A robust and growing body of research indicates that companies with more gender diverse leadership have:
- Greater Innovation
- Increased Productivity
- Higher Employee Satisfaction
- Higher Employee Retention
Impax Global Women’s Leadership Index
The first index of its kind, consisting of the highest-rated companies in the world for advancing women on boards and in executive management
To construct the index, the Impax Gender Analytics team rates companies on multiple criteria of gender leadership. Only the highest-rated companies make it into the index. These 400+ companies are, in our view, the best companies in the world when it comes to advancing gender diversity.
Gender diversify your portfolio by investing in women
Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund
Investing in companies that invest in women.
Overall Morningstar™ Rating† Institutional Class (PXWIX) as of 08/31/2021.
Out of 284 World Large-Stock Blend Funds based on risk-adjusted returns.
By engaging with companies, we help them become better poised to take advantage of the business benefits associated with gender diverse leadership, which, in turn, helps them become better investments.
|175||During the most recent proxy season, Pax World Funds voted against
directors at 175 companies due to insufficient gender diversity
|252||Led outreach and dialogue at several companies that were part of the 30 Percent Coalition’s
“Adopt a Company” Campaign. In 2020, the coalition’s Institutional Investor Committee wrote to 252 companies with little or no gender diversity on their boards
|20||20 companies have made public commitments to pay equity at our urging|
|11||11 companies have disclosed the results of their pay equity assessments and have committed to closing pay gaps at our urging|
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Gender Lens Investing Innovator
A history of investing in women, advancing pay equity and promoting gender diversity in corporate leadership.
2018“Investment Case for Gender Equality” published
2017Filed a petition for rulemaking with the SEC urging the agency to require public companies to disclose gender pay ratios on an annual basis
2016Began engaging with companies on gender pay equity
2014Built the first index of the highest-rated companies in the world for advancing gender-diverse leadership
Introduced the first mutual fund that invests in the highest-rated companies in the world for advancing gender-diverse leadership
2011Launched “Say NO to All-Male Boards” campaign
Co-founded the Thirty Percent Coalition
2010“Gender Equality as an Investment Concept” published
2007Began offering the first mutual fund in the United States focused on investing in companies that advance women