Sustainability

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.
February 18, 2019

The Plastics Revolution

Plastic is more of a risk factor for companies and investors today than ever before. Companies need to begin mitigating their risks, and investors need to pay close attention.
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 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.
November 29, 2018
A girl in Niger with two goats

Climate-proofing Futures: How Mercy Corps Is Preparing Youth for More Extreme Weather

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

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

September 28, 2018

Spotlight on ESG Criteria

Pax World pioneered an investment approach known as sustainable investing – the full integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment analysis and portfolio […]
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.