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Legg Mason Celebrates a Decade of Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting

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BALTIMORE, December 17, 2018 /3BL Media/– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) celebrates 10 years of connecting employees, communities and stakeholders with the publication of its annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. Encompassing corporate governance, diversity and inclusion, community engagement, employee benefits, and a multitude of related topics, the annual CSR report reflects the combined efforts and contributions of professionals within the firm and across all nine affiliate organizations.

Legg Mason Hosts Day of Understanding to Address Bias and Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Asset Management Community

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BALTIMORE, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) joins more than 150 organizations for the “Day of Understanding” hosted by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusionto address bias and increase understanding in the workplace and beyond.

Legg Mason will engage its employees in an open conversation to drive greater understanding and an appreciation of differences.

Legg Mason Introduces New Global Education Benefits

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Legg Mason, Inc. has introduced a new educational benefit for global employees. Beginning immediately, employees can receive reimbursement for anything they want to learn. We call this program SEED (skills, education, enrichment and development).

“Legg Mason is focused on growth, and we believe that a hallmark of growth is a learning mindset,” said Patty Lattin, Legg Mason’s Chief Human Resources Officer. “This benefit, which we believe is unique in the asset management industry, is one of the many ways we’re working to hire and grow the best talent.”

Martin Currie Becomes One of the First Asset Managers to Commit to Korea’s Stewardship Code

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Martin Currie, an active equity specialist with a long history of investing in Asia and emerging markets, has become one of the first asset managers* to declare its commitment to Korea’s Stewardship Code.

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.

Words in Action

Martin Currie Demonstrates Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility As It Unveils First Report
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Key highlights 2017/2018

  • As responsible stewards of clients’ capital, Martin Currie is passionate about its own commitments

  • For its clients, Martin Currie’s ESG expertise is evidenced by retaining top rating (A+) from PRI in each of its three top-level categories1

  • Martin Currie is making a difference by raising over £110,000 for 50 charitable causes

Preparing Students for Success

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Legg Mason and our affiliate colleagues in the US and UK are helping to ensure that students in our communities are starting the new school year off on the right foot – and have continued support throughout the academic year.

These efforts are aligned with our primary charitable/philanthropic focus, which is education, particularly in the area of underserved youth.

Recent Activities

Robust Electric Vehicle Adoption Driving New Growth Opportunities

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By Pawel Wroblewski, CFA
Director, Portfolio Manager, ClearBridge Investments

Consensus expectations for electric vehicle (EV) sales have been – and remain  – too low. The falling costs of rechargeable batteries promise to be increasingly disruptive to traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) platforms. With cheaper batteries, even traditional automakers can offer better EVs.

UK Team Completes Pingpongathon to Support Children's Hospital

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The Legg Mason UK Sales Team recently participated in another unique and successful event organized in support of ​CASCAID​​, a UK-based organization that is uniting asset managers around the cause of raising funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital, a children's hospital to help them build their new Cardiac Catheter theatre.​ 

Verdani Partners Becomes a Fitwel Champion, Pursues Groundbreaking Fitwel Certifications in Collaboration With Clarion Partners, LLC for Largest Impact From One Company

Six properties in New York metro area, managed by Clarion Partners and submitted by Verdani Partners, to be recognized by Fitwel as the largest-scale contribution by one company to resident health and well-being to date.
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CARLSBAD, Calif., August 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Verdani Partners, an industry leader in sustainability consulting and ESG management has become a Fitwel Champion, expanding on its commitment to improve building occupant health and productivity on a portfolio-wide scale. The sustainability firm’s new status as a Fitwel Champion comes as the result of its sustainability management for client Clarion Partners, a real estate investment company with $46.6 billion in assets under management.

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