Posts tagged as “board diversity”

October 14, 2018

Financial Times – Diversity Beyond Gender Proves Hard for Investors To Measure

Financial Times spoke with SVP for Sustainable Investing Julie Gorte about the lack of board diversity data available from publicly traded companies and the challenge that […]
March 6, 2018

Pax World Funds and Mercy Investment Services Advance Gender Diversity at US Foods

Sustainable Investors Successfully Withdraw Board Diversity Proposal at Foodservice Company PORTSMOUTH, N.H. March 6, 2018 – Pax World Funds (Pax), a pioneer in sustainable investing advised […]
December 6, 2017

Bloomberg – Why Wall Street’s Finally Pushing to Add Women on Boards

Bloomberg’s Laura Colby discusses the recent backing of boardroom diversity proposals by large asset managers, quoting Pax World CEO Joe Keefe on the impact shareholder engagement […]
August 31, 2017

Investor Activism and Board Diversity

A new paper from the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) and Institutional Shareholder Services examines how shareholder activism affects board composition and refreshment.
August 15, 2017

Another Link Between Good Governance and Board Diversity

Julie Gorte discusses another good link between good governance and board diversity.
April 28, 2017

SSRN – “Gender Diverse Portfolios as New Asset Class”

Ming-Tsung Lin and Ser-Huang Poon, SSRN, April 2017 Gender-diverse portfolios, based on U.S. funds and indexes based on board and/or senior management diversity, have higher scores […]
May 10, 2016

Investing as a Social Change Strategy

As a male financial executive, I'’m well aware that I may not fit the mold of a typical feminist.1 So why have I made gender equality a core tenet of my professional life?
January 1, 2016

Gender Equality as an Investment Concept

Joe Keefe discusses that among the many contributions that women can make to a company, it turns out that share price may be the most significant.
November 24, 2015

Study
“Women on Boards: Global Trends in Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards”

MSCI, November 2015 This report concluded that companies with strong female leadership generated a return on equity (ROE) of 10.1 percent per year versus 7.4 percent […]
September 19, 2015

Study
“Women in Business: The Value of Diversity”

Francesca Lagerberg, Grant Thornton, September 19, 2015 Companies in the US, UK and India with all male executive teams are sacrificing $655 billion on profits foregone. […]