The Lab in 2-minutes: What’s driving the discussion in 2024?

Our Living Wage & Income Lab saw a lot of action in 2023. In 3 live sessions, hosted in Rotterdam and Utrecht, we covered topics ranging from the responsibility of retailers to transparent communication about living wage and income efforts. Over 100 participants joined in the lively discussions, that were led by a team of […]

Bringing the Lab to Chocoa 2024

Together with Tony’s Chocolonely, Tradin Organic and Vgan, the Lab is heading to Chocoa. As one of the side sessions during this year’s event, the Living Wage & Income Lab zooms into the chocolate industry in an open to all participants of Amsterdam Chocolate Week. Join us to learn from companies navigating new regulations while […]

Backing up your living wage and income project with quality data 

Backing up your living wage and income project with quality data  The Living Wage & Income Lab’s final session of 2023 was a compilation of valuable lessons, tools, and resources to take home. From ISEAL’s recently published document, ‘Making Credible Living Wage Claims: A Framework to Guide Practice Claims,’ to practical insights shared by the […]

Join us in December: Elevate your living wage project with quality data

Mark your calendar for the final Living Wage & Income Lab session of 2023! On December 11th, we’re back at the Social Impact Factory, in Utrecht, to look at social sustainability through the lens of data. For that, we’ll draw on the expertise of the WageIndicator and FNV Mondiaal, and see first-hand ISEAL‘s work on […]

A path to living income products in supermarkets: Superunie, Colruyt and Impact Institute

Living wage and income lab October 2023 - Fairfood, Colruyt, Superunie and Impact Institute.

On World Food Day, participants of the Living Wage & Income Lab looked at retailer strategies to reach living wages and incomes for farmers and workers. In lively discussions, and with insights from Superunie, Colruyt and Impact Institute, we delved into commitments, coalitions and important learnings.  You’ve asked, and we listened. In past Living Wage & Income Lab sessions, we explored topics […]

DISCO, B Lab and Trabocca on joint efforts to improve farmers’ incomes

After a sequence of virtual events – the last one hybrid – the Living Wage & Income Lab returned to an in-person setting. The session had speakers from the Dutch Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (DISCO), B Lab and Trabocca reflecting on the importance of partnerships to drive change in the food sector. More importantly: how can […]