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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.

January 18, 2022  |  JUST Capital

How Do We Break the Death Grip of Mistrust? Through Action, Transparency, and Accountability.

Larry Fink’s annual letter and this year’s Edelman Trust Barometer echo everything we know at JUST Capital to be true about stakeholder capitalism.

January 17, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Larry Fink, Marc Benioff and the Death Grip of Mistrust

“It is capitalism, driven by mutually beneficial relationships between you and the employees, customers, suppliers, and communities your company relies on to prosper.”

January 13, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Watch JUST 100 CEOs Discuss Stakeholder Performance on CNBC

Executives from JUST 100 companies like Delta, IBM, and UPS, join CNBC to talk about leading the 2022 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies.

December 20, 2021  |  JUST Capital

How Does Inflation Affect Corporate Justness?

How does inflation impact corporate justness? With inflationary pressures set to continue well into next year, it’s a key question. 

December 16, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The DOL’s Proposal to Eliminate ESG Barriers for 401(k) Providers Is Aligned with Americans’ Priorities and Best Interests

Read our public comment on the Department of Labor’s proposal to make ESG more accessible in retirement plans.

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 17, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Rewriting a Key ESG Rule

The Department of Labor’s new proposal, alongside a focus on mandated disclosure at the SEC, places added pressure on companies to get their ESG strategies right.

October 13, 2021  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Welcomes New ESG Investing Proposal From Department of Labor

A new proposal from the Department of Labor marks an important step in ensuring fair and full access to ESG investment options in retirement plans.

September 17, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Trust in Business is More Important Than Ever  

In a new survey of 500 business leaders and 1,000 other members of the U.S. public, PwC found that in their roles as consumers and employees, respondents trust business more now than before the pandemic.

September 16, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Morningstar and JUST Capital Partner Seeds Share How Everyday Investors Can Make Better ESG Decisions

As ESG fund inflows soar, we spoke to experts from Morningstar and Seeds on what everyday investors should be taking into account in decision-making.

August 19, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Despite Critics, There’s ‘No Going Back’ From Stakeholder Capitalism, Says the Professor Who Pioneered the Theory in the ‘80s

University of Virginia professor Ed Freeman told JUST that critics of stakeholder capitalism misinterpret it in three primary ways, rather than seeing it as the ideal way to run a growing, profitable business.

August 6, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Reality Hits ESG

How do you know an ESG fund is really making an impact? How can you be sure a company is doing what it says it’s doing, and truly delivering stakeholder value?

June 23, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Shareholder Activism Takes Hold as Proxy Season Gives Rise to ESG Issues

The June 2021 edition of the ESG Acceleration report from MUFG Research highlights the wide range of ESG shareholder resolutions being proposed this proxy season.

June 23, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Philanthropic Leverage Effect of JUST Capital

We’re leveraging the private sector to drive large-scale change on America’s most pressing challenges. This ‘force multiplier effect’ can generate huge philanthropic returns – here’s how.

June 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

As the SEC Finally Takes on Climate Disclosure Standards, It Must Also Consider ESG Metrics Affecting Workers

JUST Capital filed a public comment endorsing a set of federally mandated ESG standards on climate, human capital, and DEI metrics.

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