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April 26, 2024  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Returns are In – Stakeholder Leadership Pays

As of March 29, 2024, our flagship index – the JUST U.S. Large Cap Diversified Index (JULCD)  – has outperformed the Russell 1000 (Cap-Weighted) benchmark by 0.346% year-to-date and by 10.7% since inception.

April 4, 2024  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q1 2024

As of March 29, 2024, our flagship index – the JUST U.S. Large Cap Diversified Index (JULCD) has out-performed the Russell 1000 (Cap-Weighted) benchmark by 0.35% year-to-date and by 10.7% since its inception.

March 1, 2024  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: What Our Latest Financial Analysis Reveals

With the pushback on ESG and ‘woke’ companies now maturing, there is room in America today for a more objective, data-driven framework that supports values-led business leadership.

December 22, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: ‘A Christmas Carol’: The Past, Present, and Future of Capitalism

Capitalism, it seems to me, is undergoing a transformation, not unlike Charles Dickens’s famed Christmas creation, Ebenezer Scrooge. The question is whether its future will be different from its present and its past.

November 16, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUSTness matters: Identifying Performance Leaders in Negative Earning Companies

Can JUSTness be used to identify performance leaders within negative earning companies? According to our recent analysis, among the negative earners in the Russell 1000, JUST leaders have outperformed laggards by almost 40% since January 2020.

September 27, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST’s Latest Index Concept Shows Companies That Lead on Worker and Environment Issues Outperformed Peers by Over 20%

Companies that create value for both workers and the environment also generate value for shareholders.

April 11, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Municipal Issuer Racial Equity and Inclusion Framework Launches on Bloomberg Platform

Using a tool developed by a JUST-convened working group, investors can now access information on how municipalities are addressing racial equity through the Bloomberg terminal.

March 16, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Releases 19 Index Concepts that Demonstrate the Benefit of Investing in Stakeholder Value Creation

Concepts feature companies in the top 20% of our Rankings and demonstrate that investors need not sacrifice returns to support companies doing right by all their stakeholders.

March 16, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Companies Disclosing Their EEO-1 Reports Saw Higher 2022 Returns

Companies that publicly disclose the intersectional demographic data found in an EEO-1 report outperformed their peers by 7.9% over the trailing one-year period ending in 2022.

March 9, 2023  |  JUST Capital

The Data Suggests ESG Is Not a Cause of Inflation

The idea that ESG is a major cause of inflation and hurting the American people is spurious. JUST data suggests that the opposite is true: that companies pursuing stakeholder leadership not only help workers cope with the effects of inflation, they also drive higher returns for investors.

February 23, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Rankings Have Helped USA Financial Drive Strong Performance in Large Cap Strategies

USA Financial has developed four strategies with AUM that more than doubled from Dec. 2021-22, and one generated an alpha of 65.45% since inception.

February 2, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Companies That Prioritize Their Stakeholders Enjoy Better Credit Ratings

As corporate bonds look more attractive, JUST rankings can offer insights alongside credit ratings.

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 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.

November 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Energy Companies That Perform Well in JUST’s Rankings Have Outperformed Their Industry Peers

As COP27 begins and fossil fuel companies take in massive profits, we took a look at how the top performing energy companies in our Rankings compare to the lowest performing.

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.

September 22, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Companies Tend to Outperform Their Peers

Even in challenging economic headwinds, companies performing well in JUST’s Rankings are demonstrating that following through on values does not mean sacrificing returns.

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.

June 2, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s New Head of Investor Strategies Says It’s ‘Increasingly Irresponsible’ to Ignore ESG

Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff explains how she’s bringing her career in corporate governance and asset management to her role at JUST.

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.

September 24, 2021  |  JUST Capital

How Municipal Markets Can Play a Role in Advancing Racial Equity

Explore our engagement framework that provides the opportunity to promote the efforts many municipalities are already making with regard to racial and social justice.

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.

July 8, 2021  |  JUST Capital

New Engine No. 1 ETF Brings Shareholder Activism to Retail Investors with Betterment

Following the launch of the Engine No. 1 Transform 500 ETF, we sat down with the activist firm and Betterment to talk about how this fund marks a shift in retail ESG investing.

June 21, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Humanity At Work

As shareholder demand for action on human capital and DEI metrics rises, we may be entering a new worker paradigm.

June 16, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST U.S. Large Cap Diversified Index Continues Strong Performance

We recently marked the 3rd anniversary of Goldman Sachs’ JUST ETF, which tracks the JULCD Index based on our annual Rankings of the Russell 1000.

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