On Thursday, September 16th we’re celebrating Deepak Chopra becoming Chairman Emeritus with a live event featuring a grammy performing musical artist – details inside.
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.
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.
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.
By leveraging supplier spend with diverse and local businesses and funding local education programs, companies are proving how community investment drives racial equity.
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?
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.
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?
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.
With the rising risk of the Delta variant, Americans are increasingly in favor of employer mandates for the COVID-19 vaccine.
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.
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?
Mellody Hobson shares what’s holding companies back from being more transparent on their diversity efforts, and how they can overcome these hurdles.
How can companies do better for women and people of color?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Technology and Utilities companies pay more workers a living wage than other industries.
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.
JUST Capital and PayPal have teamed up with the Financial Health Network and the Good Jobs Institute to make businesses stronger and more resilient.
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.
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.
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.
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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