Anker Research Institute at HDI Living Wage Summit

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HDI SUMMIT ON LIVING WAGES

sevene December 2022 – Brussels

Living wage as a right: Salient concerns in its implementation

Nov. 21, 2022 /CSRwire/ — The Anker Research Institute is pleased to announce its participation in the IDH Living Wage Summit in Brussels on the 7e of December and is looking forward to inviting everyone to join its session “A Living Wage as a Right”. Business and labor representatives, along with officials from the standards organization Fair Labor Association and a senior researcher from the Anker Research Institute, will examine some of the key concerns that promote and hinder the payment of living wages, and how viable strategies could be constructed for the achievement of the stated goal of soon realizing the payment of decent wages.

Speakers will include: Azfar Khan, Principal Investigator at Anker Research Institute. Olav Boenders, Managing Director of Wagagai Farms, Uganda. Maurice van Beers, Strategic Policy Advisor / Latin America Regional Coordinator at CNV International and Tiffany Rogers, Director of Fair Compensation and Membership Engagement at the Fair Labor Association (FLA).

To register for this event, go to HDI Living Wage Summit 2022.

About Anker Research Institute

The Anker Research Institute engages in and disseminates the highest quality research, analysis, and education related to Living Wage and Living Income. He is best known for his robust Anker methodology used in the comprehensive Anker Benchmark to measure living wages and living incomes around the world. They continually strive to increase the number of countries and locations for which comprehensive Anker Benchmark Studies, Anker Benchmarks and/or Anker Subnational Estimates are available and update all published estimates annually. Anker’s methodology is recognized as the “gold standard” by many leading organizations including Fairtrade International, Rainforest Alliance, Social Accountability International, ISEAL, Living Income Community of Practice, Tiffany and Co., Patagonia and many more. others.

For more information about the Anker Research Institute and the Anker methodology, please visit Anker Research Institute.

Anker Research Institute is a founding member of the Global Living Wage Coalition. For more information about GLWC and the Action Network, please visit GLWC or contact glwc@globallivingwage.org.

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