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Northern Trust Names First Chief Sustainability Officer

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We are pleased to name Jamie M Ezefili Northern Trust’s first chief sustainability officer. A 15-year veteran of the firm, Jamie brings a breadth of knowledge and experience to the position, having worked with a variety of teams across the organization. We look forward to her continued commitment to elevating the company’s sustainability efforts.

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.


Corporate Governance at Northern Trust


Our corporate stewardship begins with rigorous oversight of our operations, and extends to embedding ESG factors into our process, our active ownership of the assets we manage and the community investments we make to advance sustainable practices and drive positive change.

Northern Trust's Employees


We recognize that employees are critical to our success, and take seriously our search for, and retention of, top talent.

Talent Management Overview
Northern Trust's talent management department is led by the chief talent officer, who reports directly to the chief human resources officer. This team is accountable for establishing policies, programs and practices focused on talent acquisition, learning and development, talent planning and organizational effectiveness.

A Message to Stakeholders From Northern Trust's Kim Evans and Mike O'Grady


To Our Stakeholders:

For many years, organizations and individuals have increasingly used the term “sustainability,” each with their own notion of what it means. At Northern Trust, we believe building a sustainable world means striving to meet the needs of the current generation while also ensuring the ability of subsequent generations to follow suit.

Northern Trust Releases Sustainability Report

Company commits to reach net-zero carbon by 2050

Northern Trust announced today it has released its latest Sustainability Report, highlighting environmental, social and governance commitments (ESG).

Integrating Stewardship, Investing and ESG at Northern Trust


Sustainable Investing Approach

We employ a rigorous analytical investment approach, leveraging quantitative and fundamental research and expertise to uncover financially relevant information that can impact a company’s performance.

To implement this approach, our sustainability and stewardship specialists work in tandem with investment management teams to identify investment and engagement opportunities. Our actively designed investment solutions purposefully employ a robust four-step investment approach: analyze, measure, monitor and engage.

Stewardship Governance and Resources at Northern Trust


Governance to Strengthen Accountability

The governance across our business strengthens accountability to clients, shareholders and other stakeholders, while empowering stewardship led by the principles of sustainability.

Northern Trust's Commitment to Sustainability


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

Stewardship, With Purpose: By Julie Moret, Global Head of Sustainable Investing and Stewardship


Northern Trust Asset Management is a global investment manager entrusted with more than $1.3 trillion of investor assets.(1) We help investors navigate changing market environments by combining robust capital markets research, expert portfolio construction, and comprehensive risk management to deliver efficient solutions that enable investors to achieve their most important goals. We recognize the level of influence we have as investment stewards, and remain committed to continuing our work in this dynamic and evolving environment.


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