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April 1, 2019
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Board Diversity: Time’s Up on Good Intentions

If companies don’t want to be held accountable by mandates, then gender diversity needs to become more than a talking point.
March 26, 2019
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Does the PG&E Bankruptcy Really Indicate That Sustainable Investing is a Mess?

One recent news article posits that the PG&E bankruptcy has exposed “blindspots” in sustainable investing, while another argues that sustainability analysis can help investors identify companies that may be skating on thin ice. Can both views be true?
March 25, 2019
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How One Tech Company Went from Laggard to Leader on Gender

Getting serious about gender diversity and equality requires talk and action. This Silicon Valley company has been doing a lot of both.
March 14, 2019

Adapt or Dry

A continually warming climate means more water stress for humans: too much of it in some places, too little of it in others. And that brings new risks — and opportunities — for investors.
March 14, 2019
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Leaving No One Behind Is an Opportunity for Investors

Climate change, pollution and a growing population are key players in water investment momentum, and the investment opportunities are surprisingly diverse and resilient.
March 9, 2019

MarketWatch – If We Don’t Close the Economic Gender Gap, We’re Leaving Money on the Table

Reporter Amit Bouri points readers to the Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund as an option for investors interested in helping to drive gender equality.
March 5, 2019

CNBC – Here’s How Investors Can Save the Planet and Still Make Some Money

Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing Julie Gorte weighs in on how individuals can be sure they are aligning their investments with companies and funds that […]
March 5, 2019

Barron’s – This Man Wants Companies To Go Where the U.S. Government Won’t

When it comes to growth in ESG investing, the last five years have been “incredible,” and “the next 20 are going to be exponentially bigger,” says […]
March 5, 2019

Opalesque – New World Bank Bond Designed To Empower Women

Reporter Baily McCann speaks with Portfolio Manager Tony Trzcinka about a new sustainable bond issued by the World Bank.
March 4, 2019

World Bank, Impax Asset Management Partner on Bonds To Highlight Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

Impax Asset Management is the sole investor in a $4 million, three-year sustainable development bond issued by The World Bank.