All Pax World Posts

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 24, 2015

Study
“Women on Boards: Global Trends in Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards”

MSCI, November 2015 This report concluded that companies with strong female leadership generated a return on equity (ROE) of 10.1 percent per year versus 7.4 percent […]
September 19, 2015

Study
“Women in Business: The Value of Diversity”

Francesca Lagerberg, Grant Thornton, September 19, 2015 Companies in the US, UK and India with all male executive teams are sacrificing $655 billion on profits foregone. […]
May 25, 2015

Study
“Board Gender Diversity, Innovation and Firm Performance”

Jie Chen, Woon Sau Leung and Kevin P Evans, May 25, 2015 This study found that firms with more gender-diverse boards achieve greater innovative success.
November 24, 2014

Study
“Diversity Matters”

Vivian Hunt, Dennis Layton and Sara Price, McKinsey, November 24, 2014 McKinsey’s analysis found a statistically significant relationship between a more diverse leadership and better financial […]
November 5, 2014

Study
“Women on Boards and Firm Financial Performance: A Meta-Analysis”

Corinne Post and Kris Byron, Academy of Management Journal, accepted November 5, 2014 A recent meta-analysis, which looked quantitatively at the results from 140 studies, found […]
May 7, 2013

Study
“Does the Gender of Directors Matter?”

Mariam Schwartz-Ziv, Harvard University – Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, May 7, 2013 A 2013 Harvard University study, “Does the Gender of Directors Matter,” concluded […]