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February 9, 2024  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The New Gold Standard For Business Leadership In America

“One of the sayings we have at the company is ‘you have to win the right way.'”

February 8, 2024  |  JUST Capital

Top Takeaways From JUST Capital’s 2024 Leadership Summit on Better Business Outcomes

JUST 100 Leader Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Antonio Neri joined JUST Capital co-founder Paul Tudor Jones, alongside other executives, to discuss corporate leadership on just business behavior.

January 26, 2024  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Major Employers Continue to Invest in Worker Financial Health

With confidence in the economy still feeling elusive for many people and layoffs dominating the headlines – particularly in the tech and banking sectors – it was a nice surprise to see prominent workforce investments by multiple large employers this week. 

January 12, 2024  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: American Capitalism Needs More Leadership Thinking

“If the business community isn’t out there telling the real story — the American story — of opportunity and progress in this country, then no one should be surprised when people believe it’s as bad as the headlines and the political ads say it is.”

January 5, 2024  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Making 2024 A Big Year for Capitalism and for JUST

On January 1st we launched a major media campaign with Empower Media to elevate JUST’s brand and celebrate the leadership of top-performing companies.

December 22, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: ‘A Christmas Carol’: The Past, Present, and Future of Capitalism

Capitalism, it seems to me, is undergoing a transformation, not unlike Charles Dickens’s famed Christmas creation, Ebenezer Scrooge. The question is whether its future will be different from its present and its past.

December 15, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: COP28 Highlights the Need for Stakeholder Model on Global Scale

How does the world address climate change while safeguarding economies, acknowledging disparities, protecting worker well-being and jobs, meeting consumer needs, and supporting communities?

December 8, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Purdue Pharma, The Supreme Court, and Corporate Unjustness

This week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to the bankruptcy deal meant to compensate victims of the highly addictive painkiller OxyContin and shield Purdue Pharma’s owners, the Sackler family, from liability.

December 1, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: OpenAI Saga Spotlights Tension Between Profit and Purpose

Between forces motivated to ensure AI benefits society, and those who view AI through a purely commercial lens.

November 17, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: It’s Not All About Money – American Workers Want Opportunity Too

What makes a good job? It’s a question that’s driving many conversations today – from picket lines with auto employees and Starbucks baristas to C-suites and boardrooms across the country.

November 10, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Top U.S. Companies With Strong Veterans Programs

How can corporate America better serve those who’ve served our country? It’s an important question to highlight on Veterans Day. In fact, it’s one that helps guide our work here at JUST Capital year round. 

November 3, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Will America’s Debt Crisis Spur a More Just Economy?

Two moments this week reminded me why JUST’s mission matters so much to the bigger macroeconomic situation we find ourselves in.  

October 27, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Are You Happy? Your Employer May Soon Want To Know

Are you happy? It may seem like an odd question in times like these. But according to Mo Gawdat, former Chief Business Officer at Google X, and renowned happiness expert, it’s a question more and more employers should be asking of their people. 

October 20, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Corporate America Responds to the Terror Attacks on Israel

How should companies respond to global tragedies, wars, and acts of mass terrorism? Should business leaders speak out in internal emails to employees? To the public? If so, when? And what should they say?

October 13, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How TIAA is Using AI to Help “Retire Inequality”

This week, I sat down with TIAA Chief Information and Client Services Officer Sastry Durvasula to discuss how artificial intelligence will impact financial services in a recent episode of our Linkedin Live series,

October 6, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Can “The Atlanta Way” Reinvigorate Corporate Community Investment?

“In Atlanta, we learned that despite the gleaming new office buildings in downtown Buckhead, economic mobility is low, deep inequality persists, and talent goes untapped.”

September 22, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: My Top Takeaways from a Frenetic Climate Week

This year, climate week was about much more than climate.

September 15, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: UAW and the Complicated Dynamics of Worker Engagement

The dispute between the United Auto Workers and Detroit’s so-called “Big Three” – Ford, GM, and Stellantis – has once again thrust the topic of employer-employee dynamics into the headlines. Some view it as a test case with wider repercussions for American industry.

September 8, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: In the Fog of the ESG War, Companies Continue to Drive Change

Amidst all the confusion, misinformation, and political wrangling over corporate ESG, stakeholder capitalism, and social responsibility, it is easy to lose sight of two basic questions. What are companies actually doing, and why? 

September 1, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Top 10 Companies for Workers

The American worker takes center stage yet again. 

August 25, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Dan Schulman’s Lasting Impact on the American Worker

One of the most just CEOs of the last several years, PayPal’s Dan Schulman, will step down toward the end of September. His legacy for workers will endure.

August 18, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The ESG Shakeout Is Not as Simple as You Think

The ESG shakeout currently working its way through corporate America is taking some interesting twists and turns.

August 11, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: From UAW to Return-to-Work, American Worker Issues Are Heating Up

Make no mistake: Regardless of industry, workers are asking more of their employers in a way that hasn’t been seen in a long time.

August 4, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: My Top Takeaway From Recent CEO Conversations

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing former Sprint CEO and JUST Capital Board member Dan Hesse about the importance of purpose-driven human leadership in business. 

July 28, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: UPS Deal Puts The American Worker Front and Center

What could have been a highly disruptive strike was avoided on Tuesday when UPS and the Teamsters – which represents more than half of the company’s workforce – reached an agreement on wages and benefits just days before their current contract expired.

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