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February 22, 2021  |  JUST Capital

A Corporate Guide to Dependent Care

We partnered with AARP to explore the need for a broader dependent care infrastructure for U.S. workers to build community, increase employee engagement, and better engage stakeholders more broadly.

February 22, 2021  |  JUST Capital

A Corporate Guide to Paid Sick Leave

In a collaboration with AARP, we take a look at how workers’ paid sick leave policies have changed in response to COVID-19, and what actions business leaders can take to help moving forward. 

February 18, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Contract Workers Need a Just Recovery: Lessons from Microsoft and Mercer on the Future of Work

At the start of the pandemic, Microsoft committed to continue paying its contractor workers – and reaped the benefits. Here’s why companies to need make sure they’re not overlooking this section of their workforce.

February 18, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Utilities With High Carbon Emissions Intensity: Investment or Gamble?

With the societal and legal move towards decarbonization, utilities that emit a comparatively high amount of carbon are challenged by stranded assets and/or potentially high costs to upgrade equipment.

February 18, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Liberals and Conservatives Agree – Corporate America Needs to Prioritize Workers

Our annual survey found that liberal and conservative Americans align on policies that prioritize workers and unify Americans from different ideological backgrounds. 

February 12, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Corporate America Looks Beyond Minimum Wage

If we’re looking at what Americans want, and what our biggest corporations can provide them, the bar has to be set higher.

February 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Companies That Have the Most Workers Earning a Living Wage Have Higher Returns on Assets

Companies that don’t pay their workers well need to take up more debt (i.e. more risk) to have the same returns on equity as those that pay their workers well.

February 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

With Racial Equity an Increasing Focus, Corporate America Needs a Common Standard for Demographic Disclosure

Advocates have asked companies to release their diversity data – but there is currently very little guidance on what to disclose, resulting in inconsistent reporting across corporate America.

February 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Amazon’s Ad Blitz Supporting the $15 Minimum Wage Is Admirable, But It Can Do More

We need a living wage for all Americans. And there is a return on that investment.

February 5, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Show Me The Money…And The Impact

investors are becoming sophisticated enough to tell the difference between greenwashing and value creation…and this Exxon case proves it.

February 3, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Industry Leaders Are Embracing the ‘Gold Standard’ of Diversity Disclosure

There is a movement to release EEO-1 diversity data as an important early step to building an inclusive corporate culture.

January 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Larry Fink Turns Up The Heat

We wrote in the opener of our 2020 Year In Review, released yesterday, that “Stakeholder capitalism has gone beyond being merely an idea.” Boy did this week prove that out.

January 28, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Examining the Public’s Perception of Early Corporate COVID Responses Offers Insight Into Effective Stakeholder-Driven Leadership

Using JUST’s data and Converseon’s social media analysis, we take a look at how the public perceived the actions of 11 major corporations during the early days of the pandemic.

January 28, 2021  |  JUST Capital

2020: The Year in Review

2020 was a year that exposed a simple truth – that society’s shift to stakeholder capitalism is now an urgent necessity.

January 28, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Our Top Survey Insights on the State of Stakeholder Capitalism from 2020

A snapshot of the public’s views during this unprecedented year, as well as a blueprint for corporate action in the year to come.

January 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: “With Unity, We Can Do Great Things, Important Things”  

The change in administration opens up a new frontier for stakeholder capitalism. The first 100 days will be critical. 

January 19, 2021  |  JUST Capital

A Small Fraction of Corporations Share Diversity Data, but Disclosure is Rapidly on the Rise

We take a look at improvements to corporate disclosure from late 2019 to early 2021.

January 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: What Percentage of Americans Think Corporate Political Donations Are Harmful to Democracy?

Business and politics collided this past week – here is what the American people thought of it.

January 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Survey: Here’s What Americans Expect From Corporate America in the Wake of the Capitol Riot

Despite some expected partisan splits, Republicans and Democrats alike look to CEOs for leadership and want corporate political spending reined in.

January 14, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Survey: Americans Want to See Business and Government Work Together

The majority of Americans believe that business and government should join forces to address racial inequality, business/jobs recovery, climate crisis, economic inequality, and the public health crises.

January 14, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Attack on the Capitol Prompted an Unprecedented Wave of Responses From Corporate America – We’ve Collected Them

After a group of Trump supporters breached the U.S. Capitol to stop the certification of Biden’s victory, leaders of the country’s largest companies and trade groups responded.

January 14, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Companies With Fewer Controversies Outperformed in 2020

We take a look at our 2021 ranked companies that had controversies across all of our various stakeholders to show that, unsurprisingly, companies with fewer controversies slightly outperform those with more.

January 14, 2021  |  JUST Capital

JUST’s Most Popular ESG Features from 2020

Here are five of our most viewed ESG-focused features from 2020.

January 13, 2021  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital: The Year’s 10 Most Popular Features

As we kick off the new year, we revisit our most popular features from 2020.

December 16, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Companies Must Step Up to Protect Their Contract Workers for the Remainder of the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

Explore what steps companies in the Russell 1000 have taken to support this contract workers, and which companies are leading the way.

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