Of the 951 companies we ranked in 2023, 80 disclosed that they financially supported HBCUs. Following the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action, more should join them.
The exec credited with coining the phrase ‘supplier diversity’ explains why efforts need to remain a core business priority for companies.
While research shows that disclosing spend with minority-owned suppliers boosts trust and can improve supply chain resiliency, less than a quarter of the Russell 1000 do so.
Banks are the leading industry when it comes to fair chance disclosure, with five companies disclosing a policy for hiring formerly incarcerated individuals.
Despite rising disclosure trends, just 6% disclose both detailed demographic data and race/ethnicity pay ratios, signaling that corporate America still has a long way to go.
Accenture, Intel, and Starbucks are leading the Russell 1000 on key diversity disclosures on metrics including pay gap analyses and ratios and workforce demographics.
Companies that publicly disclose the intersectional demographic data found in an EEO-1 report outperformed their peers by 7.9% over the trailing one-year period ending in 2022.
With support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, JUST Capital has highlighted the top 100 companies in the Russell 1000 prioritizing DEI, career development, local employee pipelines, fair pay, and quality worker benefits.
The companies topping our 2022 Workforce Equity and Mobility Ranking outpace the Russell 1000 in setting specific DEI targets, implementing fair chance hiring, cultivating apprenticeships, and offering paid training and tuition reimbursement.
Our 2022 Racial Equity Tracker finds companies are more likely to leverage supplier spend with diverse businesses to advance racial equity in their communities.
Following companies’ big-dollar, multi-year commitments to advance racial equity, we took a look at how JPMorgan Chase, Target, Citi, Bank of America, and PayPal are reporting progress.
We took a look at companies leading in disclosures for our 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker – including Accenture, Intel, JPMorgan Chase, and Target – as well as those disclosing the least.
Amid calls for greater transparency, companies that disclose an EEO-1 report saw higher returns than their Russell 1000 peers by 2.4% over the trailing one-year period ending in 2021.
JUST’s Ashley Marchand Orme joined Andrew Ross Sorkin to discuss how Russell 1000 companies are disclosing workforce diversity data.
We heard from Newark-based corporate leaders on why investing locally presents key economic opportunity for communities themselves – and for business.
We surveyed American workers and employers to determine how effectively diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts are going after more than a year of bold commitments.
We sat down with leaders from the Department of Commerce, Edwards Lifesciences, P&G, and PolicyLink to discuss how business and government can deliver an equitable economic recovery for workers.
Some companies have been used to “checking the box” of DEI with philanthropic donations and community investment, but that isn’t where real change happens.
By leveraging supplier spend with diverse and local businesses and funding local education programs, companies are proving how community investment drives racial equity.
Mellody Hobson shares what’s holding companies back from being more transparent on their diversity efforts, and how they can overcome these hurdles.
We sat down with Jean Case and Mellody Hobson to talk about what companies can do to avoid “diversity fatigue” and create a more equitable post-pandemic workforce for women and workers of color.
Business leaders are increasingly comfortable taking a stand to advance racial equity – but are struggling to develop a long-term plan for advancing racial equity within their companies, communities, and across our society.
The majority of Americans believe in capitalism but want to see it improved, especially through treating workers with respect and equal opportunity.
We take a look at how America’s largest companies are developing new talent pipelines across underserved communities of color.
PolicyLink hosted an event this week that shed light on a critical lesson that all C-suite executives need for leading through this era of stakeholder capitalism: authenticity is everything.
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