Publications


Living Wage Report: Non-Metropolitan Urban Ethiopia
This report estimates a living wage for workers in the horticulture sector in non-metropolitan urban Ethiopia.


Infographic

April 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Urban and Rural Pakistan
This report estimates a living wage for workers in urban and rural Pakistan. It focuses on the sports ball manufacturing industry.

Executive Summary
Infographic – 
Urban
Infographic – 
Rural

March 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wages Around the World: Manual for Measurement
This manual describes a new methodology to measure a decent but basic standard of living in different countries, and how much workers need to earn to afford this. The manual makes it possible for researchers to estimate comparable living wages around the world and determine gaps between living wages and prevailing wages, even in countries with limited secondary data.

February 2017 | Richard Anker and Martha Anker


Living Wage Report: Rural Mount Kenya Area
This report estimates a living wage for workers in the rural Mount Kenya Area. It focuses on areas with a concentration of fresh-cut flower farms.

Infographic (pdf)

February 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Bhahodi, Uttar Pradesh in India
This report estimates a living wage for workers in the rural areas of Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. The report focuses on areas inhabited by workers of the carpet weaving industry.

Infographic (pdf)

October 2016 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Dhaka and Satellite Cities in Bangladesh
This report estimates living wages for areas of Dhaka and its satellite cities with large concentrations of garment factories.

Infographic (pdf) 

September 2016 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Rural Brazil
This report estimates living wages for the Minas Gerais State of Brazil with a focus on coffee production. Minas Gerais is the most important coffee-growing area in Brazil, which is the most important coffee-producing country in the world

Infographic (pdf)
Report in Portuguese (pdf)

June 2016 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Environmental and Social Management System Implementation Handbook
This Handbook is intended to be a practical guide to help companies develop and implement an environmental and social management system, which should help to improve overall operations
.

March 2015 | Social Accountability International, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group


Living Wage Report: Kenya with Focus on Fresh Flower Farm Area Near Lake Naivasha
This report estimates a living wage for Kenya with a focus on a fresh-cut flower farm area near Lake Naivasha.

Executive Summary (pdf)

March 2014 | Fairtrade International, Sustainable Agriculture Network/Rainforest Alliance, UTZ Certified


Living Wage Report: Rural Malawi
This report estimates a living wage for rural Malawi with a focus on the tea-growing region in Southern Malawi.

Executive Summary (pdf)

January 2014 | Fairtrade International, Sustainable Agriculture Network/Rainforest Alliance, UTZ Certified


Living Wage Report: Rural Dominican Republic
This report estimates a living wage for rural Dominican Republic with a focus on the banana-growing region in the Northern part of the country.

Executive Summary (pdf)
Report in Spanish (pdf)
Executive Summary in Spanish (pdf)

October 2013 | 
Social Accountability International, Fairtrade International


Living Wage Report: Rural South Africa
This report estimates a living wage for the wine grape-growing area of the Western Cape Province in South Africa.


May 2013 | Fairtrade International


Project Cultivar: Final Report
The report chronicles Project Cultivar's impact in advancing labor rights in the agricultural sector.



September 2011 | Social Accountability International


United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights:
A Six-Step Approach to Supply Chain Implementation

This handbook helps businesses develop and implement management systems to operationalize the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. It includes a step-by-step guide with sample documents, and advice on how companies can scale the system to their own size and level of risk.

July 2012 | Social Accountability International, ICCO


Measure & Improve Your Labor Standards Performance:
Handbook and Toolkit

The handbook and toolkit provides an understanding of the fundamental management systems and internal staff capabilities required for improving labor standards performance, both within a company and in its supply chain. It provides a step-by-step guide to assist company management to develop and improve their company's management systems.

June 2010 | Social Accountability International, International Finance Corporation


From Principles to Practice:
The Role of SA8000 in Implementing the UN Global Compact

This publication features six case studies of companies that use the SA8000® Standard as a tool to meet their United Nations Global Compact commitments. The case studies illustrate the usefulness of voluntary standards in advancing all aspects of good corporate citizenship in a variety of business ventures and environments. They also provide a strong case for the business benefits of responsible conduct.

June 2010 | Social Accountability International, Center for International Private Enterprise, United Nations Global Compact


Checked Out: Are European Supermarkets Living Up to Their Responsibilities for Labour Conditions in the Developing World?

This report assesses socially responsible procurement policies and initiatives of leading supermarkets.

March 2010 | Consumers International


From Words to Action: A Business Case for Implementing Workplace Standards
The case studies in this publication profile companies in China, Turkey, and India, illustrating examples of good corporate citizenship.

February 2009 | Social Accountability International, Center for International Private Enterprise


SAI Tenth Anniversary Report
SAI's Tenth Anniversary Report highlights successes and lessons learned during SAI's first decade of promoting decent work.

2008 | Social Accountability International