Northern Trust Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for Second Year

Northern Trust Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for Second Year

Inclusion underscores company's ongoing efforts around corporate social responsibility

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Northern Trust (NAS: NTRS) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the North America Index for the second year in a row. Northern Trust is one of six North American companies in the financial services and bank categories to be included on both indexes. A full list of companies included on each index may be found here.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) ranks companies based on their corporate sustainability performance. The DJSI World Index ranks the top 10 percent of the world's 2,500 largest companies, while the North America Index ranks the top 20 percent of the 600 largest companies in the United States and Canada. Full details regarding 2012 results ranking may be found here.

"Northern Trust is proud to have been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for the second consecutive year," said Connie Lindsey, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Northern Trust. "This reflects our continuous efforts to enhance our economic, social, and environmental strategies in relation to our responsibility as a global corporate citizen."

Northern Trust's corporate social responsibility efforts align with the corporation's guiding principles of service, expertise and integrity. Northern Trust is dedicated to meeting the needs of clients and shareholders, while giving back to the communities it serves. Corporate social responsibility at Northern Trust involves volunteerism, philanthropy, sound business practices and ethics, and a conservation-minded approach to protecting the environment.

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.

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