Barriers to living wages differ among supply chain actors but the common thread to achieving them lies in collaboration. We can only succeed when every partner assumes responsibility and does their part. This new resource under our Roadmap on Living Wages, the Living Wage Action Guide, will support companies to close the living wage gap.

Explore how you can take action with your supply chain partners to close living wage gaps.

Learn and delve into the practical tips on what you can do on your own and where you need to collaborate with others.

Be inspired to take action!

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Living Wage Action Guide

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Understanding Living Wages


Call to Action: Business to Business

During the 2021 Living Wage Summit, together with a group of front-running companies we launched a Call to Action, from Business to Business, to build together a living wage economy. We believe that to secure living wages means investing in the future of business. We urge businesses to join us in our effort.

Join the effort


How to measure progress when addressing living wages?

IDH recommends stakeholders as they move through the Roadmap steps to monitor and publicly report progress against some Key Performance Indicators.

Check the Indicators

Follow the Roadmap

  • Step 1: Identify the Living Wage
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  • Step 2: Measure the Living Wage Gap
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  • Step 3: Verify calculations of Living Wage Gaps
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  • Step 4: Close the Gap
  • Step 5: Share learnings
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