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November 5, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s 2022 Americans’ Views on Business Survey: Americans Want Less Talk, More Action

Despite an uptick in positive impressions of just business behavior during the pandemic, Americans are now less likely to think companies are following through.

September 16, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Don’t Believe the Hype, Americans Agree on What Companies Should Do

Across every demographic group we surveyed, whether political affiliation, race, gender, age, or income group, Americans are united in wanting companies to prioritize workers and pay a fair, living wage.

September 15, 2022  |  JUST Capital

ANNUAL SURVEY: In an Unstable Economic Environment, Workers and Wages Are More Important Than Ever to the American Public

Despite rhetoric that the country is incredibly polarized, there is broad consensus across all demographic and political cohorts that workers should be corporate America’s top priority.

August 31, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Across Political Divides, Americans Agree: Companies Should Prioritize Workers’ Economic Security, Driving Competitive Advantage

Republicans, Independents, and Democrats alike agree that it’s a company’s responsibility to pay its frontline workers enough to make ends meet.

August 17, 2022  |  JUST Capital

On the 3rd Anniversary of the Business Roundtable’s Redefined Corporate Purpose, Corporations Aren’t Living Up to Americans Expectations

Americans are hesitant to agree that the nation’s largest companies are truly moving away from the shareholder-centric model.

August 4, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Why Investing in Workers Amid Today’s Inflation Can Be a Smart Business Decision

Our new polling research finds large majorities of Americans believe companies should be taking care of their workforces during high inflation.

May 30, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Americans Agree That Advancing Racial Equity Starts With Paying a Fair Wage

In 2022, nine in ten respondents – with strong majorities across demographic groups – say it’s important for companies to promote racial equity in the workplace.

May 8, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Americans Say CEO Pay Is Too High: Companies Should Reduce Income Inequality by Raising Minimum Wage to Living Wage and Capping CEO Compensation

We surveyed Americans to learn what they think about CEO pay today, and what companies should do to narrow the CEO-to-Worker pay gap.

April 12, 2022  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Job Numbers Continue to Lag for Women. Here’s What Americans Say Companies Should Be Doing to Bring Them Back to Work

COVID-19 not only took women out of the workforce, it brought to light long-standing inequities for women at work. Americans agree companies can do more.

March 29, 2022  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY REPORT: Facing Post-Pandemic Child Care Challenges, Americans Agree There Are Many Ways Companies Can Help

We turned to the American public to learn their perspectives on how companies can help parents balance caregiving responsibilities with working.

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 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.

January 5, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Companies Want to Earn the Trust of the American Worker. Here’s How They Can Do It.

The American public’s trust in corporate America appears to be waning – but they are agreed on the issues that matter. As markets hit record highs, companies have a golden opportunity to step up.

December 16, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Survey – Americans Are United on Wages, Jobs, and Accountability

The headline that we shared on CNBC’s Power Lunch yesterday is that Americans are united in wanting good jobs and accountability from the country’s largest companies. “Pays a fair, living wage” was (once again) the public’s top priority.

December 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: In Great Resignation, Americans Are United in Wanting Action on Wages and Jobs, and Accountability from Corporate America

Highlighting the key Issues that rose to prominence in our 2021 survey of the American public, to provide corporate leaders with clear direction for where they should focus their efforts to make their companies more just and stave off emerging challenges from The Great Resignation.

November 10, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Americans Agree CEOs Have a Role to Play in Addressing Income Inequality, Believe Workers Are Being Left Behind

In this year’s Survey of Americans’ Views on Business, we’ve turned to the public once again to ask them how they think corporate America is doing today – and provide a lookback on our findings over the years to see how views have shifted.

November 10, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Corporations Have a Role to Play in Helping to Hire, Retain, and Support Veteran Employees

A new survey from JUST Capital & The Harris Poll of active duty military and veterans, their family members, and the wider public. 87% of respondents say companies have a role to play in actively recruiting veterans to their workforces.

September 27, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY REPORT: Two Years After the Business Roundtable’s Redefined Purpose of a Corporation, Do Americans Believe Companies Are Living Up to Their Promises?

JUST Capital checked in with Americans on how well they think companies are living up to the BRT’s principles. Explore our detailed findings here.

September 21, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Corporations Have a Role to Play in Addressing Climate Change

74% of respondents say companies can help address global climate change by committing to environmental goals like reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

September 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Here’s What Companies Should Do to Help Their Employees Balance Caregiving with Working

What Americans think about the state of child care in the U.S., and their expectations of how companies can help parents balance caregiving responsibilities with working.

August 17, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Two Years Later, Do Americans Believe Companies Are Living Up to the Business Roundtable’s Redefined Purpose of a Corporation?

Since the Business Roundtable redefined the Purpose of a Corporation two years ago, how do Americans think companies are measuring up to this new stakeholder-focused purpose?

August 12, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Vaccines at Work: Americans Increasingly Support Employer Vaccination Mandates

With the rising risk of the Delta variant, Americans are increasingly in favor of employer mandates for the COVID-19 vaccine.

July 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY: To Attract Workers, Americans Say Companies Should Boost Wages and Benefits Over the Long Term

In a tight labor market, particularly for industries with more lower-wage workers, Americans say companies should respond by raising wages and offering benefits – and making these changes permanent.

June 24, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Vaccines at Work: Where Americans Fall on Employer Policies

As companies call workers back to offices, here’s how Americans view employer vaccine policies and other workplace safety measures.

May 19, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Key Findings From JUST Capital’s 2021 Focus Groups

In February 2021, JUST Capital and The Harris Poll conducted eight virtual focus groups – exploring how Americans believe companies should treat their workers, customers, shareholders, communities, and the environment.

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