Capturing ESG and Financial Sustainability
“We believe organizations with a demonstrated commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainable investing create greater value for shareholders and key stakeholders.”
Sustainable Investing is an investment solution based on the philosophy that environmental, social & corporate governance (ESG) analytics can complement quantitative or fundamental investment techniques so as to mitigate risks or capture new opportunities.
Northern Trust believes that, by serving as an active owner on behalf of the shareholders, we will help portfolio companies produce sustainable value, and that companies’ long-term financial returns are connected to their strategic, environmental, social and governance performance. As such, we view the integration of environmental, social and governance factors as being part of our fiduciary heritage with a long-term focus. By incorporating a range of available tools and approaches to holistic portfolio construction and our stewardship activities, our capabilities encompass a wide spectrum of sustainable approaches, from exclusionary to integration and thematic investing.
Environmental, social and governance criteria that can be incorporated to better manage risk and generate sustainable long-term returns.
These themes and trends can lead to the best opportunities in sustainable investing.
Learn how endowments, faced with increasing pressure from students, can get started on the path to holistic sustainable investing.
Sustainable companies know how to manage their financials along with their environmental, social, and governance risks and opportunities. Here’s how to identify those companies.
Exploring the impact of compensated factors such as value, quality, low volatility, size and momentum – in Euro corporate credit.