All Pax World Posts

August 29, 2017

Pax World’s UN Principles for Responsible Investment 2017 Assessment Report

In our 2017 UN PRI Assessment Report, Pax received an A+ rating for Strategy and Governance and A ratings in most equity and fixed income categories.

July 1, 2017

Spotlight on Engagement: Climate Change

Learn how we engage with companies on climate issues and hold them accountable for their climate impact.



June 22, 2017

ESG – Expanding the Horizon of Smart Beta

Smart beta and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) integration have both gathered strong momentum, with significant asset growth in strategies using each discipline. Multifactor smart beta strategies, with their longer-term focus and factor diversification, provide a natural platform for the integration of ESG.
June 1, 2017

Financial Advisor – Trump Likely Won’t Stump Sustainable/ ESG Investing

Pax World CEO Joe Keefe speaks with Ross Kerber of Reuters about the growth of ‘green’ funds, such as the Pax Global Environmental Markets Fund, since the election of Donald Trump.
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 2, 2017

Pax World 2016 Impact Report

View Pax World’s combined UN Global Compact Communication on Progress and our 2016 Impact Report.
March 13, 2017

Tax Reform? Let’s Make It a Carbon Tax

We often use the term “underwater” to describe money-losing investments in finance. That may not be a euphemism for long. Of the world’s 15 largest stock exchanges, all but four are in coastal cities, and all could face the prospect of literally being submerged underwater as sea levels rise.
March 1, 2017

The Value of ESG Information in Financial Markets

What makes for an efficient financial market? Any market participant could probably list ten things without burning a calorie, but one thing that would probably make everyone’s list is information. Financial markets need information in order to work efficiently.
February 15, 2017

Making a Positive Impact: The State of ESG Advocacy and Engagement

Sustainability advocacy and engagement is aimed at long-term outcomes and specifically targets ESG factors.
December 12, 2016

Spotlight on ESG Criteria

Pax World pioneered an investment approach known as sustainable investing – the full integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment analysis and portfolio […]