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April 22, 2021  |  JUST Capital

These 10 Companies Are Leading on Environmental Impact – Here’s Why:

As the U.S. announces a new climate target, these 10 companies are leading the way on their managing environmental impact.

April 21, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Why Engine No. 1 Is Taking on ExxonMobil in Arguably the Biggest Proxy Battle of the Season

We talked to Charlie Penner of the activist fund Engine No. 1 and Aeisha Mastagni of pension fund giant CalSTRS about the “Reenergize Exxon” campaign.

April 17, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Corporate Climate Pledges Proliferate  

For corporations, bold action on climate is already a must. Net-zero commitments – essentially, a promise to balance GHGs emitted with GHGs removed and/or avoided – are everywhere.

April 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Companies That Actively Address Diversity Also Have Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions

This week’s chart takes a look at an intriguing correlation we found in our data – companies with diversity & inclusion policies and targets also tend to produce less greenhouse gas emissions.

April 8, 2021  |  JUST Capital

American Electric Power’s CEO Highlights the Business Opportunity in Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

“This is the future. And we need to make that future happen as quickly as possible otherwise we’re just a caretaker of a museum,” he said.

April 1, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Climate Change Is Increasingly Driving Investment Policy

This week, we highlight how investment strategies are rapidly realigning to account for climate change.

February 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Black Women Have Long Been Champions of Stakeholder Capitalism at America’s Largest Companies – Here Are 9 Currently Leading the Way

We are celebrating the achievements of some of the most important Black women leaders in business, including Rosalind Brewer and Thasunda Duckett, who will be the only two Black women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.

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 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.

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.

December 3, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Nearly 80% of Americans Expect Corporate Leaders to Continue to Speak Out on Social Issues Over the Next Four Years

Will business leaders continue to take a stand on the critical social issues of our time?

November 18, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart Of The Week: Environmental Protection Is Paying Off For Stakeholders

Companies with overall lower environmental impacts outperform their peers.

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 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 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.

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

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.

July 21, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Companies Taking Their Environmental Commitments Seriously Can Significantly Cut Back Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Limiting Air Travel

As we prepare our annual rankings, we are considering a new way that companies might reduce their environmental impact – the reduction of air travel.

July 16, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Real Action on the Environment – Not Just Disclosure – Is Needed for Top Financial Performance

This week, we take a closer look at the financial impacts of environmental disclosure vs. non-disclosure.

July 9, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Carbon-Efficient Companies Grow Their Operating Income Faster

This week, we evaluate the rate at which carbon-efficient companies grow their operating income over the trailing five-year period.

July 1, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Carbon-Efficient Companies Shine During Insecure Times

In our latest Chart of the Week, we show that a lower carbon footprint can actually be beneficial for a company’s bottom line.

June 11, 2020  |  JUST Capital

6 Key Takeaways from the Intel Quarterly JUST Call that All Corporate Leaders Should Consider Today

“We embrace truth and transparency. We set metrics, we manage them, we report them – not only to show the progress that we’re making, but also to hold ourselves accountable.”

April 22, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Earth Day in the Time of Coronavirus: How 5 Companies Are Sticking to Their Environmental Commitments

Alignment across business, government, and markets will be necessary to build a more just, and equitable future for all – including our planet.

Global warming and demonstration

March 3, 2020  |  JUST Capital

5 Companies Committing to Real Action on the Climate Crisis

These JUST companies have unveiled ambitious initiatives that we’ll be tracking closely over the coming months and years.

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