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May 14, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: It Starts And Ends With Authenticity

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.

May 6, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Can The Stakeholder Model Give American Business a Global Competitive Advantage?  

“How can the stakeholder model lend American corporations a competitive advantage on the world stage?” The more I ponder this, the more I realize it is in fact a defining proposition.

April 30, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Can Two New Corporate Alliances Deliver Real Solutions?  

Companies are starting to hold each other accountable for their actions, and many of the underlying issues have distinctly bipartisan support. Take a look at two important corporate alliances coming out this week.

April 17, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Corporate Climate Pledges Proliferate  

For corporations, bold action on climate is already a must. Net-zero commitments – essentially, a promise to balance GHGs emitted with GHGs removed and/or avoided – are everywhere.

April 14, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Why Corporate Action on Racial Equity Matters  

The role of business in advancing racial equity isn’t about politics. It’s about building a bridge to a better economy and a more just society.

April 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Silence Is Not An Option

“The problems that are tearing at the fabric of American society require all of us – government, business and civic society – to work together with a common purpose.”

April 2, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Georgia On My Mind 

CEOs of some of America’s largest corporations have begun to voice their opposition to what they say is restrictive legislation that makes it harder for Americans to vote.

March 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: These Are The Companies That Are Best For Women

Pay equity mattered a lot to the public before the pandemic, and it matters even more now.

March 23, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Did Stakeholder Capitalism Get the Pink Slip? 

This week, Emmanuel Faber, one of the world’s foremost proponents of stakeholder capitalism, lost his job as CEO and chairman of Danone. The easy reaction would be to see this as a blow for proponents of the stakeholder cause. That would be a mistake.

March 12, 2021  |  JUST Capital

A Year Into the Pandemic, Hope in the C-Suite and Concern on the Frontlines

CEOs are a notoriously optimistic bunch. But even so, their views contrast sharply with those of their workers, who have a decidedly different take on the situation.

March 5, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The ESG Enforcers Come to Town

Yesterday, acting SEC Chair Allison Herren Lee – who at the beginning of the week had said at a conference that voluntary ESG disclosure wasn’t cutting it – announced the creation of a Climate and ESG Task Force in the Enforcement division

February 26, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Walmart Takes a Short-Term Hit to Deliver Long-Term Value

Walmart has seen both sides of the stakeholder vs shareholder debate over the last seven days, losing $25 billion off its market cap after a mixed earnings call.

February 12, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Corporate America Looks Beyond Minimum Wage

If we’re looking at what Americans want, and what our biggest corporations can provide them, the bar has to be set higher.

February 5, 2021  |  JUST Capital

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.

January 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: “With Unity, We Can Do Great Things, Important Things”  

The change in administration opens up a new frontier for stakeholder capitalism. The first 100 days will be critical. 

January 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: What Percentage of Americans Think Corporate Political Donations Are Harmful to Democracy?

Business and politics collided this past week – here is what the American people thought of it.

November 20, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Why Reports of The Polling Industry’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

Jennifer Tonti, our Managing Director of Survey Research, summarizes here what went wrong (and what went right) with this election cycle’s political polling, and how JUST’s approach differs.

November 13, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How Will Stakeholder Capitalism Fare Under a Biden Administration?  

Public and private sectors are locked in a constant struggle, with the pendulum swinging between regulation and taxation on the one side, and free enterprise and profits on the other. For the good of the country, this has to change.

November 6, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: As the Country Holds its Breath, Business Leadership is Needed

As I write this, the outcome of the Presidential election is still on a razor’s edge. Whoever emerges victorious will face a divided Congress and a country riven by political discord and scarred by an electoral process that has pushed us to the limit.

October 28, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Americans Want Business Leaders to Protect Our Democratic Process

With Election Day less than a week away, we built upon our recent polling and asked Americans what role they think companies and corporate leaders should play in upholding and protecting democracy.

October 26, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Raising Wages Doesn’t Destroy Value – Here’s Why

Last year, before COVID-19 rocked our world, we looked at three myths of sustainable – or “just” – investing. Myth #3 was that raising wages will kill share price and destroy value for investors (spoiler alert: this is not true).

October 13, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Leadership Insights From JUST 100 CEOs Satya Nadella, Ken Frazier, Dan Schulman, and More

This week saw the release of our new annual rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies and our celebration with Forbes of the new JUST 100 list.The event did not disappoint.

October 9, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Making Worker Financial Wellness a C-Suite Priority

Investing in workers is a strategic investment to your bottom line, and a down payment on future growth.

September 11, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: An Unprecedented Back to School Season Is Revealing a Child Care Crisis

Whether they are working from home full time or part time, or are on the frontline, they have to – in an unprecedented way – find a balance between supporting their families and ensuring their kids are learning.

September 4, 2020  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Your Business Is Only As Good As Your Workforce

As we head into Labor Day, six months into a pandemic that has caused us to revisit our assumptions about what it means to be a resilient business, its time to discuss the most important business stakeholders in our society – workers.

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