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Legg Mason Redefines Its Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility, Releases 2019 CSR Report

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BALTIMORE, November 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ -  Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) has redefined its approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) by focusing on six dimensions that are central to the company’s mission of Investing to Improve Lives™

"We have long recognized that CSR plays a vital role in our mission. Today’s announcement signifies our focus on six areas in which we believe we can build momentum and make a meaningful difference,” said Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman and CEO of Legg Mason.

Legg Mason recognizes six dimensions of CSR:

IOC and Dow Reward 10 International Sports Federations for Tangible Climate Action

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LAUSANNE, 30 October 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Worldwide Olympic Partner Dow rewarded 10 International Sports Federations (IFs) for taking concrete action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
 
As part of the reward, carbon offsets will be offered to the IFs to compensate their unavoidable 2019 emissions. 
 

CBRE Named One of America's Best Employers for New Graduates by Forbes

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LOS ANGELES, October 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. was named one of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates on a list recently released by Forbes. CBRE is recognized for creating an ideal environment and opening doors for new graduates.

LG Recognized as Industry Leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

LG Electronics Leadership Distinguished Through Various Major Sustainability and CSR Assessments
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct. 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics has been named “Industry Leader,” the highest designation by the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the second year in a row. This top 2019 ranking in the highly competitive consumer electronics category follows LG’s track record as the Industry Leader in Consumer Electronics last year and four consecutive years (2014-17) as DJSI Industry Group Leader in Consumer Durables.  

Bridgestone Wins the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award

The award-winning Reused Water project reinforces the company’s commitment to value natural resources.
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SAO PAULO, October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone, the world’s largest tire manufacturer, received the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award for the implementation of the Reused Water Project. The announcement of the winners took place on October 15, at an awards ceremony held in São Paulo. 

Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Awards Winners

RBA 2019 Awards Recognize CSR Leadership, Innovation and Implementation
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the winners of its 2019 Compass Awards program recognizing corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.

The primary objective of the Compass Awards is to recognize efforts of RBA members, their factories and suppliers that lead to meaningful, positive change in line with the RBA's vision and mission. The award submissions will also serve as examples of successful actions that other companies can emulate.

Fair Trade USA Founder & CEO Wins Ethical Corporation’s 2019 Business Leadership Award

Paul Rice recognized for nonprofit’s work to empower farmers and workers for more than 20 years
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OAKLAND, Calif., October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA®, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, is proud to announce that its founder and CEO Paul Rice was honored with the Business Leader of the Year Award at Ethical Corporation’s 10th Responsible Business Awards 2019 – the world’s leading celebration of responsible business excellence.

Seeking the Next $100,000 Winner for the Ray of Hope Prize

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The Ray of Hope Prize competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

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The Ray of Hope Prize competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

ON Semiconductor Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for a Second Year in a Row

Company continues to encourage ethical, sustainable and responsible business practices.
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PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America, recognizing companies with sustainable business practices. This is the second time the company has been included in the index.

Intel Honored for Responsible Supply Chain at Ethical Corporation's Responsible Business Awards

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At this year's Responsible Business Awards, Intel won the Responsible Supply Chain Award for its ground-breaking work on human rights in the supply chain, particularly in tackling and abolishing recruitment fees.

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