Franklin Templeton Part of Corporate Call to Action, Commitment to Disclose Expanded Workforce Data

Furthering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

SOURCE: Franklin Templeton

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In October 2020, Franklin Templeton announced that we were joining the Coalition for Equity & Opportunity (CEO), an effort led by The Office of Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden and the Ford Foundation to address racial inequity and promote economic prosperity for all. As part of this corporate call to action, we’re proud that we are committing to transparency and accountability by disclosing expanded workforce data.

Known generally as “EEO-1 data,” these disclosures will, for the first time, allow us to track and benchmark progress toward greater diversity within our organization. This effort in transparency is a reflection of our shared commitment to racial diversity, and we’re joined by many partners in the coalition who are eager to set this new industry standard on workforce diversity.

Read more about our latest commitment by visiting here

About Franklin Templeton

Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] is a global investment management organization with subsidiaries operating as Franklin Templeton and serving clients in over 165 countries. Franklin Templeton’s mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions. Through its specialist investment managers, the company brings extensive capabilities in equity, fixed income, multi-asset solutions and alternatives. With offices in more than 30 countries and approximately 1,300 investment professionals, the California-based company has over 70 years of investment experience and approximately $1.5 trillion in assets under management as of January 31, 2021. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.com and follow us on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.

Tweet me: As part of the Coalition for Equity & Opportunity, @FTI_US is proud to follow the #CorporateCallToAction and announce their commitment to disclosing expanded workforce data. This is an important step to benchmark their progress toward greater diversity. https://bit.ly/2NkPqpR

KEYWORDS: NYSE:BEN, Franklin Templeton, Corporate Call to Action, Workforce Data

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