe that the private sector’s resources can and should be used to help solve our world’s most pressing challenges.

AEG Facilities’ KFC Yum! Center Officially Certified as Sensory Inclusive and Implements Visually Impaired Initiatives

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – KultureCity and American Printing House for the Blind have partnered with AEG Facilities to make the KFC Yum! Center and all of the programs and events that the arena hosts sensory inclusive and more accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired. Two new initiatives will promote an accommodating and positive experience for all guests and fans with sensory or visual needs that visit the venue.

Certified Sensory Inclusive

The Republic of Tea is Transforming Teatime Into a Positive Force for Good

Empowering Women through Whole Planet Foundation
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Since 2012, The Republic of Tea has donated $148,737 to Whole Planet Foundation to fund 2,093 microloans around the globe. This year, they launched their own program to amplify this work. Working with the international nonprofit, the Ethical Tea Partnership, and a local nonprofit, the PALM Foundation, The Republic of Tea has crafted a program in Sri Lanka focused on nutrition, hygiene, and financial literacy, with the goal of elevating thousands of women and their families.

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