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Our vision is toI T G ICARER CARER PARENTAL R VLEAVE A Isolutions and value. H INITIATIVES: N SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: Our core values are the firms foundation and reflect the essence and character of the firmtheyCCorporate donationsG Workplace giving define how we interact with one another and our clients. We promote individuality and diversityprogramswhile instilling pride in the firm and our values, are committed to equality in the workplace and achieving gender pay parity. We strive to create a culture where the principles ofA L V O L U NCT / RIS sustainability and sound corporate responsibility are embraced and lived by our peopleG TOUR GOVERNANCE D U K M every day. We seek to make a difference in the world by contributing to theL E INITIATIVES: E E CORPORATEN A GIVINGdevelopment of the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to BoardsNon LegalR PROGRAMSUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:O N giving back, and our people participate in projects that make a difference. 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