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Today, over a billion working people worldwide –1/3 of all workers – are estimated to earn less than they need to afford a decent standard of living. Ensuring a living wage across your workforce reduces inequalities and builds more resilient supply chains.


Facing tough challenges like Living Wage in the constantly evolving world of sustainability, regulations and stakeholder expectations, sustainability professionals are looking for opportunities to connect with their peers for insights and knowledge sharing. 

Peer Learning Groups at the UN Global Compact create a safe space for companies to share their good practices and challenges on critical sustainability issues with like-minded professionals, while gaining access to industry experts and unique networking opportunities. Through facilitated sessions, curated resources and group discussions, participants learn about the latest best practices on the Living Wage topic in a trusted, regulated environment.

The Learning Experience

The Living Wage Peer Learning Group encompasses 5 online sessions in 2024. Sessions are facilitated by UN Global Compact and bring together participants from different industries and sectors in Switzerland & Liechtenstein.

Leading up to each session, participants receive materials from the UN Global Compact to help them prepare. During the session, participants learn through case studies, breakout sessions, and discussion forms.

Launch date: September 2024

What you can expect

  • Learn from the challenges other companies are facing

  • Share knowledge and ideas that could help overcome those challenges

  • Identify trends on emerging innovations that may be applicable to your company contexts

  • Network with like-minded sustainability professionals

What you will gain

  • Enter a safe space for challenging and courageous conversations, facilitated by thematic experts

  • Build a community, network, and support system of sustainability professionals and industry experts

  • Gain knowledge, insights and inspiration to advance your company’s sustainability journey


  • Be a participant of the UN Global Compact in good standing

  • Able to commit to joining 5 sessions annually

  • Willing to candidly share, learn, and engage with peers

  • Active participation and active listening are key to peer-to-peer learning

Companies of all sizes and levels of advancement are encouraged to apply. Participation is available on a first come, first serve basis. We encourage you to apply early.


Thanks for your registration! We look forward to welcoming you to our Living Wage Peer Learning Group. We will contact you soon with more details.

Living Wage is one of 5 key areas of action that have the power to accelerate progress across all 17 Sustainable Development Goals.


Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

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