Living wages in practice: EOSTA in Kenya
Eosta and IDH conducted a living wage research pilot looking into the organic avocado supply chain from Kenya.
Living wages from a corporate perspective
The aim of this research is to explore living wages from a corporate perspective. This living wage pilot is an exploratory research into the practical application of living wages in the supply chain of Eosta. By conducting an actual living wage research with a corporate supplier, Eosta and partners learn more about available methods, best practices and possibilities for incorporating living wages in the corporate supply chain.
- Based on existing living wage benchmarks assess the current wage gaps of organic avocado farmers and other workers in Kenya
- Use results to facilitate and stimulate dialogue with concerned stakeholders
- Collect best practices for living wage research in a corporate context
- Develop a quick and easy methodology for assessing current wages