ESG Insights

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

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.
February 8, 2018

Political Headwinds are Not Showstoppers

2017 was a year that many expected to be a disaster, from the perspective of sustainability.
January 10, 2018

How to Not Give Your Clients What They Want

This is the digital age, and one of the hallmarks of that is customization.
December 19, 2017

The Financial Performance of Sustainability: What’s New in the Literature

I’ve been collecting articles that link sustainability to financial performance for a long time (when I started, people were hunting mammoths).