Edelman’s US Head of Sustainability Says CEOs Are Making a Mistake by Giving Into the ‘Greenhushing’ Trend – and Offers an Alternative Approach
Edelman’s Alex Heath says now is the moment for corporate leaders to build trust with their stakeholders through focused, transparent messaging.
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.”
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.
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.”
PwC U.S. Chair Tim Ryan and Harvard Business School’s Sandra Sucher Break Down Guiding Actions Business Leaders Can Take to Build Trust
We spoke with PwC US chief Tim Ryan and HBS trust expert Sandra Sucher about guiding principles from PwC’s Trust Leadership Institute and Sucher’s book, “The Power of Trust.”
Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman Explains How He’s Building a Movement of CEOs to Change How the World Does Business
Paul Polman talks about his new book “Net Positive” and Imagine, his CEO collective set on making long-term stakeholder value creation the norm in business.
A Top Corporate Sustainability Consultant Says There’s a Major Gap in Climate Policy Between ‘Leading Edge’ Companies Like Google and Microsoft and Everyone Else
Andrew Winston, co-author with former Unilever CEO Paul Polman of the upcoming book “Net Positive,” says corporations have finally recognized the necessity of sustainability policies but most have to be bolder and more focused on the long term.
The Century Foundation’s Julie Kashen Says Child Care Policy Is Needed for Businesses and the Economy, and ‘Now Is Our Chance’ to Pass It
The Century Foundation’s director of women’s economic justice believes that a robust child care infrastructure will benefit America’s corporations and overall economy.
The Authors of a Landmark Corporate Diversity Study Highlight the Actions Business Leaders Have Overlooked for Too Long
Professors Ella Bell Smith and Stella M. Nkomo discuss why their book “Our Separate Ways” is as relevant as ever in its 20th anniversary republishing.
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.
‘We Always Believed We Had a Compelling Case for Change’ – JUST Interviews Activist Investor Engine No. 1 After Exxon Victory
The small hedge fund secured at least two seats on ExxonMobil’s board last week, saying the oil and gas giant needed change at the top to evolve through the energy transition.
Best Buy’s Former CEO Shares Leadership Lessons from the Hugely Successful Turnaround He Oversaw
Hubert Joly said that the essence of his leadership style is recognizing the humanity of his workforce and treating profit as an outcome of purpose, not the purpose itself.
Intel’s Chief Diversity Officer Explains Why the Company Is Spearheading a Tech Alliance Around Racial Equity, and Shares What It’s Already Learned
Dawn Jones, Intel’s chief diversity officer, is one of the leaders of the new Alliance for Global Inclusion. Founding members also include Dell, Nasdaq, NTT Data, and Snap.
P&G’s Head of Communications and Advocacy Shares Insights from Navigating His Company’s Commitment to Racial Equity
P&G’s Damon Jones shares what he’s learned navigating the company’s commitment to racial equity and why he wants companies to “focus less on the perfect statement and more on actions that bring everyone together.”
Synchrony’s CHRO Explains How COVID-19 Transformed How the Company Works – and Why It’s Encouraging All Employees to Work From Home Even After the Pandemic
Synchrony’s DJ Casto tells us why the financial services company cut 40% of its office space square footage and is embracing a hybrid model of “hubs” and working from home for its 16,500 employees.
There Are Nearly 10 Million ‘Bad Jobs’ at the Largest U.S. Companies. Why Zeynep Ton Says Now is the Perfect Time to Change This Status Quo.
MIT Sloan professor Zeynep Ton explains why assessing your workforce’s financial wellness is a powerful first step toward building long-term value and resilience.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Shares What He’s Learned About Stakeholder Capitalism As the Head of America’s Most JUST Company
Nadella explains how Microsoft is working to make stakeholder capitalism a reality, in light of COVID-19, our national reckoning with racial injustice, and challenges to American democracy.
How CEOs Can Lead Better If They Shed Myths of the Middle Class and Invest in Workers
New York Times economics reporter Jim Tankersley shares lessons from “The Riches of This Land.”
JPMorgan Chase’s Head of Philanthropy Explains How the Bank Is Investing $250 Million in Communities Hit Hardest by Coronavirus
The bank announced Wednesday a new deployment of $35 million in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
The Head of the National Urban League Is Calling for Big Banks to Address Racial Inequality During the Coronavirus
Marc Morial wants banks to help guide stimulus funds to communities that need it most.
Venture Capitalist Nick Hanauer Says the Coronavirus Crisis Has Made It Clearer Than Ever That Shareholder Primacy Is a ‘Scam’
The outspoken host of “Pitchfork Economics” says shortchanging workers is hurting all Americans.
A Wishlist for the Post-COVID Economy: Introducing New JUST Board Member Xavier de Souza Briggs
Briggs says this is a moment to turn rhetoric around stakeholder capitalism into real policy.
PwC’s U.S. Chairman Shares His Guidelines for Leadership Through the Coronavirus Crisis – Including Putting Workers First
PwC’s U.S. head Tim Ryan said that leaders need to be absorbing stress, not creating it.
Mark Cuban: ‘Shareholders Come Last’ in the Coronavirus Crisis
The NBA owner and investor tells us what he wants America’s largest employers to prioritize.
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