A living wage is the minimum income an individual needs to cover the cost of maintaining a safe and decent standard of living. At a minimum, a living wage must be great enough to cover the cost of housing, food, health care, transportation, and other basic necessities. For a single adult in the city of Philadelphia, it is estimated that the living wage is about $11.50 per hour.
- Restoring the Rainforest: Guayakí Brews Environmental and Social ChangeThe business of sustainability – meeting the needs of the present without compromising resources for future generations -- is growing among companies with a social conscience. Guayakí, which makes and sells Yerba Mate beverages, is an example of a company that has built its entire business model on practices that drive environmental and social change. Its main goal: to get you, as the consumer, to support sustainability with your dollars.