ESG Insights

Read our thought leadership on evolving environmental, social and governance issues.

August 13, 2018

InvestmentNews – Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Awards

InvestmentNews has recognized Impax Asset Management LLC and Pax World Funds as a 2018 Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Awards winner.  The firm was honored as […]
July 9, 2018

The Future of Transportation – Modernizing Rail

The future of transportation extends beyond the rapidly accelerating electric vehicle (EV) market. The electrification of transportation is also opening up investment opportunities across the rail infrastructure supply chain.
June 23, 2018

Barron’s – The 20 Most Influential People in ESG Investing

Joe Keefe, CEO of Pax World Funds and Pax Ellevate Management, and Sallie Krawcheck, Chair of Pax Ellevate Management, are honored among the twenty most influential […]
May 21, 2018

The Financial Performance of Sustainability: ESG and Risk

The evidence that sustainability, or ESG, has financial relevance continues to grow. As we look for reasons why sustainability seems to be associated with good performance, risk has emerged from the literature as one of the main contributors.
May 14, 2018

Old Republic Shareholders Should Support Climate Change Proposal

Pax filed a shareholder resolution at Old Republic International Corporation, asking that the insurance company establish board oversight of risks and opportunities posed by climate change.
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 26, 2018

Pax World 2017 Impact Report

View Pax World’s combined UN Global Compact Communication on Progress and our 2017 Impact Report.
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 20, 2018

Time’s Up for Investors

There is no doubt that a culture of sexual harassment can affect company value.
February 13, 2018

How to Approach ESG in High Yield

The benefits of ESG are not limited to the equity market. In this article, we shed light on how ESG supports high yield credit selection and risk management by illustrating Pax’s approach along with examples.