Northern Trust is proud to embrace environmental considerations in our decision-making process year-round. As of third quarter 2019, we have succeeded in reducing our carbon emissions by 31.33% since 2015.
What started as a cost-efficiency endeavor has now become a primary method of enhancing governance required by regulators.
There’s no escaping ESG in investing today, whether you’re the asset owner, the asset manager, or an intermediary. Governance (the G) may be the most pervasive of the three in the day-to-day business of investing, particularly when it comes to transparency. Regulators have made it mandatory to some degree, and asset owners press asset managers for ever greater amounts of it beyond that demanded by law. Intriguingly, the most profound effects of governance could be those on outsourced trading.
CHICAGO, April 9, 2020 /3BL Media/- Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced on Wednesday it is providing $3 million in philanthropic support to nonprofit organizations around the world, including those that provide healthcare, food and other humanitarian relief.
Northern Trust Asset Management President Shundrawn Thomas joined the Deloitte Chicago Inclusion Council and the Chicago Chapter of Management Leadership to speak at a Black History Month Celebration. Shundrawn discussed the challenges and opportunities of driving D&I efforts.
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.
“It is an honor to have Northern Trust as our campaign’s financial partner,” said Jack E. Lighton, LMC President and CEO. “Northern Trust’s innovative portfolio of services and exceptional local market knowledge is critical as we pioneer such a momentous turning point in our Center’s history. As the world rallies around conservation and sustainability, our partnership with Northern Trust will enable us to expand our state-of-the-art education and conservation portfolio at a rapid pace, increasing ocean and sea turtle conservation worldwide.”