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.
Legg Mason is pleased to announce its success with the Bottom Line “Dorm Registry” Collection Drive, a fundraising initiative that took place this past summer, for the third consecutive year, in New York.
Legg Mason employees in two of our U.S. offices participated in the National Day of Service to honor the 14th anniversary of September 11th.
In our headquarters location, volunteers from eight corporations – BGE, CareFirst, Constellation, Legg Mason, T. Rowe Price, Under Armour, Wells Fargo and Transamerica – joined to work on projects in the Darley Park neighborhood of Baltimore City, an area in need of community resources.
Legg Mason recently held a launch event for their newest Employee Resource Group (ERG), Veterans Education, Training & Support (VETS). The employee-led group was formed to promote the recruiting, professional development, and alliance of military veterans at Legg Mason while raising awareness, advocacy, and support for veterans in our community. Employees who are members of the group come together, share ideas and learn from each other with a focus on veterans and veteran causes.
Legg Mason's Environmental Sustainability Council engaged with the Greater Baltimore Oyster Partnership to release oysters into the Chesapeake Bay as part of an innovative oyster-growing initiative. The program is designed to preserve the Chesapeake Bay's declining native oyster population so that they can continue to serve as excellent water filters.
100% of participating seniors received their high school diplomas, among other awards
Mentoring is a cornerstone of Legg Mason’s community volunteerism initiatives and reflects the firm’s philanthropic commitment to education with an emphasis on underserved youth. The newest class of Legg Mason’s Community Workplace Mentoring Program recently graduated high school with 100% of the participants earning their diploma and many students receiving honorary awards as well.