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March 17, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST SXSW Panel Showcased Where the Pandemic Brought Progress for Working Women and How Much More They Need

More than a million women have yet to return to the workforce, and we discussed what needs to change to create more inclusive workforces.

February 10, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Employers Investing in the ‘S’ in ESG Should Consider These Five Elements

Financial security, safety, fair treatment, opportunity, and purpose are key to retaining and engaging workers in the Great Resignation.

February 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

2022 Is the Year to Finally Define, Align, and Drive Action on the ‘S’ of ESG

In a tight labor market, investors, companies, and policy makers are turning their attention to the “S” in ESG.

September 30, 2021  |  JUST Capital

America’s Child Care Crisis Calls for Stronger Corporate and Policy Action

The pandemic has made the scale of the child care crisis in the U.S. clear. Corporate leaders have a significant role to play in backing holistic solutions to support workers and their families.

April 7, 2021  |  JUST Capital

We Need to Talk About Advancing the Minimum Wage – But in the Context of Creating Good Jobs

Good jobs – created by investing in workers’ financial health, career development, and overall well-being – must be central to the conversation around wages.

March 17, 2021  |  JUST Capital

How Momentum Around EEO-1 Report Disclosure Took Off and Why Companies Should Disclose the Form to Help Advance Racial Equity

The EEO-1 form has rapidly become the gold standard of disclosure, and the numbers and metrics within it reveal a picture of the state of gender and racial diversity at America’s largest companies

February 18, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Contract Workers Need a Just Recovery: Lessons from Microsoft and Mercer on the Future of Work

At the start of the pandemic, Microsoft committed to continue paying its contractor workers – and reaped the benefits. Here’s why companies to need make sure they’re not overlooking this section of their workforce.

September 3, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Labor Day 2020: Workers’ Voices Must Be Heard – Not Silenced – in the Fight Against COVID-19 and Systemic Racism

Will companies empower their workers to help define the future of work in America?

April 3, 2020  |  JUST Capital

COVID-19 Is Changing How Businesses Behave. Will They Keep it Up?

Will companies continue to compensate their workers at the level they have been through this crisis?

March 11, 2020  |  JUST Capital

How To Be A Stakeholder-Driven Company During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The world is gripped by fear. The market is plunging. Governments are locking down cities. What should companies be doing to help their stakeholders?

February 26, 2020  |  JUST Capital

4 Ways a Good Jobs Strategy Leads to Better Business Outcomes

Check out four key takeaways from our call with the Good Jobs Institute.

January 20, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Davos Dispatch: Why CEOs Need to Focus on Financial Stability for American Workers in 2020

CEOs : Perform a financial distress test of your workforce to really understand what percentage of workers aren’t making enough to cover their bills. 

September 4, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Building the Case for Quality Jobs in America

A new initiative from JUST Capital dedicated to increasing the prevalence of quality jobs in America

August 21, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Questions Every Business Leader Must Ask Now That CEOs Have Rewritten the Purpose of a Corporation

August 8, 2019  |  JUST Capital

How Companies Can Curb the Rise of Workplace Burnout

A look at how U.S. companies today can tackle the growing issue of workplace burnout.

July 18, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Reskilling America’s Workforce for the Future of Work

July 9, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Why Paid Parental Leave is Critically Important in Low-Wage Industries

Companies have a big role to play in creating economic opportunity for more Americans.

June 27, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Here’s How Companies Are Performing on Gender Pay Equity Today

How is corporate America doing on gender pay equity?

May 30, 2019  |  JUST Capital

The Companies Leading on Health for Communities and Families

We’re highlighting the top ten from our list of 100 U.S. Companies Supporting Communities and Families and some recent initiatives.

April 2, 2019  |  JUST Capital

How the Lack of Transparency Around Gender Pay Equity Is Holding Women Back

Transparency is the lynchpin to addressing the pay gap, and without the rigor and pressure of reporting requirements, there’s little hope for closing the gender pay gap in the United States.

February 6, 2019  |  JUST Capital

The Do-Good Super Bowl Ads Of 2019

June 7, 2018  |  JUST Capital

The Paid Leave Pledge: Supporting Businesses that Support Their Workforce

Within the context of a changing world at work, corporate leaders, workers, and the public are shifting their view on the responsibility of business. How are companies serving our most pressing social needs?

April 10, 2018  |  JUST Capital

Equal Pay for Women: Why the U.S. Needs to Catch Up on Data Disclosure and Transparency

Just 78 of the 875 largest publicly-traded U.S. companies have conducted pay equity analyses, but 82% of Americans agree that companies should not discriminate in pay. So with the majority of Americans in support of equal pay, who will take the lead on pushing for pay equity?

December 11, 2017  |  JUST Capital

With a Tax Windfall Coming Their Way, Whose Interests Will Companies Prioritize?

With the tax reform bill moving closer to becoming law, companies should invest in increasing wages, jobs, and community health, rather than giving the windfall to their shareholders.

Corporate Portal Open

June 12, 2017  |  JUST Capital

Open for Business(es): JUST Capital’s Corporate Portal Launches

JUST Capital’s Corporate Portal launches.

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