Enviro-Stewards is an engineering company designed to benefit our Customers, Society and the Environment. Paying our staff, interns, and suppliers more than a living wage is consistent with our founding principles and our Certification as a B corporation.
For more than 110 years, the relief of poverty has been the primary charitable purpose of the YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo. We provide programs and services to support women, youth and children who live on the streets and in homeless shelters. And we help those who are housed but struggle with inadequate income to maintain their housing and to make ends meet. We see poverty every day and we see what is does to the people it affects and to our society. One of the ways that we can fight poverty in our community is to ensure that our own employees are paid a living wage, and to encourage other businesses-charitable and for-profit – tod do the same. And that’s why YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo is a living wage employer.
Executive DirectorYWCA Kitchener Waterloo
Our Community Foundation is proud to be a member of Living Wage Waterloo Region and to invest in the well-being of our staff and community. This initiative connects to the essence of what community foundations are all about; working together to build strong communities now and forever. It is with that in mind that your Community Foundation works each day to connect people to each other and to organizations and programs that make great things happen in Cambridge and North Dumfries. Identifying needs, funding a wide range of programs and helping donors make lasting contributions.
Executive DirectorCambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation
It is important to us that we honour our team members. We believe that our business is not just for making a living but to bring hope and a future to our clients. If we honour our team members on the basis level of being able to provide well for their families, this will spill over into their dedication and commitment to our business and to the people that we are blessed to interact with on a regular basis. Care for our team members so that caring can pour out to our clients and friends.
Co-ownerHeart of the Matter
MCCO is committed to being a living wage employer. As an organization working to reduce poverty, foster sustainable livelihoods and promote justice we are committed to compensating our staff in a fair and equitable manner.
Executive DirectorMennonite Central Committee Ontario
People are not motivated by money. But you have to pay them enough so they are not constantly thinking about it. At House of Friendship we realized that if we really care about the people in our community, we have to treat the people who work for us well. And they can do their jobs well.
We want to provide a high quality of life for our employees and partners. Happy and healthy employees make for a harmonious work environment, which leads to long term employees, joyful days and good business.
Marketing DirectorRees + Stager IncKitchener, Ontario
We want our employees to feel that working at Brick & Co. Restorations can be considered a career, as opposed to just a job until something better comes along.
General manager/PartnerBrick & Co.
KDCHC services are focused on the health and wellbeing of our community. Our mission is to ensure access to a broad range of services for people who have many barriers to accessing what is important to wellbeing such as good health care, including oral health care; a safe place to call home; access to healthy food and: a strong sense of community belonging. Living wage is one concrete way for KDCHC to support the overwhelming evidence that income is a key determinant for health and well being and an investment in our community.
Executive DirectorKitchener Downtown Community Health CentreKitchener, Ontario
United Way KW supports this important initiative because we know that providing a living wage is essential to help move people from poverty to possibility. Participating in the Living Wage Employer Recognition Program demonstrates our commitment to our employees and to poverty reduction.
The 2017 living wage rate in Waterloo region is
Enroll in our Employer Recognition Program today – Online Living Wage Enrolment Form