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.
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.
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.
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.
Read why JUST Capital submitted a public comment in favor of the SEC’s climate disclosure standards.
On June 13, JUST Capital convened corporate and nonprofit leaders for a virtual event – Moving the Needle: Tracking Corporate Progress on Racial Equity.
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.
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.
The fierce debate over what stakeholder capitalism and ESG is or is not took a sharply political turn this week.
Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff explains how she’s bringing her career in corporate governance and asset management to her role at JUST.
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.”
An unusual thing happened this week: a company was rewarded, not punished, by the market for raising wages.
Our new ESG scorecards provide CNBC with exclusive Rankings data points to support coverage and elevate ESG metrics alongside traditional financial metrics.
Women make up over 40% of board members and chair at least one committee at General Motors, Citigroup, Procter & Gamble, Nielsen, and Merck.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These companies are showing what’s possible when it comes to reducing a business’ climate impact.
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.
Ahead of Earth Day, we’re taking a look at the companies going beyond the status quo for environmental disclosures and actions.
Help us create the next generation of business leaders for a more just, equitable, and sustainable economy.
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.
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