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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:

17 Ways to Make a Difference this America Recycles Day

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This America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® national program that takes place on and around Nov. 15, you can make a meaningful difference by taking these small steps to reduce waste and increase your impact.

Share these tips with your friends and followers and encourage everyone to celebrate recycling!

5 Ways to #BeRecycled

#TeamTrees Takes Over Social Media, Arbor Day Foundation to Plant 20 Million Trees

What started as a social media callout has quickly turned into an environmental force for reforestation — driven by a new audience of tree planters.
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What started as a social media callout has quickly turned into an environmental force for reforestation — driven by a new audience of tree planters.

MGM Resorts Announces Bold Vision for Social Impact and Sustainability

Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet
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Company sets 2025 aspirations for diversity, sustainability and community, joining the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and aligning priorities with UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Company sets 2025 aspirations for diversity, sustainability and community, joining the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and aligning priorities with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Duke Energy Invests Nearly $300,000 in Projects That Help Protect, Restore Natural Resources in South Carolina

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Contributions will benefit 12 organizations supporting environmental projects, programs across the Palmetto State

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Contributions will benefit 12 organizations supporting environmental projects, programs across the Palmetto State

Innovating Incredible: Small Change. Major Benefit.

The act of giving is simple, but does your employee personal giving process seem unnecessarily complex? You're not alone.
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The act of giving is simple, but does your employee personal giving process seem unnecessarily complex? 

You're not alone.

In its simplest form, employee giving is a linear process - an employee gives, a corporate process is engaged for a match, some magic happens around ensuring the money is going to an eligible organization, funds are disbursed, and good stuff happens! 

In reality, we know it is often not that simple, and certainly not that efficient. It does not have to be this way.

RW Institute Releasing First Global Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review

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SEATTLE, November 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The RW Institute (RWI), sponsored by its core partner, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will release and present the first-ever global Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review on November 14, 2019 at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Centre.

A First Step for Place-Focused Foundations

Three ideas for getting started as local impact investors
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by Travis Green, Solutions Consultant, LOCUS Impact Investing

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