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.
MIT Sloan professor Zeynep Ton explains why assessing your workforce’s financial wellness is a powerful first step toward building long-term value and resilience.
JUST Capital and PayPal have teamed up with the Financial Health Network and the Good Jobs Institute to make businesses stronger and more resilient.
At the start of the pandemic, Microsoft committed to continue paying its contractor workers – and reaped the benefits. Here’s why companies to need make sure they’re not overlooking this section of their workforce.
We need a living wage for all Americans. And there is a return on that investment.
Explore what steps companies in the Russell 1000 have taken to support this contract workers, and which companies are leading the way.
Both workers and shareholders benefit from a company’s focus on paying a living wage.
Worker financial wellness must be a priority for corporate leaders, now more than ever.
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).
Investing in workers is a strategic investment to your bottom line, and a down payment on future growth.
Providing hazard pay is stakeholder capitalism in action
Of the 38 hazard pay policies originally announced by America’s largest employers, half are confirmed to have expired.
This week, we double down on employee compensation and dive into our “Pays a Fair Wage” metric to showcase how companies’ wages differ across various job titles when compared to industry peers.
In this Chart of the Week, we analyze how companies with a high percentage of employees making a national living wage have performed over the trailing one year.
The virus has not been defeated, but wage increases for many frontline workers are set to expire.
Over time, the cumulative earnings from a temporary wage increase outpace those from a one-time bonus.
We need forward-thinking leadership as businesses begin to reopen and more employees return to work.
We need less talk, more action – but the clear question is, where do we begin?
Working with Commonwealth to build solutions to make people more financially secure, and advise companies on best practices for structuring effective emergency savings vehicles.
CEOs : Perform a financial distress test of your workforce to really understand what percentage of workers aren’t making enough to cover their bills.
If you’re not quite ready to ask your colleagues how much they make, you’re not alone. The good news is that you can research pay fairness yourself by delving into large and growing databases of salary information. Start here.
If you want to know what changing the narrative on stakeholder capitalism looks like in action, watch our first Quarterly JUST Call.
A new initiative from JUST Capital dedicated to increasing the prevalence of quality jobs in America
Companies have a big role to play in creating economic opportunity for more Americans.
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