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January 18, 2022  |  JUST Capital

How Do We Break the Death Grip of Mistrust? Through Action, Transparency, and Accountability.

Larry Fink’s annual letter and this year’s Edelman Trust Barometer echo everything we know at JUST Capital to be true about stakeholder capitalism.

January 5, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Companies Want to Earn the Trust of the American Worker. Here’s How They Can Do It.

The American public’s trust in corporate America appears to be waning – but they are agreed on the issues that matter. As markets hit record highs, companies have a golden opportunity to step up.

June 23, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Philanthropic Leverage Effect of JUST Capital

We’re leveraging the private sector to drive large-scale change on America’s most pressing challenges. This ‘force multiplier effect’ can generate huge philanthropic returns – here’s how.

June 2, 2021  |  JUST Capital

‘We Always Believed We Had a Compelling Case for Change’ – JUST Interviews Activist Investor Engine No. 1 After Exxon Victory

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.

April 10, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Is COVID-19 Killing Shareholder Primacy?

Companies that come out of our current crisis in the best shape will be those that have the strongest relationships with the people who make them flourish

January 14, 2020  |  JUST Capital

5 Things to Watch in 2020

2020 promises to be a defining year whichever way you look at it.

September 16, 2019  |  JUST Capital

5 Reasons to Give Stakeholder Capitalism a Chance

Stakeholder capitalism should be given a chance to work. Here’s why.

September 5, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Walmart Takes a Stand on Guns

We applaud Walmart for taking a stand on gun control – here’s why.

August 22, 2019  |  JUST Capital

From Shareholder Primacy to Stakeholder Capitalism

The purpose of a corporation is to benefit all stakeholders – customers, employees, suppliers, communities, and shareholders.

May 31, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Creating a Healthier America: How Can Business Lead the Way

We release our new list of the 100 companies doing the most to support healthy communities, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

May 17, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Socialism Isn’t the Answer, but Capitalism Must Be Fixed

April 29, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Why Companies Should Publicly Disclose Their Workforce Policies

January 28, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Proactively JUST: How Microsoft’s Long-Term Thinking Addresses Local Needs

December 9, 2018  |  JUST Capital

Building a More Just Marketplace: The 2018 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies

Our Rankings can help people make more informed decisions about where to invest, work, and buy, to direct capital toward companies advancing a more just future, and an economy that works for all Americans.

September 20, 2018  |  JUST Capital

Bringing JUST Home: Applying the JUST Capital Rankings Model to Corporate Location Decisions

JUST Capital adapts our ranking model to inform and give guidance to companies seeking to improve their ranking, and in so doing foster more just behavior in the locations they choose to do business.

August 1, 2018  |  JUST Capital

Redefining Impact Investing with the Wisdom of the Crowd

Investing for return and social impact is a theme no investment professional should ignore.

February 28, 2018  |  JUST Capital

Here’s How 5 Companies Are Fostering Black Leadership

With so few Black Americans in top executive positions today, corporate programs supporting Black employees are essential to helping create more diverse leadership – and potentially greater profits – tomorrow.

December 10, 2017  |  JUST Capital

This is Why We Didn’t Award a Seal in the Food and Drug Retail Industry: Opioids

Six of the nation’s largest drug distributors and retailers are implicated in the opioid crisis, and we implore them to work together to shape industry-wide actions to help stop this growing crisis in the U.S.

Moral Compass

December 8, 2017  |  JUST Capital

Rediscovering our Moral Compass: JUST Capital’s 2017 List of America’s Most JUST Companies

JUST Capital and Forbes release the 2017 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, our annual ranking of the largest publicly-traded U.S. corporations.

Equal Pay

September 6, 2017  |  JUST Capital

Equal Pay Is Something We Can All Agree On

We can all agree on pay equity and it cannot be ignored.

August 21, 2017  |  JUST Capital

Corporations Must Stand Up and Be Counted

Business Leaders must rebuild trust and reimagine their role in our country.

America's Bottom Line

May 23, 2017  |  JUST Capital

What Effect Would Tax Reform Have on America’s Bottom Line?

What could the new corporate tax regime actually look like for the US Treasury?

Data Incubator

May 11, 2017  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital & the Data Incubator Announce Partnership: the “Data Challenge for America”

Data Incubator & JUST Capital

May 3, 2017  |  JUST Capital

Using Data Science to Create a More Perfect Union: The “Data Challenge for America”

To build a more just marketplace, we need to integrate data science into impact decision-making.

Tax Day Note

April 19, 2017  |  JUST Capital

A Tax Day Note to Corporate America: Pay Your Fair Share

Americans want corporations to pay their fair share.

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