Despite an uptick in positive impressions of just business behavior during the pandemic, Americans are now less likely to think companies are following through.
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.
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.
Republicans, Independents, and Democrats alike agree that it’s a company’s responsibility to pay its frontline workers enough to make ends meet.
Americans are hesitant to agree that the nation’s largest companies are truly moving away from the shareholder-centric model.
Our new polling research finds large majorities of Americans believe companies should be taking care of their workforces during high inflation.
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.
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.
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.
We turned to the American public to learn their perspectives on how companies can help parents balance caregiving responsibilities with working.
Americans want to see large companies publicly disclose human capital and environmental impact metrics and endorse federal action to require standardized disclosure.
2021 was a monumental year for JUST, with both our organization, and our broader mission hitting prime time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
74% of respondents say companies can help address global climate change by committing to environmental goals like reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
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?
With the rising risk of the Delta variant, Americans are increasingly in favor of employer mandates for the COVID-19 vaccine.
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.
As companies call workers back to offices, here’s how Americans view employer vaccine policies and other workplace safety measures.
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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