Northern Trust's Participation in ESG Memberships and Initiatives
To promote our ESG priorities locally and globally, Northern Trust participates in several groups and initiatives. Read more about the organizations we support.
UNITED NATIONS PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTING (UNPRI)
The UNPRI Initiative is an international network of investors working together to put the six Principles for Responsible Investment into practice. Its goal is to understand the implications of sustainability for investors and support signatories to incorporate these issues into their investment decision-making and ownership practices.
ASSOCIATION OF CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP PROFESSIONALS (ACCP)
The ACCP is a membership organization open to for-profit companies or corporate-funded foundations that have corporate responsibility or corporate citizenship programs.
INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS GROUP ON CLIMATE CHANGE (IIGCC)
The IIGCC is a forum for investors to collaborate on climate change. It provides investors with a collaborative platform to encourage public policies, investment practices and corporate behaviors that address long-term risks and opportunities associated with climate change.
CEO ACTION FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All signatories have committed to taking steps to increase diversity and foster inclusion within their respective organizations and the larger business community.
CLIMATE ACTION 100+
Climate Action 100+ is an investor initiative to ensure the world's largest corporate GHG emitters take necessary action on climate change. The companies include 100 "systemically important emitters" that are responsible for two-thirds of annual global industrial emissions, alongside more than 60 others that have a significant opportunity to drive the clean energy transition.
U.K. WOMEN IN FINANCE CHARTER
The charter reflects the U.K. government's aspiration to ensure gender balance at all levels across financial services firms, as a balanced workforce has positive effects for customers, profitability and workplace culture, and is increasingly attractive for investors
NATIONAL MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) advances business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connects them to corporate members. The NMSDC matches more than 12,000 certified minority-owned businesses to their network of corporate members who wish to purchase their products, services and solutions.