All Pax World Posts

November 29, 2017

International Markets: Evidence of Positive ESG Effect

In this article, Pax analyzes the effect ESG factors have on non-U.S. developed markets risk and returns. Performance attribution of the Pax MSCI EAFE ESG Leaders Index Fund shows that companies with strong ESG profiles positively contributed to performance.
October 24, 2017

Sustainability-Competent Boards are Risk-Competent Boards

To truly represent the interests of shareholders who are aware of the potential risks and opportunities posed by the various facets of sustainability, boards will need sustainability competence.
October 10, 2017

Sustainable Investing: Like Investing (But More Sustainable)

A wealth of literature, from both academia and financial institutions, supports the idea that when sustainability is used in investment, returns do not suffer, and often outperform traditional investment.
October 3, 2017

The Business Case for Pay Ratio Disclosure

Investors recognize that transparency can help eliminate gender pay gaps and that pay discrimination presents litigation, regulatory and reputational risk.
September 25, 2017

Sustainability Ratings Disagree. This is Not a Problem.

Think of sustainability analysis the same way you think of financial analysis. Different approaches to the same multifaceted problem are a source of innovation, a way that smart and insightful people can distinguish their work.
September 19, 2017

If You Think Education is Expensive, Try Ignorance: Investors and Climate Change

How individuals go about assessing their own appetites for risk is their business. What institutional investors do is everyone’s business.
September 11, 2017

New Opportunities, New Challenges

The earth’s climate is becoming warmer because of things we (humans) have done. Since the climate, along with the atmosphere and water, forms the infrastructure of our lives, climate change will affect us pervasively.
August 29, 2017

Pax World’s UN Principles for Responsible Investment 2017 Assessment 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.

July 21, 2017

WealthManagement.com – Is the “Trump Bump” in SRI Sustainable?

Pax World CEO Joe Keefe speaks with Janice Kirkel of WealthManagement.com about how the current political climate has buttressed interest in sustainable investing, and why he […]
July 21, 2017

Barron’s – ‘Trump Effect’ Boosts SRI Investing

Pax World CEO Joe Keefe comments on the expansion of ESG investing under the new administration, and why he believes the trend will continue regardless of […]