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USA: Launch of "Just 100 List"

JUST Capital

In November 2016, JUST Capital and Forbes released the inaugural “JUST 100 List,” which "ranks the publicly traded companies in America that perform best on the priorities of the American public."

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30 November 2016

Memo to Corporate America: Pay more. Treat people better.

Author: Thomas Heath, Washington Post

Pay, benefits and how well companies respect their employees are the biggest concerns for most American workers, according to a list of companies released Wednesday by Forbes Media based on research conducted by JUST Capital, a nonprofit chaired by hedge fund mogul Paul Tudor Jones II.

Martin Whittaker, the chief executive of JUST Capital...said.."The number one issue, by far, across all demographic groups is paying a fair wage,” Whittaker said in a telephone interview Wednesday. “That was the number one thing — no matter how much money you made, no matter how you vote, no matter how old you are.”...

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30 November 2016

Press release: Just Capital and Forbes release inaugural "Just 100 List" ranking companies performing best on American public's priorities

Author: Just Capital and Forbes

JUST Capital and Forbes today released the inaugural “JUST 100 List,” which ranks the publicly traded companies in America that perform best on the priorities of the American public. This is the first-ever annual ranking of how America’s top companies perform on the issues Americans care most about.  The rankings are based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on attitudes towards corporate behavior, involving 50,000 Americans over the last 18 months. This year’s list ranks U.S companies against their peers within 32 major industries. In future years, Forbes and JUST Capital will rank companies across industries.

For the complete list and more, visit: forbes.com/just100. The inaugural JUST 100 ranking of America’s most just companies will appear in Forbesmagazine’s December 20 “Impact and Philanthropy” issue...

The 2016 most just companies in America within 32 major industries are (in alphabetical order by industry):

      Aerospace & Defense: Rockwell Collins

      Automobile & Components: Ford Motor

      Banks: SVB Financial

      Capital Goods: Fluor

      Capital Markets: Legg Mason

      Chemicals: Eastman Chemical

      Commercial & Professional Services: Verisk Analytics

      Consumer & Diversified Finance: American Express

      Consumer Durables & Apparel: Whirlpool

      Consumer Services: Marriott International

      Energy Equipment & Services: Oceaneering International

      Food & Staples Retailing: Sysco

      Food, Beverage, & Tobacco: PepsiCo

      Healthcare Equipment & Services: Varian Medical Systems

      Healthcare Providers & Services: Humana

      Household & Personal Products: Colgate-Palmolive

      Insurance: XL Group

      Internet Software & Services: Alphabet

      Information Technology Services: Accenture

      Machinery: Cummins

      Materials: Freeport-McMoRan

      Media: Discovery Communications

      Oil, Gas, & Consumable Fuels: Pioneer Natural Resources

      Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences: Amgen

      Real Estate: Jones Lang LaSalle

      Retailing: CarMax

      Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment: NVIDIA

      Software: Microsoft

      Technology Hardware & Equipment: F5 Networks

      Telecommunications: AT&T

      Transportation: Southwest Airlines

      Utilities: Exelon

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