The stakeholder lens for corporate risk and value creation is vital to addressing climate and other systemic societal challenges, but can companies get the job done?
Yesterday we released our sixth annual Americans’ Views on Business Survey, and it is clear that confidence is waning.
As COP26 draws to a close, it’s becoming clear how much the conversation has shifted to incorporate the financial and corporate worlds.
What is fundamentally different from the COP of two decades ago, however, is that much of the activist rhetoric is now embraced by corporate leaders and investors.
This week, close to 15,000 workers at companies like John Deere, Kellogg, and Kaiser Permanente are on strike right now to demand better wages and benefits.
As the U.S. looks toward economic recovery, hear from private and public sector leaders on how equity and opportunity for all workers can inform these efforts.
Individual stories of women rising to the top of organizations (GM CEO Mary Barra was just named the next chair of the Business Roundtable) can mask not only the lack of representation on a larger scale, but the significant gap in internal development across corporate America.
This year’s Climate Week comes one month after the IPCC reported unequivocally that climate change is “rapid, widespread, and intensifying,” and that human influence is the key driver.
In a new survey of 500 business leaders and 1,000 other members of the U.S. public, PwC found that in their roles as consumers and employees, respondents trust business more now than before the pandemic.
We are in a critical moment for considering what it means to be a working parent, especially a working mom, in this country.
This coming Monday marks Labor Day in the U.S. – an occasion to celebrate workers and honor their contributions. Ahead of the holiday, we took a look at the 32 companies that top their industries on worker issues in our 2021 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies.
Some companies have been used to “checking the box” of DEI with philanthropic donations and community investment, but that isn’t where real change happens.
Yesterday was the two-year anniversary of the Business Roundtable’s embrace of a stakeholder approach in its revised Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. The question everyone is wondering is – has it just been for show?
This week we and our partner The Harris Poll fielded an update to the question on vaccine mandates in the private sector that we first asked Americans back in mid-June – here are the results.
An economy that works for all Americans means that no worker should be struggling to get by. At JUST, we’re committed to helping make that a reality. And, with your support, we can go even further.
How do you know an ESG fund is really making an impact? How can you be sure a company is doing what it says it’s doing, and truly delivering stakeholder value?
How can companies do better for women and people of color?
A deadly heat wave in the Pacific Northwest, fatal flooding in western Europe and China, and more have brought fresh urgency to tackling the climate crisis.
Technology and Utilities companies pay more workers a living wage than other industries.
Amazon has a new CEO, Andy Jassy, as of July 5, and top of his agenda is to “Strive to be Earth’s Best Employer.” That’s a big statement – lets unpack it.
The majority of Americans believe in capitalism but want to see it improved, especially through treating workers with respect and equal opportunity.
As shareholder demand for action on human capital and DEI metrics rises, we may be entering a new worker paradigm.
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.
Don’t be fooled. Long-term value creation for all stakeholders is best for shareholders too.
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.
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