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November 6, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: As the Country Holds its Breath, Business Leadership is Needed

As I write this, the outcome of the Presidential election is still on a razor’s edge. Whoever emerges victorious will face a divided Congress and a country riven by political discord and scarred by an electoral process that has pushed us to the limit.

November 5, 2020  |  JUST Capital

ESG Chart of the Week: 2021 JUST 100 Companies Outperform the Market

In light of last week’s analysis of the 2021 JUST Universe specific to return on equity, this week we dive into the new list of companies constituting the JUST 100, our annual list of America’s most just companies.

November 5, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Shares What He’s Learned About Stakeholder Capitalism As the Head of America’s Most JUST Company

Nadella explains how Microsoft is working to make stakeholder capitalism a reality, in light of COVID-19, our national reckoning with racial injustice, and challenges to American democracy.

November 5, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The COVID-19 Corporate Response Tracker: How America’s Largest Employers Are Treating Stakeholders Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

Many companies have already stepped up to support their workers, customers, and local communities – here’s what they’re doing.

November 3, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Unfinished: Creating an Economy That Can Work For All

How do you create an economy that works for all? Martin joins “Unfinished” to discuss the path forward with Angela Glover Blackwell (Founder in Residence, PolicyLink) and David Leonhardt (Senior Writer, New York Times).

October 29, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Watch the Forbes JUST 100 Virtual Summit

A celebration of the 2021 JUST 100, and a series of discussions around how corporate America can and must lead during this time.

October 29, 2020  |  JUST Capital

As Election Day Nears, Americans Continue to Say Corporate Leaders Have a Role to Play in Protecting Our Democratic Process

With Election Day less than a week away, and concerns of a contested election mounting, we expanded our recent polling asking Americans what role they think companies and corporate leaders should play in upholding and protecting democracy. 

October 28, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Americans Want Business Leaders to Protect Our Democratic Process

With Election Day less than a week away, we built upon our recent polling and asked Americans what role they think companies and corporate leaders should play in upholding and protecting democracy.

October 28, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: JUST Businesses Have a Higher Return on Equity

We revisit a past Chart of the Week to show that the companies that support their workers continue to outperform the market.

October 26, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Raising Wages Doesn’t Destroy Value – Here’s Why

Last year, before COVID-19 rocked our world, we looked at three myths of sustainable – or “just” – investing. Myth #3 was that raising wages will kill share price and destroy value for investors (spoiler alert: this is not true).

October 23, 2020  |  JUST Capital

3BL Forum – Brands Taking Stands with Martin Whittaker

Martin Whittaker joined the 3BL “Brands Taking Stands” Forum to speak on our latest polling research, which shows why, in an year of unprecedented crisis, everyday Americans are looking at corporations for leadership more than ever before.

October 14, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Announcing the 2021 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies

These are the corporations at the forefront of stakeholder-driven leadership.

October 13, 2020  |  JUST Capital

More Than Half of the Companies in This Year’s JUST 100 Are Business Roundtable Signatories

Last year, the BRT released a commitment to all stakeholders over shareholder primacy. We take a look at how the companies performed against our annual Rankings metrics.

October 13, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Why Facebook Is “Under Review” and Not Awarded a JUST Seal in the 2021 Rankings

Until we better understand Facebook’s performance and alleged shortfalls, we are withholding JUST’s highest honor.

October 13, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Leadership Insights From JUST 100 CEOs Satya Nadella, Ken Frazier, Dan Schulman, and More

This week saw the release of our new annual rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies and our celebration with Forbes of the new JUST 100 list.The event did not disappoint.

October 9, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Making Worker Financial Wellness a C-Suite Priority

Investing in workers is a strategic investment to your bottom line, and a down payment on future growth.

October 7, 2020  |  JUST Capital

As the 2020 Election Approaches, Americans Say Companies Have a Role to Play in Upholding and Protecting Democracy

JUST Capital and The Harris Poll asked Americans how they view corporations’ role in our democracy.

October 5, 2020  |  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.

October 1, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Amidst Crisis, What Americans Want from Corporate America: JUST Capital’s 2020 Survey Results

It has never been more urgent or more important for corporate America to listen and respond to what the American public prioritizes.

October 1, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: JUST Industry Leaders Maintain Their Performance Upside Through the Recovery

In this week’s Chart of the Week, we take a look at the JUST Industry leaders across our universe to examine their strong outperformance in this economic recovery.

September 25, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Companies Making Racial Equity Commitments Must Consider Their Environmental Impact on Marginalized Communities

We take a closer look at a key point from the CEO Blueprint for Achieving Racial Equity, which we developed with FSG and PolicyLink.

September 23, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Have Business Roundtable Companies Really Underperformed on Stakeholder Promises This Year?

What we measure for stakeholder capitalism is as important as how we measure it.

September 23, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the (Climate) Week: Low Carbon Intensity Is Correlated With Higher Returns

Companies should use the opportunity that climate week represents to consider extending their engagement on limiting their carbon emissions across their whole value chain.

September 18, 2020  |  JUST Capital

50 Years After the Introduction of the ‘Friedman Doctrine,’ It’s Time to Create a New Capitalism

Milton Friedman and his peers set America on the course of shareholder primacy. Business leaders and academics are considering what must be done for a stakeholder-driven alternative.

September 17, 2020  |  JUST Capital

ESG Experts From Goldman Sachs and Carlyle Group Break Down Where Sustainable Investing Is Today and Where It’s Headed

We sat down with two of the ESG’s most prominent leaders –John Goldstein, the head of the Sustainable Finance Group at Goldman Sachs and Megan Starr, the Global Head of Impact for The Carlyle Group, to discuss the future of ESG. 

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