Northern Trust's Commitment to Sustainability

Jul 28, 2022 10:30 AM ET
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From Northern Trust's 2021 Stewardship Report

We believe that serving as an active owner produces sustainable value over the long term, which leads to better outcomes for clients, shareholders and stakeholders.

Organizational Commitment

  • Reduced carbon emissions by 62% as of 2020 from 2015 baseline (Northern Trust Corporation)
  • 5th consecutive year in the Bloomberg Gender-Equity Index (2022, Northern Trust Corporation)
  • 58% of Northern Trust Asset Management’s Executive Committee and 58% of Northern Trust’s Board of Directors are gender-, racially and ethnically diverse.
  • Diversity champion (Northern Trust Asset Management) from Investment News, in April 2022(2)

Industry Leadership

  • Founding signatory of Climate Action 100+
  • A+ rated for Strategy and Governance (2020) by Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) awarded in July 2020; member since 2009
  • TCFD Supporter (Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures)
  • SASB Investor Advisory Group Member (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board)

Sources: Northern Trust, Bloomberg, Climate Action 100+, SASB, TCFD, Principles for Responsible Investment. All data as of December 31, 2020, unless otherwise stated.

(2) Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Awards, InvestmentNews.

Read the full report here