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June 2, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Watch JUST’s Alison Omens Explain What Sets Companies Supporting the Health of Workers, Families, and Communities Apart

JUST’s Alison Omens shares why companies that continue to prioritize the health of workers, families, and communities will stand out in a post-pandemic economy.

June 1, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: The Top 100 Companies Supporting Healthy Families & Communities Outperform the Russell 1000

We examine the trailing one-year returns of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Healthy Families and Communities, relative to the Russell 1000 companies we rank.

June 1, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Healthy Workers = Healthy Returns  

Don’t be fooled. Long-term value creation for all stakeholders is best for shareholders too.

May 27, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Best Buy’s Former CEO Shares Leadership Lessons from the Hugely Successful Turnaround He Oversaw

Hubert Joly said that the essence of his leadership style is recognizing the humanity of his workforce and treating profit as an outcome of purpose, not the purpose itself.

May 26, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Companies With Policies to Actively Recruit Veterans Outperform Those Without

This Memorial Day weekend, we take a look at veteran hiring across the Russell 1000 and see that companies that disclose specific veteran hiring policies outperform those that don’t.

May 26, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Watch JUST’s Yusuf George Discuss How Corporate America Has More Work to Do When it Comes to Disclosing Racial Pay Equity Analysis

Why pay equity is critical to advancing racial equity, which companies are taking the lead, and why talk of commitment is not enough.

May 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Pay Equity Analysis Is a Critical Step to Advancing Racial Equity in Corporate America

Racial pay gaps persist in the United States. We’re tracking which companies are assessing if they exist within their own organizations and sharing the results.

May 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Just Report: No Turning Back  

On Wednesday, an investor firm owning 0.02% of ExxonMobil stock gathered enough support to win at least two seats on the oil and gas giant’s board. The shockwaves of this outcome will reverberate throughout every boardroom in America.

May 22, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Corporate Racial Equity Tracker

An in-depth accounting of the state of racial equity disclosure from the 100 largest U.S. employers – assessing how corporate America is taking concrete action to advance racial equity today.

May 20, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The State of Disclosure on Trade Association Memberships in Corporate America

When looking at the 928 publicly traded companies from our 2021 Rankings, we find that 58.3% do not disclose any of their trade association memberships.

May 20, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Companies That Provide Human Rights Disclosure Outperform Those That Don’t

Of the 928 companies we ranked in 2021, 458 provide human rights disclosure and outperform those that do not by 3.2% over the trailing year.

May 19, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Key Findings From JUST Capital’s 2021 Focus Groups

In February 2021, JUST Capital and The Harris Poll conducted eight virtual focus groups – exploring how Americans believe companies should treat their workers, customers, shareholders, communities, and the environment.

May 18, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Survey: Americans Believe CEOs Have a Role to Play in Influencing Lawmakers Regarding Social and Economic Issues

Our most recent survey reached 2,000 Americans in an effort to understand whether they believe CEOs have a role to play in influencing lawmakers across a variety of issues, from corporate tax policy to racial equality to voting rights.

May 14, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: It Starts And Ends With Authenticity

PolicyLink hosted an event this week that shed light on a critical lesson that all C-suite executives need for leading through this era of stakeholder capitalism: authenticity is everything.

May 13, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Ben & Jerry’s Co-Founders, Former Patagonia CEO, and PolicyLink Explain How Corporate Leaders Should Approach Racial Equity Work

Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield, and Rose Marcario share why knowing your values, working together, and accepting your mistakes is key to corporate leadership on racial equity.

May 13, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Companies Committed to Advancing Racial Equity Need to Have a Response to Mass Incarceration

The United States has the largest prison population per capita in the world, and it disproportionately affects Black and Latino Americans. We’re tracking which companies have re-entry policies and which have bans on prison labor.

May 13, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Global Sustainable Asset Flows Continue to Set Records in 2021

This week we look a report published by Morningstar which showcases the continued record-setting growth of sustainable asset flows. 

May 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

C-Suite Leaders Share the Biggest Challenges They’re Facing in Their Racial Equity Work

What PolicyLink, FSG, and JUST heard from corporate leaders in response to A CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity and what it means for what comes next.

May 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Pandemic Showed That Companies Must Rethink Responsibilities to Their Workers, Says Financial Health Network CEO Jennifer Tescher

FHN’s Jennifer Tescher makes the case for joining the Worker Financial Wellness Initiative, the first step toward building stronger, more resilient companies based on a holistic understanding of financial health.

May 8, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Watch: Corporate Racial Equity Tracker Briefing Call featuring Intel

On May 6th, JUST Capital hosted a briefing call on our Corporate Racial Equity Tracker, walking through its insights and showcasing leading practices.

May 6, 2021  |  JUST Capital

New Study Finds That Companies That Treated Workers Well Before COVID Were More Flexible When the Pandemic Hit

Using JUST’s data, researchers from Stanford, Harvard, and the University of Texas found that companies publicly embracing stakeholder capitalism treated workers better in the early days of the pandemic.

May 6, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Sustainability-Linked Bonds Present a Win-Win for Companies to Follow Through on the ‘S’ in ESG

We look at new research from S&P Global on the rise Sustainability Linked Bonds, and how they are a sustainability solution that can work for industries that are hard to decarbonize.

May 6, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Can The Stakeholder Model Give American Business a Global Competitive Advantage?  

“How can the stakeholder model lend American corporations a competitive advantage on the world stage?” The more I ponder this, the more I realize it is in fact a defining proposition.

April 30, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Can Two New Corporate Alliances Deliver Real Solutions?  

Companies are starting to hold each other accountable for their actions, and many of the underlying issues have distinctly bipartisan support. Take a look at two important corporate alliances coming out this week.

April 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Intel’s Chief Diversity Officer Explains Why the Company Is Spearheading a Tech Alliance Around Racial Equity, and Shares What It’s Already Learned

Dawn Jones, Intel’s chief diversity officer, is one of the leaders of the new Alliance for Global Inclusion. Founding members also include Dell, Nasdaq, NTT Data, and Snap.

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