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Goody Clancy Becomes First JUST Organization in the City of Boston


Goody Clancy Becomes First JUST Organization in the City of Boston

Firm recognized for its commitment to social equity, transparency, and employee engagement

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BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Architecture, planning, and preservation firm Goody Clancy ( is now Boston's first JUST organization. JUST is a voluntary disclosure and transparency platform created by the International Living Future Institute ( to measure social justice and equity in the workplace. JUST requires that participants like Goody Clancy disclose a range of organization- and employee-related metrics—data which is then publicly shared.

  • JUST social justice and equity indicators include:
  • Diversity (non-discrimination, and gender and ethnic diversity)
  • Equity (pay scale equity, gender pay equity, living wage, family-friendly policies)
  • Safety (occupational safety, hazardous chemicals)
  • Worker Benefit (happiness, benefit programs, continuing education)
  • Local Benefit (local control, local sourcing)
  • Stewardship (responsible investing, volunteering, charitable giving, transparency)

"Goody Clancy has a longstanding commitment to the principles of social justice and equity, both within our firm and through the work we do with our clients and their communities," says David Spillane, Goody Clancy President. "But becoming a JUST organization has added new rigor to our policies, required us to adopt clear metrics to measure our success, and allowed us to identify areas where we can and should do more. In sharing our commitments publicly, we're establishing a baseline on which we can build."

Goody Clancy's JUST label, or scorecard, can be found here, along with the labels for all other JUST organizations worldwide:

About Goody Clancy
Goody Clancy is an award-winning Boston-based architecture, planning, and preservation firm serving educational, governmental, and private sector clients and communities nationwide. We combine creative passion and a spirit of exploration with deep expertise and a rich appreciation of context. Our focus on each client's defining purpose leads to work that is visually distinctive and socially innovative—and client relationships that have extended over decades.

About the International Living Future Institute
The International Living Future Institute is an environmental NGO committed to catalyzing the transformation toward communities that are socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative. ILFI is premised on the belief that providing a compelling vision for the future is a fundamental requirement for reconciling humanity's relationship with the natural world. ILFI operates the Living Building Challenge, the built environment's most advanced performance standard, and Declare, an ingredients label for building materials. It houses the Cascadia Green Building Council and Ecotone Publishing.

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