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BALTIMORE, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - 2017 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced today it has published its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, for fiscal year 2017. This report reflects the combined effort and contribution of professionals within the firm and across our affiliate organizations.
Legg Mason and its Affiliates Boast 29 Years of Bringing ESG Strategies to Clients, Furthering Mission of “Investing to Improve Lives”
In our 100+ years of investing, Legg Mason has grown into one of the world’s largest asset management firms. Legg Mason’s mission is “Investing to Improve Lives,” it’s our internal compass that guides all of our decisions and everything we do every day. We, along with our family of nine Affiliates, believe that if we’re living up to that mission, we will be in a stronger position to serve our constituencies.
In recognition of Women’s History Month, Legg Mason and Affiliate employees honored and celebrated the achievements of women by attending several events around the world.
London employees and members of our Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) Employee Resource Group (ERG) met over lunch and discussed the significance of International Women's Day, benefits of networking with other women, the history of WLN and potential future professional development activities .
Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) investing is frequently misunderstood and these misconceptions have been passed around the investing world like a game of telephone. For those who view ESG investing with skepticism, ClearBridge Investments emphasizes that investing in ESG strategies can lead to continued growth and debunks the FIVE most popular myths about these strategies.
Legg Mason was among fourteen Baltimore, Maryland, businesses recognized at the 41st Annual Mayor's Business Recognition Awards for their extensive partnership with Boys Hope Girls Hope (BHGH), an organization that helps academically capable and motivated young people meet their full potential by providing value-centered, family like homes, opportunities and a quality education through college.
This past month, Legg Mason employees in our Baltimore, London, New York and Stamford offices once again took part in a global campaign known as Movember, a men's health charity that allows participants to bring awareness to topics such as prostate and testicular cancer, and mental health issues, by growing a moustache.
Team Legg Mason had an impressive showing in our second year of participation with nearly 50 team members and over $14,000 raised, making us a formidable competitor in the Financial Services Industry Challenge!
At Legg Mason, CSR is more than just ESG investment capabilities; it’s how we conduct our business.
October 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Legg Mason is one of the world’s largest asset management firms. We have a local presence around the globe serving individual and institutional investors across six continents. We strive to be a responsible global company in the asset management business that, through investing, meaningfully impacts the lives of all the constituencies with whom we interact.
Legg Mason is a proud sponsor of Cardboard to Leather at Oriole Park at Camden Yards
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In partnership with the Baltimore Orioles, Legg Mason has been a proud sponsor of Cardboard to Leather (C2L) since 2008 a collection drive for new or gently used sporting equipment for children in Latin American countries. This program was developed by a volunteer group known as the Oriole Advocates who represent the Baltimore Orioles during sponsored events and give-a-way days at Camden Yards.