You want your assets to do more than just perform. You want to make investments that are as socially conscious as your organization’s objectives.
Northern Trust can help you encompass a broader, increasingly sophisticated data set that mitigates the risks and captures fast-growing opportunities by building portfolios that align your values with your investment strategy. Our unique approach combines investor values with leading market expertise. We offer innovative solutions, ranging from strategies that leverage our deep knowledge in passive and proprietary factor-based investing approach to custom indices.
Emily Effgen Lawrence
Emily Lawrence is director, senior specialist of sustainable investing at Northern Trust Asset Management where she is responsible for education and innovation in Northern Trusts' sustainable investing capabilities. In addition to representing the investment platform, Emily collaborates directly with clients to conduct trainings and facilitate discussions on concepts, themes and trends through individual meetings, webinars and thought leadership.
Emily is an active member of the Northern Trust Sustainable Investing Council and the Proxy Voting Committee. In 2017, Emily was appointed to the Principles for Responsible Investment working group focused on Active Ownership and the Sustainable Development Goals and the Climate Action and Resiliency Plan working group for the government of Evanston, IL.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Emily managed research production for MSCI ESG Research's Screening Research and Bespoke Research teams. Joining MSCI ESG Research via KLD in 2007, Emily was responsible for overseeing key data collection, analysis and quality initiatives including acting as a member of the Business Involvement Research Methodology Committee. Emily has also served on the steering committees for the 2013 Access to Nutrition Index and the 2012 Access to Medicine Index. Emily has over 10 years of experience collaborating with clients to support the development of actionable responsible investing strategies.
Emily received her M.Res. in international conflict resolution from the Institut Catholique de Paris, and holds an MSc. in European politics and governance from the London School of Economics. Additionally, Emily holds a bachelor's degree in French language and literature from the University of New Hampshire. She is fluent in French.
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