Northern Trust Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Fostering and supporting a globally diverse and inclusive workforce is a fundamental strength of Northern Trust that helps us succeed as a business enterprise and community advocate. Global alignment and involvement through Business Resource Councils: Advancing Professionals Resource Council Asian Leadership Business Resource Council Black Business Resource Council Disability Business Resource Council Experienced Professionals Business Resource Council Latin Heritage Leadership Council Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Business Resource Council Military Appreciation and Assistance Resource Council Women in Leadership Business Resource Council Working Families Business Resource Council

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Northern Trust Named Diversity Champions
Northern Trust Asset Management's commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in its senior management ranks, and its use of a director of global diversity and inclusion to ensure progressiveness in programs, trainings and policies. The senior leadership team is gender and ethnically diverse, with women representing 38% of top executives and African-Americans 23% of the board.

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Northern Trust Manila Partners Participate in Annual Pride March
Our Manila partners marched alongside Philippine Financial Industry Pride member companies in the annual pride march, supporting the theme “Rise Up Together”.

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Northern Trust Celebrates Pride Month this Month and Every Month
This #PrideMonth, and every month, we're proud to recognize the diversity of our partners! We are committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Northern Trust's Barbara Lane & Jackie Jordan Attended the Stand Against Racism Luncheon hosted by The YWCA
Northern Trust's Barbara Lane & Jackie Jordan attended the Stand Against Racism Luncheon hosted by The YWCA in West Palm Beach Florida. The keynote speaker was Judge Marilyn Milian. Milian currently presides over the American TV series The People’s Court.

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Northern Trust Asset Management Expands Relationship with Minority-Owned Brokers
Northern Trust Asset Management is enhancing its long-standing commitment to diversity by increasing the use of minority-owned brokerage firms. Consistent with Northern Trust’s pledge to support the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the firm has set a target to execute 10% of all equity security trading commissions with minority brokers for approximately 120 common and collective investment trusts (CIT) it manages. CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Northern Trust Included in Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
Northern Trust announced today that it is one of 104 companies included in Bloomberg’s first sector-neutral Gender-Equality Index (GEI).

For inclusion in the index, Northern Trust submitted a survey created by Bloomberg in partnership with third-party groups including Catalyst, Women’s Word Banking, Working Mother Media, National Women’s Law Center, and National Partnership for Women & Families. Those included on this year’s index scored at or above Bloomberg’s global threshold to reflect disclosure and the achievement or adoption of best-in-class statistics and policies.

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America's Best Employers For Diversity
Northern Trust, an investment management firm with 17,800 employees, takes the top spot. The 128-year-old, Chicago-based company continuously delivers “widespread Diversity at Work training,” according to its website. Among Northern Trust’s top executives, women make up 38%, a level significantly higher than the 27% observed among S&P 500 companies. African-Americans make up 23% of the board. “We seek an inclusive environment where our unique mix of attributes and diversity of perspectives can serve as catalysts for innovation,” says Northern Trust CEO Michael O’Grady.

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Northern Trust Gets a New Leader
Shundrawn Thomas, the new president of Northern Trust Asset Management, is the first person of color in 128 years in the senior management group at the bank and will help diversity efforts.

"I don't consider myself special per se, but I do know that I have some unique opportunities to have a positive impact."

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  2. Northern Trust Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
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