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January 19, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The Companies That Prioritized Their Stakeholders Outperformed Their Peers in the Fourth Quarter

Q4 ended a rough year for the stock market, but we found that high scores across all five stakeholders we track resulted in market outperformance.

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.

December 16, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Building Bridges on the Stakeholder Approach

Looking ahead to 2023, we would do well to not just engage those who we think we disagree with, but understand where they’re coming from and find common ground. 

December 16, 2022  |  JUST Capital

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.

December 8, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Makes the Case for Smart Corporate Disclosure in Front of Congress

JUST Capital’s Head of Investor Strategies, Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff, appeared before a U.S. House Committee on Financial Services subcommittee to explain how our work is guided by the public and aligns with investors’ interests.

December 2, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Better Disclosure Can Build Trust in Corporate Wage Strategies

Years ago when we were launching JUST, I remember the CEO of a large bank told me in no uncertain terms that there was “no chance” companies would ever be transparent about wages. Has that changed?

November 19, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How to Make Layoffs as Just as Possible

As painful as they can be, layoffs don’t have to be unjust. Here’s how:

November 1, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Companies That Prioritize Their Workers Outperformed Peers in Q3

In JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q3 2022, we found that companies with strong Workers scores outperformed peers in a challenging environment.

October 14, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: ‘Critics of ESG Are as Wrong as a Frog in a Fire’ Says PTJ

Our cofounder and chairman Paul Tudor Jones spoke with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin on what ESG critics are getting wrong, pointing to JUST data.

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 9, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Is the ESG Backlash Stopping Companies From Being More Just?

In the face of the backlash against ESG and stakeholder capitalism, have companies eased off in their actions to become more just? Our latest corporate engagement data suggests not. 

August 11, 2022  |  JUST Capital

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.

August 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q2 2022

We broke down market performance for each of the companies in our Rankings, and found that the “most just” outperformed those at the bottom of the list generally and across four of five stakeholders we measure.

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.

July 15, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Numbers Aren’t Adding Up For American Workers

The American public is navigating tough times. As prices are going up, wages aren’t keeping up. And the reality is that job growth is very different from quality job growth

July 8, 2022  |  JUST Capital

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%).

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.

June 13, 2022  |  JUST Capital

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. 

June 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Pence Likens ESG to Chinese Communist Party Scorecards

The fierce debate over what stakeholder capitalism and ESG is or is not took a sharply political turn this week. 

June 2, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Rethinking Former GE CEO Jack Welch’s Legacy Offers Insight Into the Future of American Capitalism

New York Times reporter David Gelles takes on the late iconic CEO and calls for structural change in his book “The Man Who Broke Capitalism.”

May 26, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s New Data Scorecards Elevate ESG Metrics and Corporate Stakeholder Performance on CNBC

Our new ESG scorecards provide CNBC with exclusive Rankings data points to support coverage and elevate ESG metrics alongside traditional financial metrics.

May 23, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The Lessons Behind Women’s Gains in Board Leadership That Can Help Inform Corporate Diversity Efforts

We broke down how investor pressure, coalitions, and specific asks helped lead to over 4% growth in average Russell 1000 board gender diversity over two years, and what it means for corporate diversity efforts.

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 20, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Boards Are Increasingly Tying Goals to ESG Metrics As Demand From Shareholders Rises

While companies face a record-level of ESG proxy challenges this year, our analysis finds a steady increase in disclosure of board ESG oversight over the past three years.

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.

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