Municipal Issuer Racial Equity and Inclusion Framework Launches on Bloomberg Platform
Using a tool developed by a JUST-convened working group, investors can now access information on how municipalities are addressing racial equity through the Bloomberg terminal.
America’s Top 4 Companies for Women in 2023
Bank of America, NVIDIA, Intel, and Intuit are setting a leading example for how corporate America can support working women through the continued impacts of the pandemic.
These 3 Companies Are Leading on Diversity Disclosure in 2023
Accenture, Intel, and Starbucks are leading the Russell 1000 on key diversity disclosures on metrics including pay gap analyses and ratios and workforce demographics.
JUST Capital Releases 19 Index Concepts that Demonstrate the Benefit of Investing in Stakeholder Value Creation
Concepts feature companies in the top 20% of our Rankings and demonstrate that investors need not sacrifice returns to support companies doing right by all their stakeholders.
Companies Disclosing Their EEO-1 Reports Saw Higher 2022 Returns
Companies that publicly disclose the intersectional demographic data found in an EEO-1 report outperformed their peers by 7.9% over the trailing one-year period ending in 2022.
Companies Disclosing the Gold Standard of Workforce Diversity Data – the EEO-1 Report or Similar Intersectional Data – More Than Tripled between 2021 and 2022
Publicly disclosing demographic data represents a critical initial step for companies looking to build more diverse workforces, as well as stronger returns.
These Were JUST Capital’s Most Popular Stories of 2022
Our top articles this year included how America’s largest companies addressed racial equity, climate change, and the war in Ukraine.
Highlights from Paul Tudor Jones’ Discussion with 3 CEOs About the Future of Capitalism
JUST Capital co-founder and chair Paul Tudor Jones led a panel about ESG and stakeholder capitalism with former Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Grameen CEO Andrea Jung, and Interactive Brokers former founding CEO and current chair Thomas Peterffy.
Steve Case’s Vision for American Business Is One He Thinks the Whole Country Can Get Behind
Investor and AOL cofounder Steve Case explains why he’s dedicated the last eight years to his “Rise of the Rest” initiative, which develops startup ecosystems across the United States, and how it aligns with many of JUST’s big picture goals.
Mastercard’s Chief Inclusion Officer Shares How Data, Employee Input, and Customization Drive Its Diversity Strategy
We heard from Mastercard Chief Inclusion Officer, Randall Tucker, on how the company made diversity a priority for its 25,000 global employees.
How American Electric Power Successfully Made Diversity and Inclusion Core to Its Business Strategy
American Electric Power DEI managers Kimberly Hughes and Alyvia Johnson share key lessons from the energy company’s journey to increase equity and career mobility.
JUST Capital’s 2022 Workforce Equity and Mobility Ranking
With support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, JUST Capital has highlighted the top 100 companies in the Russell 1000 prioritizing DEI, career development, local employee pipelines, fair pay, and quality worker benefits.
In the Midst of Economic Uncertainty, Pressure to Disclose Human Capital Data Grows – Here’s How Corporate America Is Measuring Up
Despite widespread support for increased disclosure, when we analyzed the state of human capital disclosure among America’s 1000 largest public companies, we found that overall they are currently lagging.
The JUST Report: Mobility and the American Dream
The ESG blowback is here, and it’s real.
Bank of America’s Head of Diversity & Inclusion Explains How Its Hiring and Retention Practices Prioritize Equity and Upward Mobility for Workers
Bank of America Chief Diversity & Inclusion and Talent Acquisition Officer, Cynthia Bowman, shares how the company’s taking a data-driven DEI approach to tackle systemic barriers to hiring and mobility.
Harvard Business School Professor George Serafeim Explains Why He Welcomes ESG Criticism As Vital to Its Future
HBS’s George Serafeim discusses his new book, “Purpose and Profit,” and what debates around Tesla and Danone can teach us about sustainability and ESG.
How Employers Are Using Practices Like Fair Chance Hiring and Apprenticeships to Increase Equity and Upward Mobility in the Workplace
The companies topping our 2022 Workforce Equity and Mobility Ranking outpace the Russell 1000 in setting specific DEI targets, implementing fair chance hiring, cultivating apprenticeships, and offering paid training and tuition reimbursement.
The JUST Report: The State of Play on Pay Equity Disclosure
Of the 100 largest American public companies by workforce size, 43% disclose that they have conducted a pay gap analysis by race and ethnicity (up from 34% last year), and 22% disclose the actual results (up from 14%).
Disclosure on Racial Pay Equity Analyses Has Increased, but Only 22% of America’s Largest Employers Disclose the Results
While the public believes that ensuring pay equity is an integral part of achieving racial equity, over half of the companies we tracked in the 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker continue to lack disclosure around this issue.
The JUST Report: CEOs Face Tough Choices Ahead on Stakeholder Leadership
Companies seeking to do right by their stakeholders will have their mettle tested in the weeks and months to come. Let’s start with wages…
Experts Explain How Companies Can Navigate the Fallout of Roe v Wade Overturning
We spoke with business consultants Susan McPherson of McPherson Strategies and Mackenzie Long and Caty Gordon of Evergreen Strategy Group about guidance they have been sharing with companies in response to the overturning of abortion as a federal right.
JUST Capital Virtual Event – Moving the Needle: Tracking Corporate Progress on Racial Equity
On June 13, JUST Capital convened corporate and nonprofit leaders for a virtual event – Moving the Needle: Tracking Corporate Progress on Racial Equity.
The JUST Report: How Corporations Are Actually Doing on DEI
Our 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker, launched last week, tracks how the country’s largest 100 employers are measuring up to these expectations on a range of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues from workforce demographic disclosure to community investments.
Companies Leading and Lagging on Racial Equity Disclosures from JUST’s 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker
We took a look at companies leading in disclosures for our 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker – including Accenture, Intel, JPMorgan Chase, and Target – as well as those disclosing the least.
The 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker
The Corporate Racial Equity Tracker offers an in-depth accounting of DEI disclosures from the 100 largest U.S. employers, through 23 metrics across six specific dimensions of racial equity.
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