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Sustainable Investing

You value long-term performance. And your principles. So do we.

You believe your investments should not only perform, they should reflect your values. At Northern Trust, we share that vision. With our specialized expertise, we can help you design a performance-driven strategy that reflects your commitment to sustainability and social responsibility.

Leading the Way for a Low-Carbon Economy

In the transition to a low-carbon economy, who is responsible for getting us there and on what sort of time scale? Is it the asset owners? Is it the index providers? Or is it the fund managers? 

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Sustainable Investing Philosophy

We believe appropriate management of environmental, social and corporate governance factors can create long-term shareholder value for Northern Trust as an investment management firm as well as a publicly traded company.

Climate Change is Heating up

Exploring approaches to fossil fuel divestment.

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Defining Responsible Investing: An Investment Manager Due Diligence Perspective

Perspectives on evaluating investment managers that incorporate responsible investing in their investment process.

Saving The Environment And Improving Your Portfolio With Real Estate

The right real estate investments can have a surprisingly positive impact on the environment.

ESG Investing In Fixed Income

Understand the current situation in the ESG/Fixed Income space and learn more about the approaches being employed by global investors.

Preparing For A Low-Carbon Economy

Reducing the carbon footprint of your portfolio need not mean divestment. Learn how incorporating Northern Trust's proprietary Quality factor into your low-carbon investment strategy can significantly reduce your carbon footprint without sacrificing performance.

Doing Good And Doing Well

Discover how, through overlaying a Northern Trust Quality factor into your ESG portfolio, you can emphasize the long-run sustainability of ESG practices while increasing the likelihood of performance above the benchmark.

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