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July 22, 2019

Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund Outperforms Global Market at Five-Year Milestone

The Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund has outperformed its benchmark for the one-year, three-year and five-year periods ending June 30, 2019.
July 18, 2019

U.S. News & World Report – Why ESG Investing Helps with Fund Picks

In this article, Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing Julie Gorte offers a consideration for ESG investors in search of high-quality emerging-market stocks.
July 15, 2019

InvestmentNews – Interview with Pax World Funds President Joseph Keefe

President and CEO Joseph Keefe discusses the how the 2020 election could impact ESG investing as well as why advisors should talk to their clients about […]
July 12, 2019

Ethical Corporation – Responsible Business Award Finalists Revealed

Pax Ellevate is a finalist for Ethical Corporation’s “Responsible Investment Award.”
July 11, 2019

The New York Times – As Fresh Water Grows Scarcer, It Could Become a Good Investment

Reporter Tim Gray explores investing opportunities around water, quoting Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing Julie Gorte on some potential challenges.
July 1, 2019

Bloomberg – Junk Debt Investors Welcome Rare Green Bond with Strong Demand

Portfolio Manager Peter Schwab weighs in on green bonds in this article about the high-yield bond market and the first green bond issuance in more than […]
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 30, 2019

U.S. News & World Report – How To Ensure ESG Investing Isn’t Whitewash

Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing Julie Gorte discusses how retail investors can avoid “greenwashing” when choosing ESG investments.
May 28, 2019

Agenda – Investors Back Proposal Targeting C-Suite Diversity

Heather Smith, Vice President for Sustainable Investing, discusses the Pax World Funds approach toward shareholder advocacy and engagement.