NTRS Northern Trust


Data from SEC filings
CEO pay ratio
CEO Salary
Median Employee Salary

ESG framework mentions

In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
No mentions
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions

ESG term mentions

In last year of SEC filings
Base YearClimateClimate ChangeConservationEmissionEnvironmentEnvironmentalGreenhouse GasGreenhouse Gas EmissionMaterialsNatural ResourcesNatureOffsetPackagePandemicResiliencyScenario AnalysesScenario AnalysisAccessAsianBenefitsBlackCalifornia Consumer Privacy ActCharitableCharityCitizenshipCommunityCommunity EngagementCultureCustomerCyberCybersecurityData PrivacyData SecurityDeathDemographicDisabilityDiversityEmployeeEmployee EngagementEngagementEthnicEthnicityGenderGeneral Data Protection RegulationHealth and SafetyHealth CareHealthcareHireHiringHispanicHuman CapitalHuman ResourcesIncidentMinorityOvertimeParental LeavePay for PerformancePerquisitesPhilanthropicPrivacyRecruitRecruitmentReimbursementRetentionRetirementSafetySatisfactionSkillsSocialSocietalSocietyStakeholderSupplierSupplier DiversitySupply ChainTalentTrainingUnionWomenWorkforceAction PlanAssessmentAssuranceAttorney GeneralAuditBoard EvaluationBonusBriberyClassifiedClawbackCommitmentCorporate GovernanceCorporate Social ResponsibilityDepartment ofESGEthicsExecutive CompensationExpertFinedFraudGoalsGovernanceHedgingIncentiveIndependenceIndependentInnovationInnovativeInvestigationLawsuitLeadershipLitigationLong-termMajorityMissionNegative DiscretionOverboardingOverseeOversightPerquisitePledgingPoison PillProxy AccessPurposeReputationReputationalReputational RiskResilientResponsibilityResponsibleRight to Call Special MeetingsSelf-evaluationSpecial MeetingStockholder EngagementStrategySupermajoritySustainabilitySustainableTargetsTaxTenureTransparencyTransparentVoting Rights

Shareholder alignment

Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM

The 2021 annual meeting of stockholders (the “2021 Annual Meeting”) of Northern Trust Corporation (the “Corporation”) was held on April 20, 2021 for the purposes of: (i) electing 13 directors to serve on the Board of Directors until the 2022 annual meeting or their successors are elected and qualified; (ii) approving, by an advisory vote, 2020 named executive officer compensation; and (iii) ratifying the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Corporation’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2021 fiscal year. Stockholders representing 187,734,410 shares, or 90.29% of the Corporation’s common stock as of the February 22, 2021 record date, voted in person or by proxy. Final voting results are as follows.

Election of Directors

All 13 nominees for director named in the proxy statement for the 2021 Annual Meeting were elected by the votes set forth in the table below.

NomineeForAgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
Linda Walker Bynoe154,547,349 22,158,023 214,007 10,815,031
Susan Crown170,661,205 6,040,516 217,658 10,815,031
Dean M. Harrison176,102,993 531,802 284,584 10,815,031
Jay L. Henderson158,676,128 18,026,992 216,259 10,815,031
Marcy S. Klevorn176,231,726 465,513 222,140 10,815,031
Siddharth N. (Bobby) Mehta171,415,037 5,088,407 415,935 10,815,031
Michael G. O’Grady169,102,412 7,455,826 361,141 10,815,031
Jose Luis Prado173,862,902 2,841,838 214,639 10,815,031
Thomas E. Richards170,808,442 5,890,246 220,691 10,815,031
Martin P. Slark175,656,658 1,026,386 236,335 10,815,031
David H. B. Smith, Jr.174,089,768 2,655,723 173,888 10,815,031
Donald Thompson175,468,988 1,226,472 223,919 10,815,031
Charles A. Tribbett III170,160,680 6,536,227 222,472 10,815,031

Approval of 2020 Named Executive Officer Compensation

The 2020 named executive officer compensation was approved, on an advisory basis, by the votes set forth in the table below.

ForAgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
167,662,192 8,954,856 302,331 10,815,031

Ratification of Appointment of KPMG LLP

The appointment of KPMG LLP as the Corporation’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2021 fiscal year was ratified by the votes set forth in the table below.

ForAgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
182,743,476 4,885,985 104,949