Featured Categories Search

Search

News & Insights

News & Insights

June 27, 2022  |  JUST Capital

How is Corporate America Responding to the Overturning of Roe v. Wade?

On Friday, the Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade – a decision that will demand critical leadership not only from the public sector, but from the private sector as well. To understand how the landscape will shift for the American workforce, we will be tracking how America’s largest companies respond to the ruling.

June 24, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Experts Explain How Companies Can Navigate the Fallout of Roe v Wade Overturning

We spoke with business consultants Susan McPherson of McPherson Strategies and Mackenzie Long and Caty Gordon of Evergreen Strategy Group about guidance they have been sharing with companies in response to the overturning of abortion as a federal right.

June 24, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: As the Economy Wavers, Corporate Community Support is Critical

Investing in local communities, especially those that need it the most, is one area where the private sector can have a huge positive impact during a downturn.

June 23, 2022  |  JUST Capital

How JPMorgan Chase, Target, Citi, Bank of America, and PayPal are Reporting on Their Complex, Big-Dollar Racial Equity Commitments

Following companies’ big-dollar, multi-year commitments to advance racial equity, we took a look at how JPMorgan Chase, Target, Citi, Bank of America, and PayPal are reporting progress.

June 17, 2022  |  JUST Capital

As the SEC Finalizes Its Climate Disclosure Standards, It Must Consider Popular Demand for Better Data

Read why JUST Capital submitted a public comment in favor of the SEC’s climate disclosure standards.

June 13, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Virtual Event – Moving the Needle: Tracking Corporate Progress on Racial Equity

On June 13, JUST Capital convened corporate and nonprofit leaders for a virtual event – Moving the Needle: Tracking Corporate Progress on Racial Equity. 

June 10, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How Corporations Are Actually Doing on DEI

Our 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker, launched last week, tracks how the country’s largest 100 employers are measuring up to these expectations on a range of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues from workforce demographic disclosure to community investments.    

June 9, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Companies Leading and Lagging on Racial Equity Disclosures from JUST’s 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker

We took a look at companies leading in disclosures for our 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker – including Accenture, Intel, JPMorgan Chase, and Target – as well as those disclosing the least.

June 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Pence Likens ESG to Chinese Communist Party Scorecards

The fierce debate over what stakeholder capitalism and ESG is or is not took a sharply political turn this week. 

June 2, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s New Head of Investor Strategies Says It’s ‘Increasingly Irresponsible’ to Ignore ESG

Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff explains how she’s bringing her career in corporate governance and asset management to her role at JUST.

June 2, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Rethinking Former GE CEO Jack Welch’s Legacy Offers Insight Into the Future of American Capitalism

New York Times reporter David Gelles takes on the late iconic CEO and calls for structural change in his book “The Man Who Broke Capitalism.”

May 27, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Bank of America Lifts Wages…And Its Shares Rise

An unusual thing happened this week: a company was rewarded, not punished, by the market for raising wages.

May 26, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s New Data Scorecards Elevate ESG Metrics and Corporate Stakeholder Performance on CNBC

Our new ESG scorecards provide CNBC with exclusive Rankings data points to support coverage and elevate ESG metrics alongside traditional financial metrics.

May 23, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The 5 JUST 100 Companies Leading on Gender Board Diversity

Women make up over 40% of board members and chair at least one committee at General Motors, Citigroup, Procter & Gamble, Nielsen, and Merck.

May 23, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The Lessons Behind Women’s Gains in Board Leadership That Can Help Inform Corporate Diversity Efforts

We broke down how investor pressure, coalitions, and specific asks helped lead to over 4% growth in average Russell 1000 board gender diversity over two years, and what it means for corporate diversity efforts.

May 20, 2022  |  JUST Capital

6 Steps Elon Musk Can Take to Improve Tesla’s ESG Profile

S&P revealed this week it dropped Tesla from its flagship ESG index. We take a closer look at why, and how Elon could improve Tesla’s ESG profile.

May 13, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Americans Not Divided on Addressing the CEO to Worker Pay Gap

An eye-popping 87% of Americans across all political, age, geographic, gender, and racial lines agree that the growing gap between CEO pay and median worker pay is a problem in this country today.

May 6, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Reproductive Rights and Antitrust Enter the Stakeholder Debate

The leaked Supreme Court majority opinion draft on potentially overturning Roe v. Wade lit a fire under companies to be clear where they stand on the issue of reproductive rights.

May 6, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JPMorgan Chase’s Head of Corporate Responsibility Breaks Down 4 Lessons From Overseeing the Firm’s $2.5 Trillion Sustainability Initiative

We spoke with JPM’s Demetrios Marantis about the work behind the bank’s new ESG report, including an update on the firm’s $2.5 trillion sustainability plan, as well as its response to the Russia-Ukraine war.

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 22, 2022  |  JUST Capital

America’s Top 10 Companies for Environmental Performance in 2022

These companies are showing what’s possible when it comes to reducing a business’ climate impact.

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 20, 2022  |  JUST Capital

America’s 32 Industry Leaders for Environmental Performance in 2022

Ahead of Earth Day, we’re taking a look at the companies going beyond the status quo for environmental disclosures and actions.

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.   

Load more

Have questions about our research and rankings?  We want to hear from you!