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December 20, 2021  |  JUST Capital

How Does Inflation Affect Corporate Justness?

How does inflation impact corporate justness? With inflationary pressures set to continue well into next year, it’s a key question. 

December 16, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Survey – Americans Are United on Wages, Jobs, and Accountability

The headline that we shared on CNBC’s Power Lunch yesterday is that Americans are united in wanting good jobs and accountability from the country’s largest companies. “Pays a fair, living wage” was (once again) the public’s top priority.

December 3, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report:  A New Era of JUST with CNBC 

We’re thrilled to announce our new expansive media partnership with CNBC. You’ll soon be seeing more of our data and insights across its broadcast, digital, and event platforms. Learn more inside.

November 24, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: After COP, Companies Need To Prioritize Building ESG Trust

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?

November 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Business is Failing on The Promise of a ‘Great Reset’  

Yesterday we released our sixth annual Americans’ Views on Business Survey, and it is clear that confidence is waning.

November 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: ‘The Private Sector Needs to Play a Bigger Role’  

​​As COP26 draws to a close, it’s becoming clear how much the conversation has shifted to incorporate the financial and corporate worlds.

October 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Sustainability Is Adding Over $1 Billion To HP’s Business Every Year 

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.

October 22, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Workers Are Demanding More 

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.

October 7, 2021  |  JUST Capital

JOIN US: How Private and Public Sector Leaders Can Prioritize Equity and Opportunity in Economic Recovery

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.

October 3, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Fixing Corporate America’s “Broken Rung”  

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.

September 24, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Companies at the Leading Edge of Climate Policy  

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.

September 17, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Trust in Business is More Important Than Ever  

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.

September 10, 2021  |  JUST Capital

​​​​​The JUST Report: Why Childcare is a Business Imperative

We are in a critical moment for considering what it means to be a working parent, especially a working mom, in this country.

August 28, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The 32 Companies That Lead Their Industries on Workers  

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.

August 27, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Communities Are A Stakeholder, Not A Box To Check  

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.

August 20, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: It’s Been Two Years Since the BRT Statement, How Are Things Going?  

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?

August 16, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How Americans Feel About Corporate Vaccine Mandates 

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.

August 10, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Join Just in Investing in American Workers

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.

August 6, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Reality Hits ESG

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?

August 4, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Special Forces

How can companies do better for women and people of color?

July 27, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: “The Clock is Ticking”  

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.

July 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Among Companies Leading on Living Wage, Tech Outnumbers Other Industries

Technology and Utilities companies pay more workers a living wage than other industries.

July 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

“The Earth’s Best Employer”?  

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.

June 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The New Blueprint for Business

The majority of Americans believe in capitalism but want to see it improved, especially through treating workers with respect and equal opportunity.

June 21, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Humanity At Work

As shareholder demand for action on human capital and DEI metrics rises, we may be entering a new worker paradigm.

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