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Citizenship

Pax World is an active participant in the companies we invest in, the industry we helped establish, and communities in which we conduct business. Our commitment to engaged participation is intrinsic to our investment and business philosophy.

Pax World Global Citizen Program

The Pax World Global Citizen Program enables Pax World shareholders to earmark portions of their dividends and/or capital gains as a contribution to Mercy Corps, a non-profit organization that works to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable development around the globe.

Mercy Corps works to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. For 30 years, in the midst of economic collapse, political transitions, armed conflict and natural disasters, Mercy Corps has been helping millions of individuals, families and communities turn crises into opportunities for sustainable, positive change. Pax World has worked with Mercy Corps for more than 20 years. Pax World investors have contributed more than $1 million to Mercy Corps since 1998. Visit the Mercy Corps web site here.

Use this form if you are an existing Pax World shareholder and would like to join the Pax World Global Citizen Program and would like to earmark a portion of your dividends and/or capital gains as a contribution to Mercy Corps.

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