All Pax World Posts

July 19, 2017

Pax World Investment Outlook: Third Quarter 2017

In this quarter’s outlook, we’ll consider examples of two long-recognized catalysts of fundamental market shifts—climate change and the internet—that again made headlines in the second quarter.
July 17, 2017

Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index Fund Outperforms Global Market Over Three-Year Period

Gender lens fund promotes case that companies with diverse leadership perform better PORTSMOUTH, N.H. July 17, 2017 – Pax Ellevate Management LLC, a gender lens investing […]
June 1, 2017

Making an Impact: Investing in the Transition to a More Sustainable Economy

The drivers of environmental markets are deeply rooted and continue to gather momentum. Population growth, increasing urbanization, climate change, environmental policy and regulation, and inadequate infrastructure are profoundly shaping global markets.
April 21, 2017

Pax World Investment Outlook: Second Quarter 2017

In this quarter's commentary, we'll take a closer look at the connection between technology and sustainable investing. We illustrate ways technology is driving economic value, along with positive environmental and social advances in the Energy and Healthcare sectors, respectively.
February 1, 2017

Pax World Investment Outlook: First Quarter 2017

In this quarter’s commentary, we’ll consider valuation risk in the wake of equity markets reaching near record highs in 2016 and take a closer look at what a Trump presidency may or may not mean for investors in cleaner energy and low-carbon technologies.
December 31, 2016

Barclay’s – “Sustainable investing and bond returns: Research study into the impact of ESG on credit portfolio performance “

Barclays, 2016 This study examines the impact of using ESG attributes in fixed income investment and concludes that ESG need not be an “equity-only” strategy. Using […]
September 30, 2016

Pax World Investment Outlook: Fourth Quarter 2016

When everything is in motion, standing still just won’t cut it. Amazon is a prescient example of an innovative company catching competitors on their heels, even those in different sectors. In this quarter’s Investment Outlook we’ll consider the investment risks associated with companies ill prepared for a paradigm shift , like the secular transition to a low carbon economy currently underway.
April 28, 2016

Sodexo – “Gender-Balanced Teams Linked to Better Business Performance: A Sodexo Study”

Sodexo, 2016 A 2016 Sodexo study examined the performance of 100 global companies and 50,000 managers in 80 countries and found that companies with 40-60 percent […]
February 28, 2016

Study
“Is Gender Diversity Profitable? Evidence from a Global Survey”

Marcus Noland, Tyler Moran, and Barbara Kotschwar, Peterson Institute, February 2016  A 2016 Peterson Institute survey of 21,980 firms from 91 countries suggests that the presence […]
December 15, 2015

Study
“ESG and Financial Performance: Aggregated Evidence From More Than 2,000 Empirical Studies”

Gunnar Friede, Timo Busch & Alexander Bassen, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment 5:4, October 2015 This study, which combined the findings of about 2200 individual […]