JUST Capital Releases 19 Index Concepts that Demonstrate the Benefit of Investing in Stakeholder Value Creation
Concepts feature companies in the top 20% of our Rankings and demonstrate that investors need not sacrifice returns to support companies doing right by all their stakeholders.
JUST Capital and CNBC Release the 2022 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies
These are the companies that led the way in accountability, transparency, and stakeholder performance. Alphabet is America’s Most JUST Company for the first time.
The DOL’s Proposal to Eliminate ESG Barriers for 401(k) Providers Is Aligned with Americans’ Priorities and Best Interests
Read our public comment on the Department of Labor’s proposal to make ESG more accessible in retirement plans.
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.
JUST Capital Welcomes New ESG Investing Proposal From Department of Labor
A new proposal from the Department of Labor marks an important step in ensuring fair and full access to ESG investment options in retirement plans.
The 32 Companies Leading for Their Workers by Industry Tend to Outperform
Looking at the industry leaders for workers, we see that they have outperformed the Russell 1000 by 8.6% over the trailing one-year period
Performance Across Industries Shows There Is No Financial Disincentive to Releasing Board Diversity Data
Our charts this week highlight the sectors that have provided disclosure of their boards’ racial and ethnic diversity relative to other sectors that did not disclose.
Shareholder Activism Takes Hold as Proxy Season Gives Rise to ESG Issues
The June 2021 edition of the ESG Acceleration report from MUFG Research highlights the wide range of ESG shareholder resolutions being proposed this proxy season.
The Just Report: No Turning Back
On Wednesday, an investor firm owning 0.02% of ExxonMobil stock gathered enough support to win at least two seats on the oil and gas giant’s board. The shockwaves of this outcome will reverberate throughout every boardroom in America.
The JUST Report: Show Me The Money…And The Impact
investors are becoming sophisticated enough to tell the difference between greenwashing and value creation…and this Exxon case proves it.
Chart Of The Week: Environmental Protection Is Paying Off For Stakeholders
Companies with overall lower environmental impacts outperform their peers.
Announcing the 2021 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies
These are the corporations at the forefront of stakeholder-driven leadership.
Read Our Response to the Department of Labor Proposal We Believe Will Crush Important ESG Momentum
The DOL has stated that ESG funds are “vehicles for furthering social goals or policy objectives that are not in the financial interest of the plan.” We completely disagree – here’s why.
Keeping ESG out of 401(k) Plans Hurts Participants and Produces Worse Outcomes
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.
Chart of the Week: Carbon-Efficient Companies Shine During Insecure Times
In our latest Chart of the Week, we show that a lower carbon footprint can actually be beneficial for a company’s bottom line.
JUST on CNBC: Building a Just Future – The Road to a More Inclusive Economy
The second edition of our video series with Laurel Strategies and CNBC – Building a Just Future: The Road to a More Inclusive Economy.
Crisis Prods CEOs to Look Beyond Shareholders
Companies are making big commitments to so-called stakeholders during the year of Covid-19. Will it last?
Is COVID-19 Killing Shareholder Primacy?
Companies that come out of our current crisis in the best shape will be those that have the strongest relationships with the people who make them flourish
State Street Joins BlackRock in Pushing ESG Forward
Today, State Street CEO Cyrus Taraporevala announced that they would be using their proxy voting power to ensure companies were identifying material ESG issues.
Wider Equity Markets Lose Investment, But ESG Continues to Grow
EPFR, Informa Financial Intelligence, released a staggering chart this week, showing that as wider equity markets have lost investment, ESG funds have only seen their investment levels increase.
ESG controversies wipe $500bn off value of US companies
Environmental, social and governance funds hit the $1tn asset mark last year.
For CEOs, It’s a Whole New Job
Along with having to deal with globalism, nationalism, trade wars, AI, big data and cybersecurity, CEOs are increasingly expected to take stands on social issues.
Announcing the 2020 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies
The Leading Measure of Corporate Performance in the Stakeholder Economy
Introducing the Quarterly JUST Call
It’s time for a new kind of earnings call. On November 13th join Paul Tudor Jones and Paypal CEO Dan Schulman to learn how their company not only does right by shareholders, but by their workers, customers, communities, and more!
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