Insights

October 24, 2017

Sustainability-Competent Boards are Risk-Competent Boards

To truly represent the interests of shareholders who are aware of the potential risks and opportunities posed by the various facets of sustainability, boards will need sustainability competence.
October 20, 2017

Pax World Investment Outlook: Fourth Quarter 2017

Reading headlines over the last quarter sometimes felt like the beginning of the end of days. We’ve had five hurricanes make landfall in the region of North America, three of which set records:
October 10, 2017

Sustainable Investing: Like Investing (But More Sustainable)

A wealth of literature, from both academia and financial institutions, supports the idea that when sustainability is used in investment, returns do not suffer, and often outperform traditional investment.
October 4, 2017

Sustainable Investing: From Possibilities to Probabilities

Pax CEO Joe Keefe discusses the future of sustainable investing and sustainable development.
October 3, 2017

The Business Case for Pay Ratio Disclosure

Investors recognize that transparency can help eliminate gender pay gaps and that pay discrimination presents litigation, regulatory and reputational risk.
September 27, 2017

The Wall Street Transcript – Applying ESG Criteria in a High Yield Bond Fund

Portfolio Manager Peter Schwab spoke with The Wall Street Transcript about his approach to managing the Pax High Yield Bond Fund.
September 25, 2017

Sustainability Ratings Disagree. This is Not a Problem.

Think of sustainability analysis the same way you think of financial analysis. Different approaches to the same multifaceted problem are a source of innovation, a way that smart and insightful people can distinguish their work.
September 20, 2017

How Pax Gives Back

At Pax World, creating positive community and environmental impact isn’t limited to our investment approach—it’s engrained in our company culture and our business philosophy.
September 19, 2017

If You Think Education is Expensive, Try Ignorance: Investors and Climate Change

How individuals go about assessing their own appetites for risk is their business. What institutional investors do is everyone’s business.
September 11, 2017

New Opportunities, New Challenges

The earth’s climate is becoming warmer because of things we (humans) have done. Since the climate, along with the atmosphere and water, forms the infrastructure of our lives, climate change will affect us pervasively.