Strategies Set to Help Investors Achieve Desired Exposure & Improve their ESG Score whilst Generating Return During Volatile Markets
LONDON, July 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Northern Trust Asset Management, one of the world’s leading investment managers, continues to expand its sustainability strategies, with two strategies that enable investors to combine fixed income and sustainable investing.
Marie Dzanis, head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Northern Trust Asset Management, said 2019 was the year that environmental, social and governance strategies came to the fore, but the industry is now entering the decade of ESG.
Firm sets 10% target, increases use of minority brokerages
CHICAGO, March 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ — 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.
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. "So, if you're a young person of color coming into the financial services industry and at a great company like Northern you don't see people like you at that (senior) level ... you might say well, what chance do I have?" he said.
Fund Offers Passive Investors Exposure to the Stock Performance of Developed Markets REITs Combined with Responsible Investment Criteria
LONDON & AMSTERDAM, January 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust Asset Management, collaborating with GRESB, the global sustainability benchmark for real assets, has launched a unique sustainable real estate index. A Dutch-domiciled pooled fund passively managed to this new index has also been launched.
The industry-first index is exclusively available to investors using Northern Trust Asset Management vehicles and has been developed in response to demand for a passive approach to real estate investing incorporating environment, social and governance (ESG) factors.