Northern Trust's Commitment to Sustainability

Northern Trust's Commitment to Sustainability

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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.

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