What PolicyLink, FSG, and JUST heard from corporate leaders in response to A CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity and what it means for what comes next.
On May 6th, JUST Capital hosted a briefing call on our Corporate Racial Equity Tracker, walking through its insights and showcasing leading practices.
An in-depth accounting of the state of racial equity disclosure from the 100 largest U.S. employers – assessing how corporate America is taking concrete action to advance racial equity today.
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.
Using JUST’s data, researchers from Stanford, Harvard, and the University of Texas found that companies publicly embracing stakeholder capitalism treated workers better in the early days of the pandemic.
We look at new research from S&P Global on the rise Sustainability Linked Bonds, and how they are a sustainability solution that can work for industries that are hard to decarbonize.
“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.
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.
Dawn Jones, Intel’s chief diversity officer, is one of the leaders of the new Alliance for Global Inclusion. Founding members also include Dell, Nasdaq, NTT Data, and Snap.
Looking at the performance of the JUST 100, we see significant alpha relative to the average Russell 1000 company we rank.
As the U.S. announces a new climate target, these 10 companies are leading the way on their managing environmental impact.
We talked to Charlie Penner of the activist fund Engine No. 1 and Aeisha Mastagni of pension fund giant CalSTRS about the “Reenergize Exxon” campaign.
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.
Over the coming weeks, we’ll continue to track significant racial equity announcements and actions from companies not captured in the first iteration of our Tracker here.
This week’s chart takes a look at an intriguing correlation we found in our data – companies with diversity & inclusion policies and targets also tend to produce less greenhouse gas emissions.
P&G’s Damon Jones shares what he’s learned navigating the company’s commitment to racial equity and why he wants companies to “focus less on the perfect statement and more on actions that bring everyone together.”
While companies are highly likely to disclose baseline DEI commitments, they are much less likely to report on what actions they’re taking to advance racial equity.
We have seen flows into ESG funds go from roughly $5 billion to nearly $400 billion since 2015, which begs the question many have asked: what constitutes an ESG fund?
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.
Listen in on our conversation with Andrew Ross Sorkin on our latest initiative to advance racial equity in corporate America, and why this issue will be a core focus this proxy season.
“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.”
In this Chart of the Week, we take a look at our charitable giving data to analyze whether there are meaningful trends around the ROE of Russell 1000 companies.
“This is the future. And we need to make that future happen as quickly as possible otherwise we’re just a caretaker of a museum,” he said.
Good jobs – created by investing in workers’ financial health, career development, and overall well-being – must be central to the conversation around wages.
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.
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