Northern Trust

Achieving Greater Together: Northern Trust Gives Back


Employees smash previous volunteerism totals.

The desire to give back is embedded in Northern Trust’s DNA, but last month employees outpaced even their own expectations of service, smashing previous company records of volunteer hours performed, organizations assisted and meals donated.

Northern Trust Serves as Lead Investor in Pay-for-Success Teaching Residency Program


As school districts face a growing teacher shortage, Northern Trust is partnering with the Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC) to help fund a first-of-its-kind Pay for Success teacher residency program.

ESG Investing: Engaging With Companies on Human Rights and Diversity

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Active ownership plays a central role in managing risk and performance in ESG investing. Global Head of Sustainable Investing and Stewardship Julie Moret highlights examples on how active ownership works with human rights and diversity.

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.


Northern Trust's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion


We are committed to advancing an inclusive culture in which all individuals are valued, respected, supported and can fully participate and contribute to our success. Our focus on DE&I is rooted in our core values of service, expertise and integrity—allowing us to provide unrivaled service to clients—and create a dynamic culture composed of employees from diverse backgrounds with unique leadership styles and skillsets.

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).


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