Posts featuring Julie Gorte, Ph.D. as author

September 4, 2018

Encouraging Companies to Do Better

There is a lot of evidence that more sustainable companies perform better financially, and we therefore believe it makes sense for shareholders to encourage companies to do better when it comes to sustainability issues, from climate change to gender equality.
August 16, 2018

Women’s Leadership and Gender Equality: The Virtuous Circle

Women’s leadership is certainly not the only measure of gender equality, but it is both a key metric and an important enabler of it.
July 24, 2018

Pax World Investment Outlook: Third Quarter 2018

Equity markets finished the second quarter on a down note as financial markets became jittery about the prospect of escalating trade tensions.
July 2, 2018

The Gender Gap Isn’t About Sex. It’s About Power.

There is an imbalance in the amount of power men and women possess, which may explain why men command the highest paying jobs and hold majority of board seats and corner offices.
April 26, 2018

Pax World Investment Outlook: Second Quarter 2018

The first quarter of 2018 is in the books, and while the headline may be the S&P 500 Index’s first negative quarter since 2015, the defining narrative was the volatile path along the way.
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.
April 23, 2018

Gender Equality – With or Without the Federal Government

Federal policy is a powerful tool for shaping behavior – but it is not the only one. Corporate and investor action are also critical tools for creating change.
March 1, 2018

International Women’s Day 2018: Full Court Press for Progress

Bringing more women into leadership positions is probably our best shot at closing the pay gap, ending workplace cultures that foster or tolerate sexual harassment, providing universal family-friendly benefits, and achieving truly equal opportunity for women.
February 20, 2018

Time’s Up for Investors

There is no doubt that a culture of sexual harassment can affect company value.
February 8, 2018

Political Headwinds are Not Showstoppers

2017 was a year that many expected to be a disaster, from the perspective of sustainability.