As shareholder demand for action on human capital and DEI metrics rises, we may be entering a new worker paradigm.
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.
Looking at the performance of the JUST 100, we see significant alpha relative to the average Russell 1000 company we rank.
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.
Companies that have invested in their workforces have been more successful than those that haven’t for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
investors are becoming sophisticated enough to tell the difference between greenwashing and value creation…and this Exxon case proves it.
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.
Here are five of our most viewed ESG-focused features from 2020.
How companies and investors can lead in building a more just and inclusive economy that works for all Americans.
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.
We revisit a past Chart of the Week to show that the companies that support their workers continue to outperform the market.
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.
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.
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% .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
These funds are often overweight tech stocks and less invested in energy, which is giving them a boost.
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.
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