What Walmart’s Wage Hike Means for Corporate America’s Pay Practices
Our Chief Strategy Officer, Alison Omens, writes on the signal Walmart’s move to raise wages for its frontline workers sends to corporate America.
The Companies That Prioritized Their Stakeholders Outperformed Their Peers in the Fourth Quarter
Q4 ended a rough year for the stock market, but we found that high scores across all five stakeholders we track resulted in market outperformance.
JUST Capital and CNBC Release the 2023 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies and Marquee JUST 100 List
Discover which companies are leading on the issues that matter most to Americans today. In 2023, Bank of America leads the JUST 100 for the first time.
Wells Fargo, Meta, PG&E, Boeing, and Others Receive ‘Unique Event Treatment’ in JUST’s 2023 Rankings
Each year, we factor into our Rankings a variety of events deemed materially detrimental to a company’s just business behavior.
How We Updated the 2023 Ranking Methodology to Better Reflect Gig Workers’ Access to Key Benefits and Policies
We have removed the “Under Review” tag for Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash for the 2023 Rankings and are now proportionately discounting scores depending on which workers have access to benefits and policies.
These Were JUST Capital’s Most Popular Stories of 2022
Our top articles this year included how America’s largest companies addressed racial equity, climate change, and the war in Ukraine.
The JUST Report: Building Bridges on the Stakeholder Approach
Looking ahead to 2023, we would do well to not just engage those who we think we disagree with, but understand where they’re coming from and find common ground.
Highlights from Paul Tudor Jones’ Discussion with 3 CEOs About the Future of Capitalism
JUST Capital co-founder and chair Paul Tudor Jones led a panel about ESG and stakeholder capitalism with former Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Grameen CEO Andrea Jung, and Interactive Brokers former founding CEO and current chair Thomas Peterffy.
3 Charts That Show Why Companies Should Regularly Raise Wages to Match Inflation
We illustrate how inflation reduces the purchasing power of wages and causes pay cuts for workers over time.
JUST Capital Makes the Case for Smart Corporate Disclosure in Front of Congress
JUST Capital’s Head of Investor Strategies, Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff, appeared before a U.S. House Committee on Financial Services subcommittee to explain how our work is guided by the public and aligns with investors’ interests.
The JUST Report: Better Disclosure Can Build Trust in Corporate Wage Strategies
Years ago when we were launching JUST, I remember the CEO of a large bank told me in no uncertain terms that there was “no chance” companies would ever be transparent about wages. Has that changed?
As Inflation Rises, Corporate Minimum Wage Disclosure Continues to Lag
While Americans want companies to prioritize a living wage and pay transparency, only a handful publicly announce minimum wage increases resulting in real wage gains for their workers.
The JUST Report: How to Make Layoffs as Just as Possible
As painful as they can be, layoffs don’t have to be unjust. Here’s how:
The JUST Report: How the Midterms Might Affect Corporate Stakeholder Leadership
I’ve spent much of the week talking to business leaders about what Tuesday’s election results could mean for corporate stakeholder leadership. The answer – like the outcome of a few key races – is not yet clear.
JUST Capital’s 2022 Americans’ Views on Business Survey: Americans Want Less Talk, More Action
Despite an uptick in positive impressions of just business behavior during the pandemic, Americans are now less likely to think companies are following through.
What Reducing Emissions Could Save or Cost America’s Largest Companies
With eyes on corporate climate commitments during COP27, we teamed up with Harvard Business School to look at the savings or cost carbon pricing would bring companies.
Energy Companies That Perform Well in JUST’s Rankings Have Outperformed Their Industry Peers
As COP27 begins and fossil fuel companies take in massive profits, we took a look at how the top performing energy companies in our Rankings compare to the lowest performing.
Companies That Prioritize Their Workers Outperformed Peers in Q3
In JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q3 2022, we found that companies with strong Workers scores outperformed peers in a challenging environment.
The JUST Report: Creating a New Generation of JUST Business Leaders
Engaging and empowering the next generation of business leaders is critical to our mission and, through our JUSTGen initiative, an increasingly exciting part of our strategy.
The JUST Report: Could “Labor Hoarding” Promote Just Jobs in a Recession?
A new report from the Conference Board and The Business Council found that 98% of CEOs surveyed are preparing for a U.S. recession within the next 12-18 months. But it may not necessarily mean mass redundancies and unemployment.
With Recession Fears Rising, Companies Can (And Should) Be Investing in JUST Jobs
Our Chief Strategy Officer Alison Omens lays out a framework companies can use to invest in workers right now, shares what some of the largest U.S. employers we’ve spoken to think of it, and how we’re helping them take action.
The JUST Report: ‘Critics of ESG Are as Wrong as a Frog in a Fire’ Says PTJ
Our cofounder and chairman Paul Tudor Jones spoke with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin on what ESG critics are getting wrong, pointing to JUST data.
The JUST Report: Can Creating JUST Jobs Unite Americans?
We spoke to investor and AOL cofounder Steve Case on why people, both in workforces and communities, are key to corporate success.
Steve Case’s Vision for American Business Is One He Thinks the Whole Country Can Get Behind
Investor and AOL cofounder Steve Case explains why he’s dedicated the last eight years to his “Rise of the Rest” initiative, which develops startup ecosystems across the United States, and how it aligns with many of JUST’s big picture goals.
What a Living Wage Is and Why Businesses Should Use It as a Benchmark
In the first of our JUST Jobs Explained series, we break down how to calculate a living wage, how its components are dependent on location and family size, and why businesses can improve their operations with this information.
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