Chart of the Week: Companies That Focus on Their Customers Outperform Their Peers During The Recovery
Companies that support customers by producing non-harmful and quality products, emphasizing privacy, using fair pricing, offering equal treatment, and more, outperform their competitors by 20.7% .
As Americans Embrace ESG Investing, the Challenges Against It Feel Less Valid Than Ever
Arguments in support of shareholder primacy and against stakeholder capitalism are out of sync with the voice of the American public, institutional investors, shareholders, and corporations themselves.
Chart of The Week: Companies That Prioritize Their Workers Continue to Outperform the Market
In light of Labor Day this past Monday, we revisit a chart from early June to evaluate how companies’ treatment of their workers continues to affect financial performance throughout 2020.
Chart of the Week: Companies Embracing Full Disclosure on Workforce Diversity Continue to Outperform Peers
For Labor Day, we revisit our Chart of the Week from earlier this summer to reevaluate how companies who fully disclose their EEO-1 reports have performed throughout the trailing three months.
Chart of the Week: Just Companies Have Better Risk Profiles and Overall Decreased Volatility
This week, we explore the risk profile of more just companies in comparison to less just ones, and show that JUST companies have less volatility.
Chart of the Week: JUST Companies Continue to Outperform Their Competition
This week, we dive into the history of our JUST Rankings and evaluate how America’s Most JUST Companies have performed on a cumulative basis since inception, finding that the top four quintiles as the top quintile has outperformed the bottom quintile by 29.9% cumulatively.
Chart of the Week: Just Companies See Shallower Drawdowns in Market Downturn
As our economy sees increasing uncertainty after the market recovery in Q2, this week’s analysis dives into our 2020 Rankings to evaluate median maximum drawdowns by quintile.
Chart of the Week: Companies That Avoid Controversy in Their Communities Outperform During the Recovery
This week we look at severe communities controversies within the companies we cover, and see a significant outperformance for those who don’t have at least one severe controversy.
Chart of the Week: Companies Paying a Fair Wage Outperform Peers in the Downturn
This week, we double down on employee compensation and dive into our “Pays a Fair Wage” metric to showcase how companies’ wages differ across various job titles when compared to industry peers.
Read Our Response to the Department of Labor Proposal We Believe Will Crush Important ESG Momentum
The DOL has stated that ESG funds are “vehicles for furthering social goals or policy objectives that are not in the financial interest of the plan.” We completely disagree – here’s why.
Keeping ESG out of 401(k) Plans Hurts Participants and Produces Worse Outcomes
Last month, the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed a new investment duties rule that would essentially keep ESG funds out of retirement accounts. Everything I’ve seen throughout my career shows that such a move would hurt investors.
Chart of the Week: Companies Paying a Living Wage Fare Better in Recovery
In this Chart of the Week, we analyze how companies with a high percentage of employees making a national living wage have performed over the trailing one year.
Chart of the Week: Real Action on the Environment – Not Just Disclosure – Is Needed for Top Financial Performance
This week, we take a closer look at the financial impacts of environmental disclosure vs. non-disclosure.
Chart of the Week: Carbon-Efficient Companies Grow Their Operating Income Faster
This week, we evaluate the rate at which carbon-efficient companies grow their operating income over the trailing five-year period.
Chart of the Week: Carbon-Efficient Companies Shine During Insecure Times
In our latest Chart of the Week, we show that a lower carbon footprint can actually be beneficial for a company’s bottom line.
Chart of the Week: Companies with Strong Corporate Governance Lead the Market in a Downturn
As many corporations begin to address the systemic inequity within their own organizations, this week’s chart shows that ethical leadership could connect to financial outperformance.
Chart of the Week: Companies that Prioritize Their Workers Continue to Outperform
Revisiting our analysis that shows how the companies that prioritize their workers have been significantly outperforming their peers throughout the coronavirus crisis.
Chart of the Week: Companies that Embrace Full Disclosure on Workforce Diversity Outperform their Peers
How does demographic disclosure – one of the key actions companies can take to address systemic racism – impact with corporate performance?
Chart of the Week: Companies With Strong COVID-19 Responses Prove You Don’t Need High Profit Margins to Do Right by Your Stakeholders
Leading companies support all their stakeholders, even when they’re not yet being rewarded in the market.
Chart of the Week: COVID-19 Best Responders Outperform Their Respective Industries
Companies that are prioritizing their workers and communities are seeing outperformance relative to their industry peers
It’s time to abandon the old definition of ESG.
Chart of the Week: America’s Most JUST Companies Are Bouncing Back More Quickly During the Current Recession
JUST Industry Leaders have recovered at a faster rate than their peers.
Chart of the Week: Companies That Prioritize Workers See Higher ROE and Cumulative Return
Companies that have cared for their workers in the past are seeing financial results today.
JUST Chart of the Week: Companies That Prioritize the “S” in ESG Do Right by All Their Stakeholders
Customers and workers comprise the “S” of ESG, and it has never been more important than it is today that we see this “S” take center stage.
JUST Chart of the Week: Companies Prioritizing Workers and Customers in Coronavirus Crisis Are Outperforming Peers
A look at how companies that prioritize their workers and customers perform in the market during the coronavirus crisis.
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