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May 20, 2024  |  JUST Capital

The Corporate Guide to Human Capital Disclosure & Leading Practice

Providing a framework for how corporate leaders can improve both transparency and performance on the worker issues that matter most to Americans.

April 4, 2024  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q1 2024

As of March 29, 2024, our flagship index – the JUST U.S. Large Cap Diversified Index (JULCD) has out-performed the Russell 1000 (Cap-Weighted) benchmark by 0.35% year-to-date and by 10.7% since its inception.

April 3, 2024  |  JUST Capital

JUST Jobs Scorecard: Human Capital Disclosure Rising, But Still Plenty of Room for Improvement

Without a standard set of foundational job quality metrics or a clear definition of what good looks like, it’s not always apparent how company leaders can demonstrate their employee value proposition or evaluate where they should invest to improve performance. This is why we’ve created the JUST Jobs Scorecard.

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April 3, 2024  |  JUST Capital

What Corporate Leaders Should Know About Our New JUST Jobs Scorecard

Leadership on good jobs isn’t confined to one industry. In fact, there are eight different industries represented among the ten top-performing companies overall.

February 26, 2024  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q4 2023

From January 2018 to December 2023, leading companies have outperformed their lower-ranked peers by 66.6%, with the Workers stakeholder delivering the strongest performance among the five we track in Q4.

February 4, 2024  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital and CNBC Release the 2024 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies and Marquee JUST 100 List

Discover which companies are leading on the issues that matter most to Americans today. In 2024, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) leads the JUST 100 for the first time.

December 7, 2023  |  JUST Capital

How Corporate America Can Work With HBCUs to Boost Economic Mobility and Build Diverse Talent Pipelines

Of the 951 companies we ranked in 2023, 80 disclosed that they financially supported HBCUs. Following the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action, more should join them.

December 4, 2023  |  JUST Capital

ANNUAL SURVEY: In a Year of Strikes, Worker Issues Like Wages and Mobility Top the American Public’s Priorities for Companies

Workers and wages remain the American public’s top priority for companies, with a bump in importance for workforce advancement amid AI and job security fears.

November 13, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s 2023 Americans’ Views on Business Survey: Americans Want More Action From Corporate America as Talk Dwindles Following ESG and ‘Woke Business’ Backlash

Americans don’t think companies are making progress on their commitments to their stakeholders. And, beyond that, they want to see action from America’s largest companies on what matters most – workers.

October 26, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q3 2023

From Jan 2018 to September 2023, leading companies have outperformed their lower-ranked peers by 56.5%, with the Workers stakeholder delivering the strongest performance in Q3.

October 19, 2023  |  JUST Capital

53% of America’s Largest Public Companies Have a Diverse Supplier Policy, But Only 22% Share How Much They Actually Spend With Them

While research shows that disclosing spend with minority-owned suppliers boosts trust and can improve supply chain resiliency, less than a quarter of the Russell 1000 do so.

September 27, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST’s Latest Index Concept Shows Companies That Lead on Worker and Environment Issues Outperformed Peers by Over 20%

Companies that create value for both workers and the environment also generate value for shareholders.

Climate Commitments Tripled But Emissions Work Lagged 2023 JUST Capital

September 20, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Net-Zero Commitments Have Tripled In the Last 3 Years – But Actual Emissions Reductions Are Lagging

Amid activist and investor calls for more data, JUST Capital’s analysis shows how companies and industries are actually addressing the climate crisis.

August 29, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Less Than 5% of America’s Largest Employers Disclose ‘Fair Chance’ Hiring for Formerly Incarcerated Workers

Banks are the leading industry when it comes to fair chance disclosure, with five companies disclosing a policy for hiring formerly incarcerated individuals.

4 Companies Leading on Women Representation Across Workforce, Board, and Suppliers – Citigroup, Accenture, General Mills, and The Hartford

August 9, 2023  |  JUST Capital

4 Companies Leading on Women Representation Across Workforce, Board, and Suppliers – Citigroup, Accenture, General Mills, and The Hartford

JUST Capital’s latest research identified four companies prioritizing women in their workforces, on their boards, and women-owned businesses in their supply chains.

July 26, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q2 2023

From Jan 2018 to June 2023, leading companies have outperformed the laggards by 52.13% as measured by JUST Overall Score, while all five stakeholders we track delivered negative performance in Q2 2023.

June 26, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Happy 5th Birthday, JUST ETF!

The JULCD Index – which powers the JUST ETF – has outperformed the Russell 1000 by 8.78% since inception through May 31, 2023.

June 15, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Transparency on Racial Pay Equity Increased From 15% to 24% in 2023, With Disclosure More Common Among Companies That Disclose Detailed Demographic Data

Despite rising disclosure trends, just 6% disclose both detailed demographic data and race/ethnicity pay ratios, signaling that corporate America still has a long way to go.

June 15, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Goldman Sachs, Intuit, Morgan Stanley, and Bank of America Are the Leading Companies for Working Fathers in 2023

While 41% of companies offer paid parental leave for working dads, they receive, on average, three weeks fewer than mothers.

May 11, 2023  |  JUST Capital

When Companies Act on Employee Experience, Workers and Business Benefit

In a still-tight job market, acting on employee experience is a business imperative. A new Worker Financial Wellness guide shares how companies can prioritize their employees’ feedback to drive workforce investments.

May 3, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Only 3% of America’s Largest Companies Encourage Living Wages for Supply Chain Workers – But These 5 Companies Are Leading on the Issue

Companies like Accenture and Morgan Stanley Capital International are encouraging or requiring their massive supply chains to pay better wages.

April 27, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q1 2023

The JUST Overall Weighted Score has outperformed the Russell 1000 by 50.67% from Jan 2018 to March 2023, though all five stakeholders we track delivered negative performance in Q1 2023, primarily driven by the Financials sector.

April 27, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Only 9% of America’s Largest Companies Provide Parity in Paid Parental Leave of 12+ Weeks for Primary and Secondary Caregivers

A majority of Americans we polled think companies need to offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave to all workers. Just 9% of the largest U.S. companies currently offer parity of 12 weeks or more to both caregivers.

April 5, 2023  |  JUST Capital

Here’s What the Public Thinks of Recent Tech Layoffs – and What They Believe Corporate Leaders Should Consider When Cutting Jobs

JUST Capital polled Americans to learn their views on recent waves of layoffs – including how they impact workers, long-term profits, and the economy overall.

March 16, 2023  |  JUST Capital

JUST Capital Releases 19 Index Concepts that Demonstrate the Benefit of Investing in Stakeholder Value Creation

Concepts feature companies in the top 20% of our Rankings and demonstrate that investors need not sacrifice returns to support companies doing right by all their stakeholders.

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