“The vision and mission of Northern Trust’s Procurement team is to optimize the company’s performance in relation to the purchase of software, goods, and services. Through the Northern Trust key principles, Integrity, Service, and Expertise, we will partner with the supply base to deliver the highest quality products in a cost effective and efficient manner. It is important that we develop strong relationships with our partners and suppliers to innovate and create value opportunities. We will Achieve Greater, together.” Kevin Oakes, Senior Vice President of Procurement
Supplier Code of Conduct
Northern Trust’s Supplier Code of Conduct contains the requirements and standards for all suppliers doing business with Northern Trust. Inclusive of both products and services provided, the Code of Conduct sets the expectations and requirements for all suppliers doing business with Northern Trust with regard to human rights and labor, health and safety, environmental practices, monitoring/compliance, and ethical business conduct.
Northern Trust has the following core expectations of all of its suppliers:
Northern Trust’s Invoicing Guidelines establish the framework for required information to be included on every invoice submitted. Northern requires its suppliers to adhere to the guidelines in order to ensure payment can be executed on a timely basis.
Vendor Travel Policy
Northern Trust’s Vendor Travel Policy contains all approved business travel guidelines, behaviors, or requirements and identifies the circumstances under which business travel related expenses are deemed reimbursable by Northern Trust.