Business Strategy

Fashion: The Business Case for Living Wages

A groundbreaking report by Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Business Fights Poverty demonstrates how living wages can offer a host of benefits to businesses. We take a look.

Few could argue against the moral case, but we are still a long way from businesses embracing living wages. This lack of inaction is, in part, due to fears that paying living wages could damage the bottom line. 

Published jointly by Business Fights Poverty, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Shift, with support from Unilever, a new report titled The Case For Living Wages draws from existing literature, over thirty interviews and three group discussions with lea…

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Melanie Plank

Director of Content & Research at Common Objective