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August 28, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Celebrate with JUST and Deepak Chopra!

On Thursday, September 16th we’re celebrating Deepak Chopra becoming Chairman Emeritus with a live event featuring a grammy performing musical artist – details inside.

August 28, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The 32 Companies That Lead Their Industries on Workers  

This coming Monday marks Labor Day in the U.S. – an occasion to celebrate workers and honor their contributions. Ahead of the holiday, we took a look at the 32 companies that top their industries on worker issues in our 2021 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies.

August 27, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Communities Are A Stakeholder, Not A Box To Check  

Some companies have been used to “checking the box” of DEI with philanthropic donations and community investment, but that isn’t where real change happens.

August 27, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Authors of a Landmark Corporate Diversity Study Highlight the Actions Business Leaders Have Overlooked for Too Long

Professors Ella Bell Smith and Stella M. Nkomo discuss why their book “Our Separate Ways” is as relevant as ever in its 20th anniversary republishing.

August 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Companies Like GM, Target, and UPS Are Showing Why Community Investment is Critical to Advancing Racial Equity

By leveraging supplier spend with diverse and local businesses and funding local education programs, companies are proving how community investment drives racial equity.

August 20, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: It’s Been Two Years Since the BRT Statement, How Are Things Going?  

Yesterday was the two-year anniversary of the Business Roundtable’s embrace of a stakeholder approach in its revised Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. The question everyone is wondering is – has it just been for show?

August 19, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Despite Critics, There’s ‘No Going Back’ From Stakeholder Capitalism, Says the Professor Who Pioneered the Theory in the ‘80s

University of Virginia professor Ed Freeman told JUST that critics of stakeholder capitalism misinterpret it in three primary ways, rather than seeing it as the ideal way to run a growing, profitable business.

August 17, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Two Years Later, Do Americans Believe Companies Are Living Up to the Business Roundtable’s Redefined Purpose of a Corporation?

Since the Business Roundtable redefined the Purpose of a Corporation two years ago, how do Americans think companies are measuring up to this new stakeholder-focused purpose?

August 16, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How Americans Feel About Corporate Vaccine Mandates 

This week we and our partner The Harris Poll fielded an update to the question on vaccine mandates in the private sector that we first asked Americans back in mid-June – here are the results.

August 12, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Vaccines at Work: Americans Increasingly Support Employer Vaccination Mandates

With the rising risk of the Delta variant, Americans are increasingly in favor of employer mandates for the COVID-19 vaccine.

August 10, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Join Just in Investing in American Workers

An economy that works for all Americans means that no worker should be struggling to get by. At JUST, we’re committed to helping make that a reality. And, with your support, we can go even further.

August 6, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Reality Hits ESG

How do you know an ESG fund is really making an impact? How can you be sure a company is doing what it says it’s doing, and truly delivering stakeholder value?

August 5, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Ariel Investments Co-CEO Shares Two Ways of Overcoming the Biggest Corporate Diversity Challenges

Mellody Hobson shares what’s holding companies back from being more transparent on their diversity efforts, and how they can overcome these hurdles.

August 4, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Special Forces

How can companies do better for women and people of color?

July 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

CEOs Jean Case and Mellody Hobson Share How Corporate America Should Be Shaping an Equitable, Post-Pandemic Workforce

We sat down with Jean Case and Mellody Hobson to talk about what companies can do to avoid “diversity fatigue” and create a more equitable post-pandemic workforce for women and workers of color.

July 27, 2021  |  JUST Capital

CEOs Need Racial Equity Standards & Guidance to Move from Incremental to Enterprise-Wide Transformation

Business leaders are increasingly comfortable taking a stand to advance racial equity – but are struggling to develop a long-term plan for advancing racial equity within their companies, communities, and across our society.

July 27, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: “The Clock is Ticking”  

A deadly heat wave in the Pacific Northwest, fatal flooding in western Europe and China, and more have brought fresh urgency to tackling the climate crisis.

July 20, 2021  |  JUST Capital

“The Only Sustainable Competitive Advantage”  

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman and Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box to explain what they see as the most important step for attracting and retaining talent post-pandemic.

July 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Among Companies Leading on Living Wage, Tech Outnumbers Other Industries

Technology and Utilities companies pay more workers a living wage than other industries.

July 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY: To Attract Workers, Americans Say Companies Should Boost Wages and Benefits Over the Long Term

In a tight labor market, particularly for industries with more lower-wage workers, Americans say companies should respond by raising wages and offering benefits – and making these changes permanent.

July 13, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Worker Financial Wellness Initiative – Making Workers’ Financial Security and Health a C-Suite Priority

JUST Capital and PayPal have teamed up with the Financial Health Network and the Good Jobs Institute to make businesses stronger and more resilient.

July 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

“The Earth’s Best Employer”?  

Amazon has a new CEO, Andy Jassy, as of July 5, and top of his agenda is to “Strive to be Earth’s Best Employer.” That’s a big statement – lets unpack it.

July 8, 2021  |  JUST Capital

New Engine No. 1 ETF Brings Shareholder Activism to Retail Investors with Betterment

Following the launch of the Engine No. 1 Transform 500 ETF, we sat down with the activist firm and Betterment to talk about how this fund marks a shift in retail ESG investing.

July 8, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Companies Offering Tuition Reimbursement Have Higher Dividend Yields

Looking at the 653 companies we rank that offer tuition reimbursement, we see that corporate leaders can prioritize education and training for their workforces and communities without sacrificing financial return.

July 1, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Explore the 2021 CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity

A robust guide for C-suite leaders as they approach racial equity work and tackle systemic racism across three key domains of corporate influence.

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