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May 20, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Boards Are Increasingly Tying Goals to ESG Metrics As Demand From Shareholders Rises

While companies face a record-level of ESG proxy challenges this year, our analysis finds a steady increase in disclosure of board ESG oversight over the past three years.

May 8, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Americans Say CEO Pay Is Too High: Companies Should Reduce Income Inequality by Raising Minimum Wage to Living Wage and Capping CEO Compensation

We surveyed Americans to learn what they think about CEO pay today, and what companies should do to narrow the CEO-to-Worker pay gap.

May 5, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q1 2022

We broke down market performance for each of the companies in our Rankings, and found that the “most just” outperformed those at the bottom of the list generally and across four of five stakeholders we measure.

April 28, 2022  |  JUST Capital

With Investor Pressure and SEC Requirements Accelerating, Corporate America Needs to Step Up on Environment Disclosure

We took a look at what environment metrics the largest U.S. companies are sharing, finding disclosures are low overall with over a third sharing no data.

April 12, 2022  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Job Numbers Continue to Lag for Women. Here’s What Americans Say Companies Should Be Doing to Bring Them Back to Work

COVID-19 not only took women out of the workforce, it brought to light long-standing inequities for women at work. Americans agree companies can do more.

March 29, 2022  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY REPORT: Facing Post-Pandemic Child Care Challenges, Americans Agree There Are Many Ways Companies Can Help

We turned to the American public to learn their perspectives on how companies can help parents balance caregiving responsibilities with working.

February 16, 2022  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Americans Want to See Greater Transparency on ESG Issues and View Federal Requirements as a Key Lever for Increasing Disclosure

Americans want to see large companies publicly disclose human capital and environmental impact metrics and endorse federal action to require standardized disclosure.

February 16, 2022  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY REPORT: Explore the Full Findings of Our Survey on ESG Transparency and Disclosure

New survey research from JUST Capital and polling partner, SSRS, in collaboration with Public Citizen and Ceres, exploring America’s views on corporate disclosure.

February 6, 2022  |  JUST Capital

Just Over Half of the Largest U.S. Companies Share Workforce Diversity Data as Calls for Transparency from Investors and Regulators Grow

Our analysis finds a slim majority of Russell 1000 companies share race and ethnicity workforce data as investors and the SEC intensify their focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion transparency.

February 3, 2022  |  JUST Capital

2021: The Year in Review

2021 was a monumental year for JUST, with both our organization, and our broader mission hitting prime time.

January 19, 2022  |  JUST Capital

In 2021, Americans Told Us They Expect Companies to Lead on These 7 Imperatives. 2022 Is the Time to Act.

Throughout 2021, we turned to Americans to learn what they think companies should do to address the most pressing challenges of our time and move toward a recovery that serves all their stakeholders. Here’s what they said.

January 10, 2022  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital and CNBC Release the 2022 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies

These are the companies that led the way in accountability, transparency, and stakeholder performance. Alphabet is America’s Most JUST Company for the first time.

December 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: In Great Resignation, Americans Are United in Wanting Action on Wages and Jobs, and Accountability from Corporate America

Highlighting the key Issues that rose to prominence in our 2021 survey of the American public, to provide corporate leaders with clear direction for where they should focus their efforts to make their companies more just and stave off emerging challenges from The Great Resignation.

November 10, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Americans Agree CEOs Have a Role to Play in Addressing Income Inequality, Believe Workers Are Being Left Behind

In this year’s Survey of Americans’ Views on Business, we’ve turned to the public once again to ask them how they think corporate America is doing today – and provide a lookback on our findings over the years to see how views have shifted.

November 10, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Americans Want Companies to Do More for Veterans – Here Are Ways Businesses and Investors Are Showing What’s Possible

For Veterans Day, we analyzed veterans policies of America’s largest companies and found that about half disclose on specific veterans initiatives, while also making strides in other areas of worker equity.

November 10, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Corporations Have a Role to Play in Helping to Hire, Retain, and Support Veteran Employees

A new survey from JUST Capital & The Harris Poll of active duty military and veterans, their family members, and the wider public. 87% of respondents say companies have a role to play in actively recruiting veterans to their workforces.

November 2, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Companies Are Committing to DEI Initiatives, but More Work Is Needed to Increase Accountability and Action

We surveyed American workers and employers to determine how effectively diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts are going after more than a year of bold commitments.

October 5, 2021  |  JUST Capital

The Current State of Human Capital Disclosure in Corporate America: Assessing What Data Large U.S. Employers Share

With investors, regulators, and other stakeholders paying close attention to how companies treat their workers, we analyzed the state of human capital data disclosure among the 100 largest U.S. employers.

September 21, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Corporations Have a Role to Play in Addressing Climate Change

74% of respondents say companies can help address global climate change by committing to environmental goals like reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

September 9, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Here’s What Companies Should Do to Help Their Employees Balance Caregiving with Working

What Americans think about the state of child care in the U.S., and their expectations of how companies can help parents balance caregiving responsibilities with working.

August 25, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Companies Like GM, Target, and UPS Are Showing Why Community Investment is Critical to Advancing Racial Equity

By leveraging supplier spend with diverse and local businesses and funding local education programs, companies are proving how community investment drives racial equity.

August 17, 2021  |  JUST Capital

SURVEY ANALYSIS: Two Years Later, Do Americans Believe Companies Are Living Up to the Business Roundtable’s Redefined Purpose of a Corporation?

Since the Business Roundtable redefined the Purpose of a Corporation two years ago, how do Americans think companies are measuring up to this new stakeholder-focused purpose?

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.

July 1, 2021  |  JUST Capital

Explore the 2021 CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity

A robust guide for C-suite leaders as they approach racial equity work and tackle systemic racism across three key domains of corporate influence.

June 30, 2021  |  JUST Capital

A Growing Number of Companies Are Recognizing the Benefits of Racially Diverse Boards

With enhanced diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, along with pressure from shareholders and advocates, more of America’s largest companies are building diverse boards.

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