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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.

May 5, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q1 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.

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 7, 2022  |  JUST Capital

PepsiCo’s Head of Comms and the Former CEO of Best Buy Discuss How the War in Ukraine Is Testing Corporate Values

PepsiCo’s Jon Banner shared how the company’s experience on the Poland-Ukraine border is shaping its strategy, and former CEO Hubert Joly pulled out universal leadership lessons for this moment.

April 7, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Chipotle, Intel, and Prudential Leaders Share How They’re Using Transparency, Real-Time Feedback, and Advancement to Recruit and Retain Workers

Chipotle, Intel, and Prudential share how responding to the shifting labor market with real-time engagement, transparency, and opportunity has bolstered recruitment and retention.

April 7, 2022  |  JUST Capital

C-Suite Leaders of Nasdaq, Engine No. 1, and Lord Abbett Discuss the Future of ESG and Their Role In It

As proxy season gears up, leaders from Engine No. 1, Lord Abbett, and Nasdaq sat down with Andrew Ross Sorkin to share where they see ESG investing heading.

March 11, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Is War Reshaping How We Think About ESG?

The JUST Report: Is War Reshaping How We Think About ESG?

March 10, 2022  |  JUST Capital

State Street Global Advisors’ CEO and Head of Asset Stewardship Talk Proxy Season, the State of Energy Amid Ukraine War, and the Future of ESG

State Street’s Cyrus Taraporevala and Benjamin Colton say ESG should be about “value, not values.”

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 17, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Investors Are Turning Their Focus to Human Capital. But How Hard Is It to Find and Interpret Data?

Our analysis of human capital disclosure shows that ahead of likely disclosure standards from the SEC, America’s largest companies have their work cut out for them.

February 16, 2022  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Americans Want to See Greater Transparency on ESG Issues and View Federal Requirements as a Key Lever for Increasing Disclosure

Americans want to see large companies publicly disclose human capital and environmental impact metrics and endorse federal action to require standardized disclosure.

February 10, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Employers Investing in the ‘S’ in ESG Should Consider These Five Elements

Financial security, safety, fair treatment, opportunity, and purpose are key to retaining and engaging workers in the Great Resignation.

February 6, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Just Over Half of the Largest U.S. Companies Share Workforce Diversity Data as Calls for Transparency from Investors and Regulators Grow

Our analysis finds a slim majority of Russell 1000 companies share race and ethnicity workforce data as investors and the SEC intensify their focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion transparency.

February 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

2021: The Year in Review

2021 was a monumental year for JUST, with both our organization, and our broader mission hitting prime time.

February 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

2022 Is the Year to Finally Define, Align, and Drive Action on the ‘S’ of ESG

In a tight labor market, investors, companies, and policy makers are turning their attention to the “S” in ESG.

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.

February 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Is It Time for Meta to Embrace The Stakeholder Model?

Facebook parent company Meta lost $250 billion in market cap value on Thursday. Its recent decline in some ESG ratings, like our Rankings, may provide some additional context.

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