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January 10, 2020  |  The Wall Street Journal

State Street CEO Takes the Long View on Shareholder Activism

Ronald O’Hanley discusses the investing giant’s push to target all-male boards and whether index funds can own too much of the stock market.

The Best Recent Business Books

January 8, 2020  |  JUST Capital

7 Must-Read Books for the Stakeholder Economy

Embracing stakeholder capitalism requires a big shift in mindset and massive organizational change, neither of which is easy to achieve. But a great book can help by inspiring and energizing business leaders in their daily quest to do right by their stakeholders.

I QUIT CONCEPT

January 6, 2020  |  JUST Capital

How to Keep Your Top Performers from Quitting

The cost of losing a top performer is far more than just the direct cost of replacing them. That’s why corporate leaders need to pay greater attention to how they engage and reward their best team members. Start here.

January 2, 2020  |  The Financial Times

ESG controversies wipe $500bn off value of US companies

Environmental, social and governance funds hit the $1tn asset mark last year.

January 2, 2020  |  The Wall Street Journal

California Law Spurs Companies to Add Female Directors

The number of California-based public companies with all-male boards has fallen sharply since the state passed a law last year requiring them to add female directors by the end of 2019, according to Equilar, a corporate governance-data firm.

January 2, 2020  |  The Wall Street Journal

For CEOs, It’s a Whole New Job

Along with having to deal with globalism, nationalism, trade wars, AI, big data and cybersecurity, CEOs are increasingly expected to take stands on social issues.

Shot of a diverse group of businesspeople standing against a wall

January 2, 2020  |  JUST Capital

5 Ways It Pays to Have a Diverse Workforce

Most of us have a sense that fostering a diverse workforce is the right thing to do, but there’s increasing evidence that it’s good for business as well. How exactly? Here are five proven ways diversity pays off for organizations.

December 18, 2019  |  JUST Capital

5 Key Takeaways from the Akamai Quarterly JUST Call

Unpacking Akamai’s performance in the market and across five key business stakeholders we measure: Workers, Customers, Communities, the Environment, and Shareholders. 

December 18, 2019  |  JUST Capital

The Business Roundtable Advocates for Paid Parental Leave: Here’s How Members Fare

BRT companies are more likely to offer paid parental leave, although they provide fewer weeks of leave compared to their peers.

December 17, 2019  |  JUST Capital

The SEC Must Push for Specific Human Capital Disclosure

With the SEC soliciting public comments on its Modernization of Regulation S-K Items 101, 103, and 105, we submitted a comment urging the SEC to implement a final rule that creates a clear structure and framework for human capital disclosure.

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