JUST Capital filed a public comment endorsing a set of federally mandated ESG standards on climate, human capital, and DEI metrics.
As the debate rages over why millions of jobs, especially low-wage ones, have been left unfilled, the idea of lifting wages and providing good jobs has gotten relatively little attention.
Hubert Joly said that the essence of his leadership style is recognizing the humanity of his workforce and treating profit as an outcome of purpose, not the purpose itself.
Racial pay gaps persist in the United States. We’re tracking which companies are assessing if they exist within their own organizations and sharing the results.
FHN’s Jennifer Tescher makes the case for joining the Worker Financial Wellness Initiative, the first step toward building stronger, more resilient companies based on a holistic understanding of financial health.
Good jobs – created by investing in workers’ financial health, career development, and overall well-being – must be central to the conversation around wages.
JUST and the Head of CECEP will talk with Nick about how he led a cultural transformation to engage employees, enhance diversity, and increase transparency around key human capital issues.
Pay equity mattered a lot to the public before the pandemic, and it matters even more now.
The past year revealed why a just economy that works for all Americans is more important than ever.
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.
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