All Pax World Posts

November 18, 2016

Family Friendly Workplaces Are Good For Business

Family-friendly workplaces have a lot going for them, including basic decency and fairness, advancing the rights of women, and promoting the health and well-being of children, just to name a few major benefits. But they also offer measurable advantages when it comes to advancing businesses themselves and the business sector as a whole.
September 12, 2016

Investing in Women is Smart Investing

Why should you invest in women? Because it’s 2016. Because it’s the right thing to do. Because you want a better world for your daughter. But perhaps most importantly, because the business case for investing in women is now beyond compelling—in our opinion, it is overwhelming.
March 14, 2016

7 Ways We Can Promote Gender Equality

Do you remember when 62 million girls were denied an education?1 Or when a third of women worldwide experienced physical or sexual violence?2 Or 5,000 girls were victims of honor killings annually? 3 You should, because these aren’t references to the distant past. This is happening today - in 2016.
February 15, 2016

4 Reasons Not to Support Pay Equity

Unless you’ve been living off-the-grid in recent months, you’ve probably heard a lot about the gender pay gap. The topic has dominated headlines from the New York Times, to Fortune, to Freakonomics, to the Atlantic, to the Wall Street Journal-and was a point of discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
January 1, 2016

Gender Equality as an Investment Concept

“The best clue to a nation’s growth and development potential is the status and role of women.” — David S. Landes, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations
November 23, 2015

Why I am a Male Feminist

As a male financial executive, I'’m well aware that I may not fit the mold of a typical feminist.1 So why have I made gender equality a core tenet of my professional life?
September 23, 2015

Women and Impact Investing

We often hear of a “gender gap” in politics. We’ll have to see what 2016 brings, but in the 2012 presidential election, women supported Barack Obama over Mitt Romney by 10 percentage points more than men did.