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February 3, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Edelman’s US Head of Sustainability Says CEOs Are Making a Mistake by Giving Into the ‘Greenhushing’ Trend – and Offers an Alternative Approach

Edelman’s Alex Heath says now is the moment for corporate leaders to build trust with their stakeholders through focused, transparent messaging.

December 22, 2022  |  JUST Capital

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.

November 4, 2022  |  JUST Capital

What Reducing Emissions Could Save or Cost America’s Largest Companies

With eyes on corporate climate commitments during COP27, we teamed up with Harvard Business School to look at the savings or cost carbon pricing would bring companies.

October 7, 2022  |  JUST Capital

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.

September 23, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Climate Week Surfaces Some Fundamental Questions

During Climate Week, we took a look at the state of climate commitments across corporate America.

September 21, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Corporate Climate Commitments Are on The Rise, Largely in Less Ambitious Categories and Low Intensive Industries

Our latest analysis finds an increase in the number of climate commitments from Russell 1000 companies alongside a dichotomy between emissions and ambition levels within industries.

July 22, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Business Impacts of Extreme Heat

With the heat index through the roof, melting runways, buckled train lines, and travel chaos more broadly bring significant disruptions to logistics and the physical movement of people and goods.

June 17, 2022  |  JUST Capital

As the SEC Finalizes Its Climate Disclosure Standards, It Must Consider Popular Demand for Better Data

Read why JUST Capital submitted a public comment in favor of the SEC’s climate disclosure standards.

May 20, 2022  |  JUST Capital

6 Steps Elon Musk Can Take to Improve Tesla’s ESG Profile

S&P revealed this week it dropped Tesla from its flagship ESG index. We take a closer look at why, and how Elon could improve Tesla’s ESG profile.

May 6, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JPMorgan Chase’s Head of Corporate Responsibility Breaks Down 4 Lessons From Overseeing the Firm’s $2.5 Trillion Sustainability Initiative

We spoke with JPM’s Demetrios Marantis about the work behind the bank’s new ESG report, including an update on the firm’s $2.5 trillion sustainability plan, as well as its response to the Russia-Ukraine war.

April 28, 2022  |  JUST Capital

With Investor Pressure and SEC Requirements Accelerating, Corporate America Needs to Step Up on Environment Disclosure

We took a look at what environment metrics the largest U.S. companies are sharing, finding disclosures are low overall with over a third sharing no data.

April 22, 2022  |  JUST Capital

America’s Top 10 Companies for Environmental Performance in 2022

These companies are showing what’s possible when it comes to reducing a business’ climate impact.

April 20, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Companies Leading on Environmental Performance

We‘ve been sharing insights and data on the state of corporate environmental leadership in America and how things are trending, including the Top 10 Companies for Environmental Performance list shared with our media partner, CNBC. 

April 20, 2022  |  JUST Capital

America’s 32 Industry Leaders for Environmental Performance in 2022

Ahead of Earth Day, we’re taking a look at the companies going beyond the status quo for environmental disclosures and actions.

April 13, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Companies Preparing for New SEC Climate Reporting Standards Should Look at Those Already Leading the Way

These corporations are showing how the most effective and useful climate commitments are understandable, comprehensive, innovative, and achievable.

February 18, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Investors Need ESG Disclosure – And the Public Wants It Too

SEC Chair Gary Gensler has made it clear that the commission is prioritizing ESG with an immediate focus on the “E”. As he wrote in a Twitter thread earlier this week, “Why is the SEC looking at climate risk disclosure? Simple: Because investors need it.”

February 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s JULCD Index that Powers Goldman’s JUST ETF Has Outperformed the Russell 1000 Over the Last 5 Years

JULCD companies deliver value for their shareholders as well as the other key stakeholders they impact.

January 19, 2022  |  JUST Capital

In 2021, Americans Told Us They Expect Companies to Lead on These 7 Imperatives. 2022 Is the Time to Act.

Throughout 2021, we turned to Americans to learn what they think companies should do to address the most pressing challenges of our time and move toward a recovery that serves all their stakeholders. Here’s what they said.

January 10, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital and CNBC Release the 2022 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies

These are the companies that led the way in accountability, transparency, and stakeholder performance. Alphabet is America’s Most JUST Company for the first time.

December 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: In Great Resignation, Americans Are United in Wanting Action on Wages and Jobs, and Accountability from Corporate America

Highlighting the key Issues that rose to prominence in our 2021 survey of the American public, to provide corporate leaders with clear direction for where they should focus their efforts to make their companies more just and stave off emerging challenges from The Great Resignation.

December 1, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Companies Need to Consider These Four Factors When Setting a Climate Target

After analyzing the climate commitments of America’s largest companies, we’ve determined the common traits of the most effective ones.

November 24, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: After COP, Companies Need To Prioritize Building ESG Trust

The stakeholder lens for corporate risk and value creation is vital to addressing climate and other systemic societal challenges, but can companies get the job done?

November 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: ‘The Private Sector Needs to Play a Bigger Role’  

​​As COP26 draws to a close, it’s becoming clear how much the conversation has shifted to incorporate the financial and corporate worlds.

November 4, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Why Corporate America Needs Common Language for Climate Commitments

Climate action is a growing priority for corporate leadership, but the lack of consistency in language used to describe commitments is a growing problem.

October 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Sustainability Is Adding Over $1 Billion To HP’s Business Every Year 

What is fundamentally different from the COP of two decades ago, however, is that much of the activist rhetoric is now embraced by corporate leaders and investors.

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