ethy Sustainability Standards
The brand pays the Living Wage to all directly employed staff, ensuring a decent standard of living in the UK and in London. Real Living Wage is independently-calculated annually by the Resolution Foundation and overseen by the Living Wage Commission.
- The brand pays the Living Wage to all directly employed staff.
- The brand also pays Living Wage to regularly contracted staff. This is staff who work two or more hours a week, for eight or more consecutive weeks a year. The Living Wage does not apply to contractors that supply your organisation with products e.g. stationery suppliers.
- The real Living Wage rates are currently £10.90 across the UK and £11.95 in London for ages 18 and over. Exclude volunteers and apprentices. Real Living Wage is independently-calculated annually by the Resolution Foundation and overseen by the Living Wage Commission, based on the best available evidence on living standards in the UK and in London. The new Living Wage rates were announced on Thursday 22nd September 2022. Employers should implement the rise as soon as possible but by the latest 14th May 2023.
For more information on Living Wage requirements, please see here.
Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. Through achieving this ethy ecolabel, brands also demonstrate contribution towards the following goals.
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