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April 29, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Disney, Exxon, and Twitter Show Why Stakeholders Matter

This past week saw three high-profile examples of why it’s so important for corporate leaders to understand what makes their stakeholders tick when making decisions involving complex societal issues. 

April 20, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Companies Leading on Environmental Performance

We‘ve been sharing insights and data on the state of corporate environmental leadership in America and how things are trending, including the Top 10 Companies for Environmental Performance list shared with our media partner, CNBC. 

April 18, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Support the Deepak Chopra Scholar’s Fund!

Help us create the next generation of business leaders for a more just, equitable, and sustainable economy.

April 15, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How Inflation Is Affecting Key ESG Issues

Inflation hit its highest level since 1981 in March (8.5%). Its causes and effects are starting to force some difficult conversations on core ESG and stakeholder priorities.   

April 8, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Ringing the Bell for a JUST Economy

Monday was a monumental day for JUST and our mission

April 1, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Carl Icahn Gets Active On Worker Pay

When it comes to stakeholder capitalism, we don’t often think of activist investors as major protagonists. This appears to be changing. 

March 29, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: SEC Climate Rule Puts Energy Transition into Spotlight

On the face of it, the SEC’s proposed rule requiring companies to disclose emissions and other climate information, announced Monday, gives the market exactly what it’s been asking for. 

March 23, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Join Team JUST Capital at the 2022 TCS NYC Marathon!

Run 26.2 miles to support JUST Capital’s mission of building an economy that works for all Americans!

March 18, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Why Inflation is the Enemy of a JUST Economy

Inflation is one of the more insidious enemies of a just economy. Fed chairman Jerome Powell said as much on Wednesday, when announcing the first rate hike since 2018. 

March 11, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Is War Reshaping How We Think About ESG?

The JUST Report: Is War Reshaping How We Think About ESG?

February 26, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Defining Days for Democracy and Capitalism

What does it mean for companies to support countries committed to democracy? What is the role of corporations in upholding the core tenets of a healthy free market society and the rule of law?

February 18, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Investors Need ESG Disclosure – And the Public Wants It Too

SEC Chair Gary Gensler has made it clear that the commission is prioritizing ESG with an immediate focus on the “E”. As he wrote in a Twitter thread earlier this week, “Why is the SEC looking at climate risk disclosure? Simple: Because investors need it.”

February 12, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How Are Companies Actually Doing on DEI?

February being Black History Month, it’s a great time for business leaders to take stock of their progress on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) commitments.

January 30, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Disney, Wall Street, and the American Worker

Film producer and JUST board member Abigail Disney’s new documentary, “The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales,” spotlights the struggle of low-wage Disneyland workers to make ends meet and in doing so, establishes a narrative about workers all around the country.

January 17, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Larry Fink, Marc Benioff and the Death Grip of Mistrust

“It is capitalism, driven by mutually beneficial relationships between you and the employees, customers, suppliers, and communities your company relies on to prosper.”

January 12, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Meet the 2022 JUST 100 Leaders

With our media partner, CNBC, we’ve showcased a week’s worth of interviews with CEOs in the JUST 100 (and we’ve got several more to go).

January 10, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: What Americans Need From Business

Each year’s rankings has its own unique context, and right now my sense is that trust and accountability are the watchwords.

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.

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