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June 30, 2021  |  JUST Capital

A Growing Number of Companies Are Recognizing the Benefits of Racially Diverse Boards

With enhanced diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, along with pressure from shareholders and advocates, more of America’s largest companies are building diverse boards.

June 22, 2021  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Expands Board Leadership, Welcomes Six New Members

New additions to JUST Capital’s Board of Directors include Brookings’ Amy Liu, Ariel Investments’ John W. Rogers, Jr., and former EY CEO, Mark Weinberger.

June 20, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Top 100 U.S. Companies Supporting Healthy Families and Communities

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.

June 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

As the SEC Finally Takes on Climate Disclosure Standards, It Must Also Consider ESG Metrics Affecting Workers

JUST Capital filed a public comment endorsing a set of federally mandated ESG standards on climate, human capital, and DEI metrics.

June 10, 2021  |  JUST Capital

How Companies Like IBM and CVS Are Showing That New Apprenticeship and Training Models Are Drivers of Racial Equity

We take a look at how America’s largest companies are developing new talent pipelines across underserved communities of color.

June 2, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Watch JUST’s Alison Omens Explain What Sets Companies Supporting the Health of Workers, Families, and Communities Apart

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.

May 26, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Watch JUST’s Yusuf George Discuss How Corporate America Has More Work to Do When it Comes to Disclosing Racial Pay Equity Analysis

Why pay equity is critical to advancing racial equity, which companies are taking the lead, and why talk of commitment is not enough.

May 19, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Key Findings From JUST Capital’s 2021 Focus Groups

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.

May 13, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Companies Committed to Advancing Racial Equity Need to Have a Response to Mass Incarceration

The United States has the largest prison population per capita in the world, and it disproportionately affects Black and Latino Americans. We’re tracking which companies have re-entry policies and which have bans on prison labor.

May 13, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Global Sustainable Asset Flows Continue to Set Records in 2021

This week we look a report published by Morningstar which showcases the continued record-setting growth of sustainable asset flows. 

May 6, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Can The Stakeholder Model Give American Business a Global Competitive Advantage?  

“How can the stakeholder model lend American corporations a competitive advantage on the world stage?” The more I ponder this, the more I realize it is in fact a defining proposition.

April 14, 2021  |  JUST Capital

JUST Managing Director Yusuf George on CNBC Squawk Box: The Corporate Racial Equity Tracker

Listen in on our conversation with Andrew Ross Sorkin on our latest initiative to advance racial equity in corporate America, and why this issue will be a core focus this proxy season.

April 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Silence Is Not An Option

“The problems that are tearing at the fabric of American society require all of us – government, business and civic society – to work together with a common purpose.”

April 2, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Georgia On My Mind 

CEOs of some of America’s largest corporations have begun to voice their opposition to what they say is restrictive legislation that makes it harder for Americans to vote.

March 31, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Watch Our Quarterly JUST Call with Nick Akins, CEO of American Electric Power, on Its Rise to #1 for Workers in Its industry

JUST and the Head of CECP will talk with Nick about how he led a cultural transformation to engage employees, enhance diversity, and increase transparency around key human capital issues.

March 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: These Are The Companies That Are Best For Women

Pay equity mattered a lot to the public before the pandemic, and it matters even more now.

March 23, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Did Stakeholder Capitalism Get the Pink Slip? 

This week, Emmanuel Faber, one of the world’s foremost proponents of stakeholder capitalism, lost his job as CEO and chairman of Danone. The easy reaction would be to see this as a blow for proponents of the stakeholder cause. That would be a mistake.

March 12, 2021  |  JUST Capital

A Year Into the Pandemic, Hope in the C-Suite and Concern on the Frontlines

CEOs are a notoriously optimistic bunch. But even so, their views contrast sharply with those of their workers, who have a decidedly different take on the situation.

March 5, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The ESG Enforcers Come to Town

Yesterday, acting SEC Chair Allison Herren Lee – who at the beginning of the week had said at a conference that voluntary ESG disclosure wasn’t cutting it – announced the creation of a Climate and ESG Task Force in the Enforcement division

February 26, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Walmart Takes a Short-Term Hit to Deliver Long-Term Value

Walmart has seen both sides of the stakeholder vs shareholder debate over the last seven days, losing $25 billion off its market cap after a mixed earnings call.

February 12, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Corporate America Looks Beyond Minimum Wage

If we’re looking at what Americans want, and what our biggest corporations can provide them, the bar has to be set higher.

February 5, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Show Me The Money…And The Impact

investors are becoming sophisticated enough to tell the difference between greenwashing and value creation…and this Exxon case proves it.

January 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Larry Fink Turns Up The Heat

We wrote in the opener of our 2020 Year In Review, released yesterday, that “Stakeholder capitalism has gone beyond being merely an idea.” Boy did this week prove that out.

January 28, 2021  |  JUST Capital

2020: The Year in Review

2020 was a year that exposed a simple truth – that society’s shift to stakeholder capitalism is now an urgent necessity.

January 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: “With Unity, We Can Do Great Things, Important Things”  

The change in administration opens up a new frontier for stakeholder capitalism. The first 100 days will be critical. 

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