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August 28, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The 32 Companies That Lead Their Industries on Workers  

This coming Monday marks Labor Day in the U.S. – an occasion to celebrate workers and honor their contributions. Ahead of the holiday, we took a look at the 32 companies that top their industries on worker issues in our 2021 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies.

July 20, 2021  |  JUST Capital

“The Only Sustainable Competitive Advantage”  

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman and Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box to explain what they see as the most important step for attracting and retaining talent post-pandemic.

July 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Among Companies Leading on Living Wage, Tech Outnumbers Other Industries

Technology and Utilities companies pay more workers a living wage than other industries.

July 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY: To Attract Workers, Americans Say Companies Should Boost Wages and Benefits Over the Long Term

In a tight labor market, particularly for industries with more lower-wage workers, Americans say companies should respond by raising wages and offering benefits – and making these changes permanent.

July 13, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Worker Financial Wellness Initiative – Making Workers’ Financial Security and Health a C-Suite Priority

JUST Capital and PayPal have teamed up with the Financial Health Network and the Good Jobs Institute to make businesses stronger and more resilient.

June 29, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The New Blueprint for Business

The majority of Americans believe in capitalism but want to see it improved, especially through treating workers with respect and equal opportunity.

June 23, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Philanthropic Leverage Effect of JUST Capital

We’re leveraging the private sector to drive large-scale change on America’s most pressing challenges. This ‘force multiplier effect’ can generate huge philanthropic returns – here’s how.

June 15, 2021  |  JUST Capital

As the SEC Finally Takes on Climate Disclosure Standards, It Must Also Consider ESG Metrics Affecting Workers

JUST Capital filed a public comment endorsing a set of federally mandated ESG standards on climate, human capital, and DEI metrics.

June 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: We Need To Talk About Wages  

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.

May 27, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Best Buy’s Former CEO Shares Leadership Lessons from the Hugely Successful Turnaround He Oversaw

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.

May 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Pay Equity Analysis Is a Critical Step to Advancing Racial Equity in Corporate America

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.

May 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Pandemic Showed That Companies Must Rethink Responsibilities to Their Workers, Says Financial Health Network CEO Jennifer Tescher

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.

April 7, 2021  |  JUST Capital

We Need to Talk About Advancing the Minimum Wage – But in the Context of Creating Good Jobs

Good jobs – created by investing in workers’ financial health, career development, and overall well-being – must be central to the conversation around wages.

March 31, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Watch Our Quarterly JUST Call with Nick Akins, CEO of American Electric Power, on Its Rise to #1 for Workers in Its industry

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.

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 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

A Year Since COVID Began to Reshape the Country, These Are The 3 Actions Every CEO Should Take to Build Stronger and More Resilient Businesses

The past year revealed why a just economy that works for all Americans is more important than ever.

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 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

There Are Nearly 10 Million ‘Bad Jobs’ at the Largest U.S. Companies. Why Zeynep Ton Says Now is the Perfect Time to Change This Status Quo.

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.

February 18, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Contract Workers Need a Just Recovery: Lessons from Microsoft and Mercer on the Future of Work

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.

February 11, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Amazon’s Ad Blitz Supporting the $15 Minimum Wage Is Admirable, But It Can Do More

We need a living wage for all Americans. And there is a return on that investment.

December 16, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Companies Must Step Up to Protect Their Contract Workers for the Remainder of the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

Explore what steps companies in the Russell 1000 have taken to support this contract workers, and which companies are leading the way.

December 3, 2020  |  JUST Capital

Chart Of The Week: Minimum Wage Raises Are Only the First Step for JUST Companies

Both workers and shareholders benefit from a company’s focus on paying a living wage.

November 12, 2020  |  JUST Capital

PayPal CEO and JUST Capital Co-Founder Discuss Why a Healthy Economy (and Democracy) Starts with Worker Financial Wellness

Worker financial wellness must be a priority for corporate leaders, now more than ever.

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 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.

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