Posts tagged as “Julie Gorte”

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.
January 9, 2019

Pax World Investment Outlook: First Quarter 2019

Volatility has returned, and we expect it to have continuing significance as we look out at 2019. In this environment, long-term investors who comprehensively assess risk, ESG factors and valuation have the potential to identify attractive opportunities at the asset class and security level.
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.

These days it seems as if anything newsworthy that doesn’t include the White House fades into invisibility. But in the case of climate change, the White House has decided to become invisible.
October 23, 2018

Pax World Investment Outlook: Fourth Quarter 2018

Buoyed by continued strong economic data and company earnings, U.S. Equities had a strong third quarter.
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.
July 24, 2018

Pax World Investment Outlook: Third Quarter 2018

Equity markets finished the second quarter on a down note as financial markets became jittery about the prospect of escalating trade tensions.
April 26, 2018

Pax World Investment Outlook: Second Quarter 2018

The first quarter of 2018 is in the books, and while the headline may be the S&P 500 Index’s first negative quarter since 2015, the defining narrative was the volatile path along the way.
April 23, 2018

Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund Commentary Q1 2018

Read our portfolio manager commentary for highlights on quarterly Fund performance and portfolio positioning.
April 23, 2018

Gender Equality – With or Without the Federal Government

Federal policy is a powerful tool for shaping behavior – but it is not the only one. Corporate and investor action are also critical tools for creating change.