JUST 100 Industry Leaders – Nike and AEP – Discuss Approach to Sustainability. Here Are the Key Takeaways.
Sustainability leaders from JUST 100’s Nike and AEP share why a transparent, people-based approach is needed to build a more renewable, equitable future.
Leaders From Two Sigma, Verizon, Mastercard, and Hershey Explain How They’re Building JUST Jobs and Business Resilience
JUST 100 leaders share how they’re prioritizing JUST jobs as economic uncertainty continues and JUST, and Two Sigma Impact speak to how a focus on job quality is helping build better companies.
Biden Vetoes ESG Legislation But ESG Isn’t About Politics
ESG has become politicized, but the truth is it was never about politics. It’s about smarter investing and better business. Government and industry need to work together to get it right rather than use it to advance narrow political agendas.
These 3 Companies Are Leading on Diversity Disclosure in 2023
Accenture, Intel, and Starbucks are leading the Russell 1000 on key diversity disclosures on metrics including pay gap analyses and ratios and workforce demographics.
JUST Capital Releases 19 Index Concepts that Demonstrate the Benefit of Investing in Stakeholder Value Creation
Concepts feature companies in the top 20% of our Rankings and demonstrate that investors need not sacrifice returns to support companies doing right by all their stakeholders.
Companies Disclosing Their EEO-1 Reports Saw Higher 2022 Returns
Companies that publicly disclose the intersectional demographic data found in an EEO-1 report outperformed their peers by 7.9% over the trailing one-year period ending in 2022.
Companies Disclosing the Gold Standard of Workforce Diversity Data – the EEO-1 Report or Similar Intersectional Data – More Than Tripled between 2021 and 2022
Publicly disclosing demographic data represents a critical initial step for companies looking to build more diverse workforces, as well as stronger returns.
KKR’s Co-Head of Global Private Equity Shares How Employee Ownership Drives Long-Term Business Value
Speaking with CNBC’s Dominic Chu, KKR’s Pete Stavros dives into what’s behind the success of the firm’s and his nonprofit Ownership Works’ employee stock ownership programs.
Watch the 2023 JUST Leadership Summit: Building Better Companies Through JUST Jobs
Watch the full 2023 JUST Leadership Summit featuring insights from JUST 100 leaders, including Verizon, American Electric Power, Mastercard, Hershey, and Nike.
The JUST Report: The Secret to Effective Communication on ESG
Words matter. Especially, as our recent focus groups show, when it comes to how the public thinks about ESG, “woke-ness,” and corporations’ role in society.
Despite an Uptick in 2023, Only 32% of the Largest U.S. Companies Analyze Their Gender Pay Gaps
After years of stalled progress, we found 32% of the largest U.S. companies report conducting gender pay gap analyses – but only disclose results when at or near parity.
JUST Jobs Scorecard Shows Room for Companies to Lead on Job Quality Disclosure, With Established Leaders Outperforming Peers
Our new JUST Jobs Scorecard finds that there’s room for companies to grow on job quality disclosure and, for those that are already leading the way, market outperformance against their peers.
The Data Suggests ESG Is Not a Cause of Inflation
The idea that ESG is a major cause of inflation and hurting the American people is spurious. JUST data suggests that the opposite is true: that companies pursuing stakeholder leadership not only help workers cope with the effects of inflation, they also drive higher returns for investors.
The JUST Report: What Americans Actually Think About ESG
One of the arguments those opposed to ESG often make is that it is antithetical to the interests of everyday hard-working Americans.
The JUST Report: Why Home Depot Is Investing $1 Billion in Workers
Home Depot announced Tuesday it will direct $1 billion to give its hourly employees in the U.S. and Canada a raise and to lift starting wages for staff across supply chain, customer care, merchandising, and other frontline roles to at least $15 an hour.
Only Transformational Philanthropy Can Tackle Our Greatest Challenges
By leveraging the vast resources of the private sector, transformational philanthropy can address the root causes of our most pressing social challenges.
JUST Capital Rankings Have Helped USA Financial Drive Strong Performance in Large Cap Strategies
USA Financial has developed four strategies with AUM that more than doubled from Dec. 2021-22, and one generated an alpha of 65.45% since inception.
The JUST Report: Is Ohio A Turning Point for the Railroad Industry?
The derailment of the Norfolk Southern Corporation freight train 32N in East Palestine, Ohio on February 3 is turning into a stakeholder disaster of the highest order and, I suspect, a defining moment for the industry.
5 Key Insights from the American Public to Help Companies and Investors Lead Through Increasing Attacks on ESG and ‘Woke’ Companies
Our latest survey research – in collaboration with Omidyar Network and The Ford Foundation – asks Americans if and how companies should align with the core principles of stakeholder capitalism.
The JUST Report: Should CEO Pay Be Tied To Stakeholder Value Creation?
We know from our polling that Americans are unhappy with CEO pay. But what if it was tied more explicitly to total stakeholder value creation?
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