Posts featuring Julie Gorte, Ph.D. as author

October 17, 2019

Pax World Investment Outlook: Fourth Quarter 2019

In this quarter’s commentary, we explain why there is reason for optimism despite recent public-policy setbacks on sustainability issues. Companies and investors have been stepping in to fill the void on a range of issues, from diversity to climate change to toxic substances to gun control.
September 11, 2019
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Positively Impactful: How Gender Diverse Teams Drove 5 Years of Outperformance [Advisor Webcast]

Get a closer look at the benefits of sustainable investing in this webcast created exclusively for advisors, which explores the risk management and potential performance benefits of integrating ESG analysis into investment decision-making and the positive impact that investors can have by engaging directly with companies on key global issues.
July 22, 2019
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Gender Diversity Delivered: Results from Five Years of Investing in Women

What has five years of investing in women told us about performance, risk and quality? This whitepaper distills what we've discovered during a half decade of gender lens investing.
July 19, 2019

Pax World Investment Outlook: Third Quarter 2019

In this quarter’s commentary, we consider how sustainability and competitiveness go hand-in-hand. Companies that embrace sustainability can improve their ability to compete today and over the long-term.
July 10, 2019

The Business Case for Sustainability

The financial and economic cases for sustainability are strong and are getting both deeper and broader.
July 9, 2019
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Linking Investor Engagement with Financial Value

Shareholder proposals can lead to value-enhancing change within companies, but industry groups have called them into question recently. Julie Gorte explores the landscape for investors.
June 4, 2019

Sustainable Investing and the Debate Over Standards

Joe Keefe and Julie Gorte weigh in on the debate about a lack of standards for sustainable investing and the inconsistency of sustainability “ratings.”
May 23, 2019

Global Thematic Investing – Funds for a Sustainable Future [Advisor Webcast]

Get a closer look at the benefits of sustainable investing in this webcast created exclusively for advisors, which explores the risk management and potential performance benefits of integrating ESG analysis into investment decision-making and the positive impact that investors can have by engaging directly with companies on key global issues.
May 17, 2019
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The Investment Case for Gender Equality

Updated for 2019, this article explores noteworthy additions to an already robust body of research showing that the case for gender equality has never been stronger.
April 22, 2019
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Are Women Good for the Climate?

A growing body of literature reveals that when it comes to climate mitigation, gender matters