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2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
For us, 2021 was a year focused on compassion, communication and support, during a period of extraordinary social, health and economic challenges.
    State of Illinois Community Reinvestment Notice
    The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation evaluates our performance in meeting the financial services needs of this community, including the needs of low-income to moderate-income households.

    Using an Impact First investment strategy with a focus on innovation, we deploy low- cost patient capital to create long-term positive change through supporting and empowering communities as they reimagine, redevelop and reenergize themselves.

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    Hundreds of people experiencing chronic homelessness housed and supported with services through innovative financing program saw increased well-being, decreased use of costly emergency services.

    Through a $5 million loan, Northern Trust is working with the Self-Help Federal Credit Union to provide low-cost funding to aspiring medical professionals who are attending or have been accepted to medical school and are members of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

    Working with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH), Northern Trust has invested a total of $13.2 million in equity to finance medical respite and housing for people experiencing homelessness.

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    What is The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and How Is Northern Trust Rated?
    Deborah Kasemeyer

    Deborah Kasemeyer

    Director, Community Development & Investments
    Deborah Kasemeyer is a Senior Vice President and Director of Community Development and Investments where she oversees Northern Trust's community development capital deployment and an Impact Investment portfolio of over $1.5 billion.

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    Our core principles — service, expertise and integrity — have remained constant for over 130 years, guiding Northern Trust's evolution from a new bank in the growing Chicago of 1889 to a multi-faceted global financial services provider.