ESG Insights

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

June 6, 2019

The Expanding Universe of Fixed Income Impact Investments

As sustainable bond markets expand into new sectors and across more impact themes, so does the portfolio construction playbook and the ability to add value through ESG due diligence. In this article, we cover our ESG fixed income approach and provide examples of impact options that we’ve invested in and some that we’ve avoided.
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 20, 2019

Pax World Funds Engagement Report – 2019

We engage with the companies in our funds to help them improve in ways we think will make them even better investments. Find out more in our inaugural engagement report.
May 10, 2019

Pax World Funds 2018 Impact Report

View Pax World's combined UN Global Compact Communication on Progress and our 2018 Impact Report.
May 1, 2019

Spotlight on Impact Investing

Learn how impact investing can make a positive difference in the world.
April 25, 2019

Spotlight on Engagement: Gender Diversity

Pax World is a leader in investing in women, advancing pay equity and promoting greater gender diversity on corporate boards.
April 24, 2019

Spotlight on Engagement: Climate Change

Learn how we engage with companies on climate issues and hold them accountable for their climate impact.



March 26, 2019

ESG to the Next Degree [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.
January 18, 2019

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.