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Most Americans support CEOs speaking out on inequality, racism, and diversity, new survey shows

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman has become an outspoken advocate for leaders paying their workers fair wages.Evan Agostini/AP 63% of Americans believe CEOs "have a responsibility to take a stand" on societal issues. That's according to a recent poll conducted by the nonprofit research firm JUST Capital. The survey found Americans support CEOs speaking out on climate change and income inequality.  Since the summer of 2020, there's been debate in the business and political community over ...
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How Microsoft is using AI to make the planet greener — and what other companies can learn from its environmental game plan

Just Capital released a ranking last year of the best companies for the environment, or those with the most robust sustainability practices. Microsoft's unique climate practices earned it the top spot in the 2019 ranking of the most environmentally friendly companies. Among its practices, the tech giant has given out 230 grants to fund the use of artificial intelligence to address climate change. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Sign up here to receive updates on all things Innovation In...
Tags: Microsoft, Virginia, India, US, Trends, Intel, Paul Tudor Jones, Innovation Inc, JUST Capital

How fintech Uncapped is disrupting venture capital by lending to fellow startups at a flat 6% fee

London-based fintech startup Uncapped offers capital to other startup businesses, but without taking an equity share. Unlike most traditional debt, the financing is iterated quickly into a company's finances and accounting platforms and payments are made in accordance with revenue.  "Founders need to find the right capital solution," cofounder and CEO Asher Ismail told Business Insider. "Founders are conscious of a growth at all costs model, especially when you look at the high cost of capital...
Tags: London, Microsoft, Trends, Canada, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Skype, Ismail, Clearbanc, Asher Ismail, Reshma Sohoni, JUST Capital, Uncapped, Business Insider Founders

Here's what Just Capital's CEO presented at IGNITION 2018 about investing in companies 'for good'

Just Capital CEO Martin Whittaker gave a presentation on investing in "good" companies at Business Insider's IGNITION 2018 conference on Tuesday. Whittaker shared ways that investors could put their money into companies that are "ethical, honest, and fair" using Just Capital's rankings. The presentation, titled "The Business Case for Being JUST," can be seen in full below. This article is part of Business Insider's series on   Better Capitalism. There's investing in a company to get a profit,...
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Picking Newark for HQ2 could be the reputation boost Amazon needs, nonprofit says (AMZN)

Amazon's announcement of the choice for its second headquarters, HQ2, is imminent, and at least one organization says it would be wise to choose Newark, New Jersey.  According to a recent report by JUST Capital, a nonprofit organization that ranks companies on issues like job creation, community support, and environmental pollution, Amazon should make a socially conscious choice for its second headquarters if it wants to improve its reputation.  Given that Amazon has promised to bring as ma...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, US, Trends, Newark, Jeff Bezos, Newark New Jersey, AMZN, JUST Capital, Newark Amazon, Newark New Jersey According

DealBook: New Goldman Sachs Fund Will Track Paul Tudor Jones’s Feel-Good Companies

An exchange-traded fund will focus on firms that, according to a complex formula, score best in areas like worker treatment, pay and environmental responsibility.
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