Northern Trust Named to Working Mother's 2012 "100 Best Companies" List


Northern Trust Named to Working Mother's 2012 "100 Best Companies" List

Recognized for progressive workplace programs and services

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Honoring the top companies for new moms and their families everywhere, Working Mother magazine has announced Northern Trust as one of the 2012 Working Mother 100 Best Companies.

Northern Trust has appeared on the "100 Best Companies" list for 21 years, and was recognized for its family-friendly policies and employee services, including childcare, work flexibility, adoption assistance, paid family leave and advancement opportunities.

"At Northern Trust, our workplace programs and services reflect our unwavering commitment to healthy work-life balance, which is a key element of a successful and satisfying career," said Jeanne Ulatowski, Employee Services Manager at Northern Trust. "For example, we offer paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave as well as an Employee Assistance Program that helps employees with wide-ranging life-management issues. We're proud that Working Mother has named us to their impressive list for 21 years, and we will continue to foster an inclusive workplace that meets our employees' needs and enables them to succeed personally and professionally."

Earlier this year, Northern Trust was also named one of FORTUNE Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies," a Top 50 Company for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives and one of the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Click here for a complete list of awards Northern Trust has received.

Northern Trust, along with the other top companies, will be recognized in the October/November issue of the magazine, on and will be honored at the Working Mother 100 Best Companies Gala Awards Dinner on Oct. 10 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.

"This year's 100 Best Companies are leading the way for the rest of the nation," said Carol Evans, president of Working Mother Media. "They have created not only essential benefits, like flexible work options and telecommuting, but have also shown their commitment in new ways like elder care referral and legal assistance to help busy parents manage their personal lives as well as their careers."

About Northern Trust

Northern Trust Corporation (NAS: NTRS) is a leading provider of investment management, asset and fund administration, banking solutions and fiduciary services for corporations, institutions and affluent individuals worldwide. Northern Trust, a financial holding company based in Chicago, has offices in 18 U.S. states and 16 international locations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of June 30, 2012, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$4.6 trillion, and assets under investment management of US$704.3 billion. For more than 120 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader in combining exceptional service and expertise with innovative products and technology. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.

About Working Mother Media

Working Mother Media, a division of Bonnier Corporation (, publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website,, and the Working Mother Research Institute. The National Association for Female Executives (, Diversity Best Practices ( are also units within WMM. Working Mother Media's mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine reaches more than 2 million readers and is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers; gives working mothers @home and @work advice, solutions, and ideas. This year marks the 27th anniversary of the magazine's signature research initiative, Working Mother 100 Best Companies, and the 10th year of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Pinterest.

Northern Trust Corporation
Media Contacts:
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(312) 444-3097
Sophia Venetos
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