Thought Leadership

August 14, 2019
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Recommended Reading for Women’s Equality Day

Ready for Women's Equality Day? Here's some recommended reading from members of the Pax Ellevate team.
August 9, 2019

Spotlight on Engagement:
Climate Change & Gender Equality

Learn how we engage with companies on two of the most pressing challenges of our time — climate change and gender inequality.
July 22, 2019
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Gender Diversity Delivered: Results from Five Years of Investing in Women

What has five years of investing in women told us about performance, risk and quality? This whitepaper distills what we've discovered during a half decade of gender lens investing.
July 10, 2019

The Business Case for Sustainability

The financial and economic cases for sustainability are strong and are getting both deeper and broader.
July 9, 2019
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Linking Investor Engagement with Financial Value

Shareholder proposals can lead to value-enhancing change within companies, but industry groups have called them into question recently. Julie Gorte explores the landscape for investors.
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.”
June 3, 2019
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A Wake-up Call for the Food Industry

Policy modifications plus fast-changing consumer preferences are expected to accelerate a global shift toward sustainable food. Agne Rackauskaite discusses key trends.
May 22, 2019

Gender Leaders Outperform Gender Laggards

In the marketplace there are gender laggards and gender leaders. We invest in the leaders.
May 17, 2019
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The Investment Case for Gender Equality

Updated for 2019, this article explores noteworthy additions to an already robust body of research showing that the case for gender equality has never been stronger.