We recently marked the 3rd anniversary of Goldman Sachs’ JUST ETF, which tracks the JULCD Index based on our annual Rankings of the Russell 1000.
JUST Capital filed a public comment endorsing a set of federally mandated ESG standards on climate, human capital, and DEI metrics.
As the debate rages over why millions of jobs, especially low-wage ones, have been left unfilled, the idea of lifting wages and providing good jobs has gotten relatively little attention.
We take a look at how America’s largest companies are developing new talent pipelines across underserved communities of color.
Among the 309 companies we rank that provide veteran supplier policies, we see higher return on assets, return on equity, and return on capital across the board.
With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, we’re identifying the companies that are taking action and setting the bar for supporting their workers, the families they support, and the communities in which they operate.
The small hedge fund secured at least two seats on ExxonMobil’s board last week, saying the oil and gas giant needed change at the top to evolve through the energy transition.
JUST’s Alison Omens shares why companies that continue to prioritize the health of workers, families, and communities will stand out in a post-pandemic economy.
We examine the trailing one-year returns of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Healthy Families and Communities, relative to the Russell 1000 companies we rank.
Don’t be fooled. Long-term value creation for all stakeholders is best for shareholders too.
Hubert Joly said that the essence of his leadership style is recognizing the humanity of his workforce and treating profit as an outcome of purpose, not the purpose itself.
This Memorial Day weekend, we take a look at veteran hiring across the Russell 1000 and see that companies that disclose specific veteran hiring policies outperform those that don’t.
Why pay equity is critical to advancing racial equity, which companies are taking the lead, and why talk of commitment is not enough.
Racial pay gaps persist in the United States. We’re tracking which companies are assessing if they exist within their own organizations and sharing the results.
On Wednesday, an investor firm owning 0.02% of ExxonMobil stock gathered enough support to win at least two seats on the oil and gas giant’s board. The shockwaves of this outcome will reverberate throughout every boardroom in America.
An in-depth accounting of the state of racial equity disclosure from the 100 largest U.S. employers – assessing how corporate America is taking concrete action to advance racial equity today.
When looking at the 928 publicly traded companies from our 2021 Rankings, we find that 58.3% do not disclose any of their trade association memberships.
Of the 928 companies we ranked in 2021, 458 provide human rights disclosure and outperform those that do not by 3.2% over the trailing year.
In February 2021, JUST Capital and The Harris Poll conducted eight virtual focus groups – exploring how Americans believe companies should treat their workers, customers, shareholders, communities, and the environment.
Our most recent survey reached 2,000 Americans in an effort to understand whether they believe CEOs have a role to play in influencing lawmakers across a variety of issues, from corporate tax policy to racial equality to voting rights.
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