• Impax Asset Management Group plc
  • Impax Asset Management LLC

    In 2018, Impax Asset Management Group plc
    acquired Pax World Management LLC
    which was subsequently renamed Impax
    Asset Management LLC.
Impax Asset Management
  • 2020 Impax received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development

    Impax Ireland established

    Filed a petition for rulemaking with the SEC urging the agency to require public companies to disclose location data
  • 2019 Impax received World Economic Forum’s Circulars Investor Award

    SmartCarbonTM incorporated into Pax World Funds

    The World Bank partnered with Impax on bonds to highlight gender equality and women’s empowerment
  • 2018 Impax Asset Management Group Plc acquired Pax World Management LLC

    Impax Climate Strategy launched
Impax Asset Management Group plc
  • 2016 SmartCarbon research published

    Launch of third private equity fund
  • 2015 Impact methodology launched

    Global Opportunities strategy seeded
  • 2014 Portland (OR) office established

    Impax received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development
  • 2012 New York Metro office established
  • 2010 Launch of second private equity infrastructure fund
  • 2008 SEC registration

    UN PRI signatory
  • 2007 BNP Paribas Asset Management Holding became a shareholder

    Hong Kong team established

    Advisory relationship with Pax World Management LLC established

    Environmental Markets index series launched with FTSE
  • 2005 Launch of first private equity infrastructure fund
  • 2004 Launch of Impax Funds (Ireland) plc, a self-managed umbrella UCITS
  • 2002 First own-label listed equity fund launched: Impax Environmental Markets Plc
  • 2001 Floated on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and subsequently renamed Impax Asset Management Group Plc
  • 1999 First listed equity strategy launched with advisory contract for Alm. Brand Invest in Denmark
  • 1998 Impax Asset Management founded by Ian Simm with mandate from the International Finance Corporation (IFC)*
Impax Asset Management LLC
  • 2017 Filed a petition for rulemaking with the SEC urging the agency to require public companies to disclose gender pay ratios on an annual basis
  • 2016 Pax Ellevate urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to take action on pay equity

    Began engaging with companies on gender pay equity
  • 2015 Financial Times listed CEO Joe Keefe as one of its “top feminist men”

    Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund received Wealth Management’s Industry Award
  • 2014 Launch of first gender-lens index and fund in the US — the Impax Global Women’s Leadership Index and the Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund
  • 2011 Launch of “Say NO to All-Male Boards” campaign

    Co-founded the Thirty Percent Coalition
  • 2010 “Gender Equality as an Investment Concept” published
  • 2008 Launch of first US fund focused on resource efficiency solutions
  • 2007 Began offering the first mutual fund in the United States focused on investing in companies that advance women
  • 1999 Launch of first high yield bond fund integrating ESG factors
  • 1971 Launch of first publicly available mutual fund in the United States to use social and financial criteria in the investment process — the Pax Fund (now called the Pax Sustainable Allocation Fund) — which helped give birth to the sustainable investment industry

*Corporate finance advisory firm Impax Capital Ltd was established in 1994. Ian Simm was working at Impax Capital prior to founding Impax Asset Management Ltd in 1998. Impax Capital Ltd ceased operating in September 2007.

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