Julie Gorte

February 1, 2019

The Transition to a Sustainable Economy

Investors have a financial interest in a seamless transition to a more sustainable economy — and a lot of money at risk if we continue with business as usual.
January 29, 2019
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The Gender Pay Gap Shrinks in the Sun

A new report shows that gender pay gaps shrink when companies are required to disclose them.
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.
December 4, 2018
Katowice, Poland, site of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Should We Care About COP 24? Well, There’s No Planet B.

These days it seems as if anything newsworthy that doesn’t include the White House fades into invisibility. But in the case of climate change, the White House has decided to become invisible.
October 8, 2018

Pax World’s Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures 2017 Report

Read our TCFD report to find out how as a firm we are addressing the risks and opportunities related to climate change.

September 20, 2018
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How Climate Change Affects Financial Performance

Julie Gorte considers the economic and financial implications of a warming world and provides an expansive overview of various risks that climate change creates for investors.
September 4, 2018

Encouraging Companies to Do Better

There is a lot of evidence that more sustainable companies perform better financially, and we therefore believe it makes sense for shareholders to encourage companies to do better when it comes to sustainability issues, from climate change to gender equality.
August 16, 2018

Women’s Leadership and Gender Equality: The Virtuous Circle

Women’s leadership is certainly not the only measure of gender equality, but it is both a key metric and an important enabler of it.
July 2, 2018

The Gender Gap Isn’t About Sex. It’s About Power.

There is an imbalance in the amount of power men and women possess, which may explain why men command the highest paying jobs and hold majority of board seats and corner offices.
March 6, 2018

S&P Market Intelligence – From Hollywood to Wall Street, investors confront sexual misconduct risk

Sarah James reports on investor reaction to sexual misconduct cases, quoting Joe Keefe and Julie Gorte on why increased board oversight and greater gender diversity on […]