All Pax World Posts

October 4, 2017

Sustainable Investing: From Possibilities to Probabilities

Pax CEO Joe Keefe discusses the future of sustainable investing and sustainable development.
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.
May 10, 2016

Investing as a Social Change Strategy

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?
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.
August 18, 2013

To Advance Women, Investors Need to “Lean On” Corporations

In her best-selling book, Lean In, Google’s Sheryl Sandberg argues that women need to lean in—essentially, assert themselves—in order to succeed and prosper in our still patriarchal corporate culture.
August 30, 2008

Ecology and the Challenge of Sustainable Investing

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?