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.
$77BASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT IN SUSTAINABLE STRATEGIES*
30 yearsMANAGING SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS
2009YEAR THAT NORTHERN TRUST JOINED THE U.N. PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT
*Assets under management as of March 31, 2020.
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.