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December 1, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: OpenAI Saga Spotlights Tension Between Profit and Purpose

Between forces motivated to ensure AI benefits society, and those who view AI through a purely commercial lens.

JUST Capital rings opening bell at Nasdaq

December 1, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital to Launch National Campaign in Q1 2024

In 2024, JUST Capital is set to kick off its first ever nationwide marketing campaign, which will spotlight the significant leadership, progress, and achievements of forward-thinking corporations in addressing some of the country’s most pressing societal challenges. 

November 30, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital, Schultz Family Foundation, and the American Opportunity Index Partner to Explore Practices and Policies that Lead to Worker Mobility and Opportunity

JUST is partnering with the Schultz Family Foundation and the American Opportunity Index to connect the dots between corporate policies and real-world outcomes for workers.

November 17, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: It’s Not All About Money – American Workers Want Opportunity Too

What makes a good job? It’s a question that’s driving many conversations today – from picket lines with auto employees and Starbucks baristas to C-suites and boardrooms across the country.

November 16, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUSTness matters: Identifying Performance Leaders in Negative Earning Companies

Can JUSTness be used to identify performance leaders within negative earning companies? According to our recent analysis, among the negative earners in the Russell 1000, JUST leaders have outperformed laggards by almost 40% since January 2020.

November 13, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s 2023 Americans’ Views on Business Survey: Americans Want More Action From Corporate America as Talk Dwindles Following ESG and ‘Woke Business’ Backlash

Americans don’t think companies are making progress on their commitments to their stakeholders. And, beyond that, they want to see action from America’s largest companies on what matters most – workers.

November 10, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Top U.S. Companies With Strong Veterans Programs

How can corporate America better serve those who’ve served our country? It’s an important question to highlight on Veterans Day. In fact, it’s one that helps guide our work here at JUST Capital year round. 

November 3, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Will America’s Debt Crisis Spur a More Just Economy?

Two moments this week reminded me why JUST’s mission matters so much to the bigger macroeconomic situation we find ourselves in.  

October 27, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Are You Happy? Your Employer May Soon Want To Know

Are you happy? It may seem like an odd question in times like these. But according to Mo Gawdat, former Chief Business Officer at Google X, and renowned happiness expert, it’s a question more and more employers should be asking of their people. 

Just AI initiative

October 26, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Guiding Corporate Responsibility in the Age of Algorithms

As companies increasingly adopt AI tools, how can they ensure these technologies align with the priorities of the public and benefit all stakeholders? The Just AI Initiative aims to shed light on this critical question.

October 26, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q3 2023

From Jan 2018 to September 2023, leading companies have outperformed their lower-ranked peers by 56.5%, with the Workers stakeholder delivering the strongest performance in Q3.

October 20, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Corporate America Responds to the Terror Attacks on Israel

How should companies respond to global tragedies, wars, and acts of mass terrorism? Should business leaders speak out in internal emails to employees? To the public? If so, when? And what should they say?

October 19, 2023  |  JUST Capital

A Leading Expert in Supply Chain Management Says The Supreme Court’s Decision Could Pose New Challenges for Black and Women-Led Suppliers

The exec credited with coining the phrase ‘supplier diversity’ explains why efforts need to remain a core business priority for companies.

October 19, 2023  |  JUST Capital

53% of America’s Largest Public Companies Have a Diverse Supplier Policy, But Only 22% Share How Much They Actually Spend With Them

While research shows that disclosing spend with minority-owned suppliers boosts trust and can improve supply chain resiliency, less than a quarter of the Russell 1000 do so.

October 13, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How TIAA is Using AI to Help “Retire Inequality”

This week, I sat down with TIAA Chief Information and Client Services Officer Sastry Durvasula to discuss how artificial intelligence will impact financial services in a recent episode of our Linkedin Live series,

Sastry Durvasula, the Chief Information and Client Services Officer at TIAA

October 12, 2023  |  JUST Capital

TIAA CIO: Artificial Intelligence Will Help Us On Our Mission to ‘Retire Inequality’ – Watch Video Interview

TIAA’s Sastry Durvasula explained how artificial intelligence will help cut business inefficiencies, change its financial products, and help reduce inequality in the workforce and economy.

October 6, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Can “The Atlanta Way” Reinvigorate Corporate Community Investment?

“In Atlanta, we learned that despite the gleaming new office buildings in downtown Buckhead, economic mobility is low, deep inequality persists, and talent goes untapped.”

JUST Capital Nest Panel Event with Workday, Ecolab, and Trane Technologies

September 28, 2023  |  JUST Capital

From Climate Messaging to Concrete Achievement – Business Leaders Driving Action In Their Industries Share Insight

At the Nest Climate Campus this Climate Week, executives at Workday, Ecolab, and Trane Technologies shared what they’ve learned from tackling environmental issues and how they’ve made progress.

September 27, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST’s Latest Index Concept Shows Companies That Lead on Worker and Environment Issues Outperformed Peers by Over 20%

Companies that create value for both workers and the environment also generate value for shareholders.

September 27, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Names Alison Omens as President, Responsible for Achievement of Organization’s Key Objectives

Complementing Omens’ new position, JUST CEO Martin Whittaker will focus on future growth and acceleration of the JUST platform.

September 22, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: My Top Takeaways from a Frenetic Climate Week

This year, climate week was about much more than climate.

Climate Commitments Tripled But Emissions Work Lagged 2023 JUST Capital

September 20, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Net-Zero Commitments Have Tripled In the Last 3 Years – But Actual Emissions Reductions Are Lagging

Amid activist and investor calls for more data, JUST Capital’s analysis shows how companies and industries are actually addressing the climate crisis.

September 20, 2023  |  JUST Capital

After Contracting Typhoid, This 22-year-old Decided to Tackle Water Infrastructure Issues That Contribute to Disease and Economic Stagnation

Joshua Ichor is addressing an area of climate tech that’s often overlooked – water supply infrastructure and ensuring its longevity.

September 20, 2023  |  JUST Capital

How a 20-year-old Climate Tech Founder is Using Microgrids To Reimagine Energy Access

After learning how energy costs contributed to a tragedy in rural India, Pranav Myana vowed to help communities across the world access energy through more reliable and sustainable means.

September 15, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: UAW and the Complicated Dynamics of Worker Engagement

The dispute between the United Auto Workers and Detroit’s so-called “Big Three” – Ford, GM, and Stellantis – has once again thrust the topic of employer-employee dynamics into the headlines. Some view it as a test case with wider repercussions for American industry.

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