Global position on living wages in the tea industry
Our paper outlines our global position on living wages in the tea industry, outlining the challenges and our approach to driving change.
Many workers throughout the tea supply chain experience extreme poverty and do not earn enough to meet their basic needs, nor those of their families.
There are many complex factors that contribute to this, including the low price of tea, rising production costs, and business practices.
This paper outlines the Ethical Tea Partnership's position on living wages in the tea industry.
It describes some of the challenges faced when trying to achieve living wages in tea, and summarises our approach to driving progress in this area.