Posts tagged as “Gender”

January 31, 2017

BNY Mellon and United Nations Foundation – “Return on Equality: Investment opportunities that help close the global gender gap”

BNY Mellon and United Nations Foundation, 2017 Closing gender gaps boosts economic growth and can create significant opportunities for investors. Narrowing the global gender gap and […]
January 25, 2017

How Technology Can Help Close the Gender Gap

What is the experience of a woman in corporate America today? She probably hears a lot about diversity initiatives from the leadership of her company, but she probably has precious little to show it, save a smattering of diversity days, mentoring programs, employee advocacy groups, and other gender programs. Boards and senior leadership at her company remain stubbornly male, and women continue to earn less than men for comparable work.
December 31, 2016

MSCI – “The Tipping Point: Women on Boards and Financial Performance”

Meggin Thwing Eastman, Damion Rallis and Gaia Mazzucchelli, MSCI, December 2016 A 2016 MSCI study found that companies around the globe with at least three women […]
December 29, 2016

2017: The Year of Financial Feminism

It may be trite to say "money is power"... but money is power, particularly in a capitalist society. As professional women come to terms in these closing days of 2016 that our progress in business has slowed to a crawl—despite all of the energy around it over the past few years—they will look for new means to move forward.
December 14, 2016

Fund Strategy – Earnings per share jump 37% with female board members – MSCI

Jessica Tasman-Jones of Fund Strategy highlights the Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index Fund and Pax Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing Julie Gorte’s thoughts on diverse […]
December 6, 2016

Bloomberg – Goldman, Citigroup Targeted by Diversity Activists in 2017

Laura Colby of Bloomberg speaks with Pax’s Lead Sustainability Research Analyst Heather Smith for her preview of pay equity activism at large financial institutions in 2017, […]
December 6, 2016

Financial Times – The business of women

Pax World CEO Joe Keefe discusses the business case for investing in women, the growth of gender lens investing, and the Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index […]
December 1, 2016

Pax World Announces Annual Reconstitution of the Pax Global Women’s Leadership Index for 2016

Index Contains the Top-Rated Companies in the World for Advancing Women PORTSMOUTH, N.H.///December 1, 2016/// Pax World Management LLC, investment adviser to Pax World Funds and a […]
December 1, 2016

5 Ways to Promote Women’s Leadership at Your Company

Despite a rock-solid business case for gender diversity in the workplace, many companies still lag far behind when it comes to advancing women in leadership. The problem of improving gender diversity can be daunting and the question of how to get started is enough to send many seasoned executives into a tailspin.
December 1, 2016

Invest like a Girl

Warren Buffett invests like a girl. What? Doesn'’t everyone know that men are better investors than women?1