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September 29, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital and New Partner Revelio Labs Find About Half of Russell 1000 Employees Do Not Make a Family-Sustaining Wage

JUST Capital has partnered with Revelio Labs to provide more robust estimates of corporate wage data, a key component of job quality, across America’s largest companies.

September 28, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Insights to Impact Virtual Event – Defining a JUST Job for Today’s Economy

On September 28, JUST Capital convened corporate and nonprofit leaders for an Insights to Impact virtual event – Defining a JUST Job for Today’s Economy.

September 15, 2022  |  JUST Capital

ANNUAL SURVEY: In an Unstable Economic Environment, Workers and Wages Are More Important Than Ever to the American Public

Despite rhetoric that the country is incredibly polarized, there is broad consensus across all demographic and political cohorts that workers should be corporate America’s top priority.

September 15, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Launches the Multi-Year JUST Jobs Program

The JUST Jobs program will build on in-depth survey research on what Americans across all demographics value most in jobs today and robust job quality frameworks, with the goal of strengthening businesses, the economy, and the livelihoods of people around the country.

September 9, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Is the ESG Backlash Stopping Companies From Being More Just?

In the face of the backlash against ESG and stakeholder capitalism, have companies eased off in their actions to become more just? Our latest corporate engagement data suggests not. 

September 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: On Labor Day Weekend, How is Labor Really Doing?

Ahead of Labor Day, let’s take stock of where things stand for the American worker. 

August 31, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Across Political Divides, Americans Agree: Companies Should Prioritize Workers’ Economic Security, Driving Competitive Advantage

Republicans, Independents, and Democrats alike agree that it’s a company’s responsibility to pay its frontline workers enough to make ends meet.

August 26, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: “This Just Ain’t Working Out. Something’s Got To Give.”

It’s a story that captures almost every aspect of the business zeitgeist in America today – workers’ quest for fair pay, good jobs, and better conditions; unions; community support and survival; COVID; health and safety; climate change; ESG; shareholder activism; the corporate profit imperative; and, of course (inevitably), politics. 

August 17, 2022  |  JUST Capital

On the 3rd Anniversary of the Business Roundtable’s Redefined Corporate Purpose, Corporations Aren’t Living Up to Americans Expectations

Americans are hesitant to agree that the nation’s largest companies are truly moving away from the shareholder-centric model.

August 15, 2022  |  JUST Capital

In the Midst of Economic Uncertainty, Pressure to Disclose Human Capital Data Grows – Here’s How Corporate America Is Measuring Up

Despite widespread support for increased disclosure, when we analyzed the state of human capital disclosure among America’s 1000 largest public companies, we found that overall they are currently lagging.

August 12, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Mobility and the American Dream

The ESG blowback is here, and it’s real.

August 5, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Investing in Workers When Inflation is High

The pressures inflation heaps on business does not mean stakeholder value creation needs to take a back seat. On the contrary, it can be a time for just companies to shine.

July 26, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The 2022 Top 100 U.S. Companies Supporting Healthy Families and Communities

Amid new and compounding challenges to Americans’ health and well-being, we’re highlighting the top 100 companies that are stepping up for workers and their families, and communities across the U.S.

July 15, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: The Numbers Aren’t Adding Up For American Workers

The American public is navigating tough times. As prices are going up, wages aren’t keeping up. And the reality is that job growth is very different from quality job growth

July 5, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Disclosure on Racial Pay Equity Analyses Has Increased, but Only 22% of America’s Largest Employers Disclose the Results

While the public believes that ensuring pay equity is an integral part of achieving racial equity, over half of the companies we tracked in the 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker continue to lack disclosure around this issue.

July 1, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: CEOs Face Tough Choices Ahead on Stakeholder Leadership

Companies seeking to do right by their stakeholders will have their mettle tested in the weeks and months to come. Let’s start with wages…

June 27, 2022  |  JUST Capital

How is Corporate America Responding to the Overturning of Roe v. Wade?

On Friday, the Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade – a decision that will demand critical leadership not only from the public sector, but from the private sector as well. To understand how the landscape will shift for the American workforce, we will be tracking how America’s largest companies respond to the ruling.

June 24, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Experts Explain How Companies Can Navigate the Fallout of Roe v Wade Overturning

We spoke with business consultants Susan McPherson of McPherson Strategies and Mackenzie Long and Caty Gordon of Evergreen Strategy Group about guidance they have been sharing with companies in response to the overturning of abortion as a federal right.

June 10, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: How Corporations Are Actually Doing on DEI

Our 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker, launched last week, tracks how the country’s largest 100 employers are measuring up to these expectations on a range of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues from workforce demographic disclosure to community investments.    

June 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The JUST Report: Pence Likens ESG to Chinese Communist Party Scorecards

The fierce debate over what stakeholder capitalism and ESG is or is not took a sharply political turn this week. 

June 2, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s New Head of Investor Strategies Says It’s ‘Increasingly Irresponsible’ to Ignore ESG

Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff explains how she’s bringing her career in corporate governance and asset management to her role at JUST.

June 2, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Rethinking Former GE CEO Jack Welch’s Legacy Offers Insight Into the Future of American Capitalism

New York Times reporter David Gelles takes on the late iconic CEO and calls for structural change in his book “The Man Who Broke Capitalism.”

May 30, 2022  |  JUST Capital

The 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker

The Corporate Racial Equity Tracker offers an in-depth accounting of DEI disclosures from the 100 largest U.S. employers, through 23 metrics across six specific dimensions of racial equity.

May 30, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Americans Agree That Advancing Racial Equity Starts With Paying a Fair Wage

In 2022, nine in ten respondents – with strong majorities across demographic groups – say it’s important for companies to promote racial equity in the workplace.

May 20, 2022  |  JUST Capital

6 Steps Elon Musk Can Take to Improve Tesla’s ESG Profile

S&P revealed this week it dropped Tesla from its flagship ESG index. We take a closer look at why, and how Elon could improve Tesla’s ESG profile.

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