Julie Gorte

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.

On November 15, a national conversation about board diversity will take place. It’s a topic we think about — and talk about — a lot.
October 8, 2018

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

In our 2017 UN PRI Assessment Report, Pax received an A+ rating for Strategy and Governance and A ratings in most equity and fixed income categories.

September 20, 2018
a glacier with mountains in the background

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.
May 21, 2018

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.
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 […]
March 1, 2018

International Women’s Day 2018: Full Court Press for Progress

Bringing more women into leadership positions is probably our best shot at closing the pay gap, ending workplace cultures that foster or tolerate sexual harassment, providing universal family-friendly benefits, and achieving truly equal opportunity for women.
February 25, 2018

New Hampshire Union Leader – Another View — Julie Gorte: Carbon pricing is a smart approach to climate action

In this article, Julie Gorte explains why carbon pricing is an efficient and effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.