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Northern Trust Continues Inclusion in FTSE4Good Index; Named to CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

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Friday, April 19, 2013

Northern Trust Continues Inclusion in FTSE4Good Index; Named to CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

11:41 EDT Friday, April 19, 2013

CHICAGO (Business Wire) -- Northern Trust announced today that it maintains its inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index for the sixth consecutive year and has been named to CR Magazine's “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. The honors recognize Northern Trust's commitment to corporate social responsibility practices.

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List documents 298 data points of disclosure and performance measures based on publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy. The list ranks the Russell 1000 Index.

The FTSE4Good Index Series measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. The inclusion criteria span six environmental, social and governance themes, including environmental management, mitigating climate change, human and labor rights, supply chain labor standards and corporate governance.

“Northern Trust is proud to be included in the FTSE4Good Index and to be named as one of the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens,” said Connie Lindsey, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Northern Trust. “These honors reflect our commitment to meeting the needs of our clients and shareholders, and giving back to the communities we serve.”

Northern Trust's corporate social responsibility efforts align with the corporation's guiding principles of service, expertise and integrity. Corporate social responsibility at Northern Trust involves volunteerism, philanthropy, sound business practices and ethics, and a conservation-minded approach to protecting the environment.

More information about Northern Trust's sustainability performance and reporting is available at http://www.northerntrust.com/csr.

About Northern Trust

Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: 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 March 31, 2013, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$5.0 trillion, and assets under investment management of US$810.2 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 www.northerntrust.com or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.

Northern Trust Corporation
Bailey Madden, 312-557-1314
Bailey_Madden@ntrs.com
http://www.northerntrust.com

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