Posts featuring Heather Smith as author

December 6, 2018

Pax World Funds Helps Advance Gender Diversity at Beacon Roofing Supply

There’s a boatload of research showing that companies with more diverse leadership teams outperform their less diverse peers.1 Businesses that know this are taking steps to diversify; businesses that don’t can benefit from a nudge.
October 29, 2018
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Pax Refiles Pay Equity Proposal, Urges Oracle Shareholders To Vote “FOR”

Building on the strong support for Pax World Funds’ 2017 shareholder proposal on pay equity reporting at Oracle, we have re-filed it again this year. The […]
July 26, 2018

Gender Leader: Salesforce.com, Inc.

Salesforce, a U.S. customer relationship management company, has identified equality as a core value and recognizes that diverse companies are more innovative and better positioned to succeed.
May 25, 2018

Gender Lens Investing: Investing for Purpose and Performance [Advisor Webcast]

Gender lens investing is gaining momentum – and for good reason. Research shows that integrating a gender lens into investment decisions can yield positive financial returns and help close the gender gap.
April 23, 2018

Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund Commentary Q1 2018

Read our portfolio manager commentary for highlights on quarterly Fund performance and portfolio positioning.
March 26, 2018

Gender Pay Gaps: The Story Behind the Numbers

Heather Smith explains how investors can make sense of gender pay gap numbers.
March 13, 2018

Advancing Gender Equality by Closing the Pay Gap

Transparency can help eliminate gender pay gaps. That’s why Pax urges companies to disclose policies and processes in place to manage pay equity, the results of their pay analyses and strategies to close any identified pay gaps.
February 27, 2018

Gender Leader: Sodexo SA

Sodexo, a French benefits, rewards and on-site services company, has made diversity and inclusion a priority and recognizes it as a business imperative that drives growth and innovation.
January 25, 2018

Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index Fund Commentary Q4 2017

Read our portfolio manager commentary for highlights on quarterly Fund performance and portfolio positioning.
November 8, 2017

Oracle Shareholders Should Vote For Pay Equity Reporting

Pax World filed a shareholder resolution this year at Oracle, asking that the company prepare a report identifying whether there is a gender pay gap, and if so, what steps are being taken to reduce that gap.