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August 31, 2017

Investor Activism and Board Diversity

A new paper from the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) and Institutional Shareholder Services examines how shareholder activism affects board composition and refreshment.
August 30, 2017

Podcast: The Impact of Environmental Markets Investing

Bruce Jenkyn-Jones discusses the growing motivation among investors to make a positive impact by investing in environmental markets.
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.

August 15, 2017

Another Link Between Good Governance and Board Diversity

Julie Gorte discusses another good link between good governance and board diversity.
July 21, 2017

The Unexpected Answer to Professional Investors’ Most-Asked Question

Back when I was an equity research analyst, I quantified everything I possibly could. I figured that my opinion and my intuition were likely no better […]
June 1, 2017

Irving, Washington, and Paris: Three Ring Circus

This week, the owners of more than 62 percent of ExxonMobil’s shares voted in favor of a resolution instructing the company to report to shareholders on […]
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.
September 22, 2016

Environmental Markets – Center Stage for the Resource Revolution

Over the last 40 years, the world’s population has almost doubled, the global economy has expanded more than threefold, and so has material extraction.