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March 16, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Future of ESG is Customized, Personalized, and Values-Driven

More investors are recognizing that investing can serve a dual purpose – to both reach financial goals and to perpetuate core values by supporting companies doing right by all shareholders.

March 3, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Companies That Prioritize Workforce Investment and Training Outperform Those That Don’t

Companies that have invested in their workforces have been more successful than those that haven’t for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Companies That Have the Most Workers Earning a Living Wage Have Higher Returns on Assets

Companies that don’t pay their workers well need to take up more debt (i.e. more risk) to have the same returns on equity as those that pay their workers well.

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

Chart of the Week: Companies With Fewer Controversies Outperformed in 2020

We take a look at our 2021 ranked companies that had controversies across all of our various stakeholders to show that, unsurprisingly, companies with fewer controversies slightly outperform those with more.

January 14, 2021  |  JUST Capital

JUST’s Most Popular ESG Features from 2020

Here are five of our most viewed ESG-focused features from 2020.

November 12, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Watch JUST Capital & NYSE’s Investor Event: Business & Markets as a Force for Good

How companies and investors can lead in building a more just and inclusive economy that works for all Americans.

November 5, 2020  |  JUST Capital

ESG Chart of the Week: 2021 JUST 100 Companies Outperform the Market

In light of last week’s analysis of the 2021 JUST Universe specific to return on equity, this week we dive into the new list of companies constituting the JUST 100, our annual list of America’s most just companies.

October 28, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: JUST Businesses Have a Higher Return on Equity

We revisit a past Chart of the Week to show that the companies that support their workers continue to outperform the market.

October 1, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: JUST Industry Leaders Maintain Their Performance Upside Through the Recovery

In this week’s Chart of the Week, we take a look at the JUST Industry leaders across our universe to examine their strong outperformance in this economic recovery.

September 17, 2020  |  JUST Capital

ESG Experts From Goldman Sachs and Carlyle Group Break Down Where Sustainable Investing Is Today and Where It’s Headed

We sat down with two of the ESG’s most prominent leaders –John Goldstein, the head of the Sustainable Finance Group at Goldman Sachs and Megan Starr, the Global Head of Impact for The Carlyle Group, to discuss the future of ESG. 

September 17, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Companies That Focus on Their Customers Outperform Their Peers During The Recovery

Companies that support customers by producing non-harmful and quality products, emphasizing privacy, using fair pricing, offering equal treatment, and more, outperform their competitors by 20.7% .

September 10, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of The Week: Companies That Prioritize Their Workers Continue to Outperform the Market

In light of Labor Day this past Monday, we revisit a chart from early June to evaluate how companies’ treatment of their workers continues to affect financial performance throughout 2020.

September 3, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Companies Embracing Full Disclosure on Workforce Diversity Continue to Outperform Peers

For Labor Day, we revisit our Chart of the Week from earlier this summer to reevaluate how companies who fully disclose their EEO-1 reports have performed throughout the trailing three months. 

August 27, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: Just Companies Have Better Risk Profiles and Overall Decreased Volatility

This week, we explore the risk profile of more just companies in comparison to less just ones, and show that JUST companies have less volatility.

August 20, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart of the Week: JUST Companies Continue to Outperform Their Competition

This week, we dive into the history of our JUST Rankings and evaluate how America’s Most JUST Companies have performed on a cumulative basis since inception, finding that the top four quintiles as the top quintile has outperformed the bottom quintile by 29.9% cumulatively.

July 28, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Keeping ESG out of 401(k) Plans Hurts Participants and Produces Worse Outcomes

Last month, the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed a new investment duties rule that would essentially keep ESG funds out of retirement accounts. Everything I’ve seen throughout my career shows that such a move would hurt investors.

March 5, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Global SWF asks: Are Sovereign Wealth Funds JUST Investors?

Diego López of Global SWF, in collaboration with JUST Capital’s research team, decided to use a new approach for examining the best practices of sovereign wealth funds – the JUST methodology. 

January 13, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Sustainable Impact Investing – A White Paper in Collaboration with Argus Research

This month, Argus Research published a white paper featuring their incorporation of JUST Capital’s company ranking and scoring methodology into their Sustainable Impact Investing Trust

December 11, 2019  |  JUST Capital

SmartTrust® and Argus Research Are Now Leveraging JUST Capital Data for their Sustainable Impact Investing Trust

December 11, 2019  |  The Wall Street Journal

This Has Been a Good Year for Many U.S. Sustainable Funds

These funds are often overweight tech stocks and less invested in energy, which is giving them a boost.

December 5, 2019  |  JUST Capital

JUST at the Bloomberg Global Responsible Investing Forum

On Tuesday December 5th, JUST CEO Martin Whittaker sat down with Carol Massar at Bloomberg’s Responsible Investing Forum to discuss what it means to build a purpose-driven company.

July 11, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Introducing the JUST Factor

What explains the market outperformance of JUST companies?

July 3, 2019  |  JUST Capital

The Future of ESG? 4 Takeaways from Some of the Country’s Biggest Investors

June 13, 2019  |  JUST Capital

Business and Markets as a Force for Good

Joining forces with Bloomberg to convene business and investment leaders for a discussion around the state of capitalism today.

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