Years ago when we were launching JUST, I remember the CEO of a large bank told me in no uncertain terms that there was “no chance” companies would ever be transparent about wages. Has that changed?
While Americans want companies to prioritize a living wage and pay transparency, only a handful publicly announce minimum wage increases resulting in real wage gains for their workers.
As painful as they can be, layoffs don’t have to be unjust. Here’s how:
I’ve spent much of the week talking to business leaders about what Tuesday’s election results could mean for corporate stakeholder leadership. The answer – like the outcome of a few key races – is not yet clear.
Despite an uptick in positive impressions of just business behavior during the pandemic, Americans are now less likely to think companies are following through.
With eyes on corporate climate commitments during COP27, we teamed up with Harvard Business School to look at the savings or cost carbon pricing would bring companies.
As COP27 begins and fossil fuel companies take in massive profits, we took a look at how the top performing energy companies in our Rankings compare to the lowest performing.
In JUST Capital’s Quarterly Review of Stakeholder Performance – Q3 2022, we found that companies with strong Workers scores outperformed peers in a challenging environment.
Engaging and empowering the next generation of business leaders is critical to our mission and, through our JUSTGen initiative, an increasingly exciting part of our strategy.
A new report from the Conference Board and The Business Council found that 98% of CEOs surveyed are preparing for a U.S. recession within the next 12-18 months. But it may not necessarily mean mass redundancies and unemployment.
Our Chief Strategy Officer Alison Omens lays out a framework companies can use to invest in workers right now, shares what some of the largest U.S. employers we’ve spoken to think of it, and how we’re helping them take action.
Our cofounder and chairman Paul Tudor Jones spoke with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin on what ESG critics are getting wrong, pointing to JUST data.
We spoke to investor and AOL cofounder Steve Case on why people, both in workforces and communities, are key to corporate success.
Investor and AOL cofounder Steve Case explains why he’s dedicated the last eight years to his “Rise of the Rest” initiative, which develops startup ecosystems across the United States, and how it aligns with many of JUST’s big picture goals.
In the first of our JUST Jobs Explained series, we break down how to calculate a living wage, how its components are dependent on location and family size, and why businesses can improve their operations with this information.
In the face of economic uncertainty, we gathered corporate and nonprofit leaders to discuss why now’s the time to invest in workers and create JUST Jobs.
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.
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.
During Climate Week, we took a look at the state of climate commitments across corporate America.
Even in challenging economic headwinds, companies performing well in JUST’s Rankings are demonstrating that following through on values does not mean sacrificing returns.
Our latest analysis finds an increase in the number of climate commitments from Russell 1000 companies alongside a dichotomy between emissions and ambition levels within industries.
Across every demographic group we surveyed, whether political affiliation, race, gender, age, or income group, Americans are united in wanting companies to prioritize workers and pay a fair, living wage.
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.
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.
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.
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