Following two years of AGM questions from AGM Army member Ian Hunter and investor letters to the company, the software and electronics company has now accredited as a Living Wage employer!
The insurance company Aviva was an early adopter of the Living Wage following AGM questions from the AGM Army. They now use their power as an investor to promote it as well.
Another early adopter of the Living Wage, Barclays became fully accredited after an AGM question. They are a vocal supporter of the business benefits of the Living Wage.
Following letters from a group of institutional investors to the CEO of BG Group, they have now become an accredited Living Wage employer.
Letters from institutional investors sparked BHP Billiton to join the ranks of accredited Living Wage employers.
After an AGM question, Burberry began working towards the Living Wage and became fully accredited in 2015.
Following AGM questions, correspondence and investor letters, Centrica is now Living Wage accredited.
After investor letters, Experian has become fully Living Wage accredited.
GSK is Living Wage accredited, following a series of AGM questions, investor letters and investor meetings.
HSBC faced one of the first Living Wage AGM questions by cleaner Abdul Durrant back in 2003. After following questions about their full implementation, they are now fully accredited.
AGM Army member Barbara Wilson attended the AGM of ITV to ask them to adopt the Living Wage. They subsequently undertook a review and made sure they were Living Wage compliant and accredited shortly before their AGM in 2014. We went along to say thank you!
Legal and General
Following several AGM questions, Legal and General are now fully Living Wage accredited!
Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds Banking Group are now accredited after several years of AGM questions and concentrated conversations with investors.
National Grid became an accredited Living Wage employer following AGM questions, including from ShareAction’s member organisation Unison, and investor letters and discussions with the company.
Following AGM questions by AGM Army member and former Pearson employee Mike Duggan, Pearson became an accredited Living Wage employer.
RELX is Living Wage accredited after an AGM question and investor letters.
Royal Bank of Scotland
RBS has become Living Wage accredited following investor engagement and AGM questions.
RSA Insurance Group
RSA are now an accredited Living Wage employer, following a question at their 2016 AGM.
Following a series of AGM questions by steadfast AGM Army member Barry Stead, Sage have become fully Living Wage accredited.
SSE also accredited after AGM questions, and now is one of the most vocal supporters of the Living Wage. They also encourage investors to look at other important matters relating to how a company treats its workers.
After discussions at their AGM and letters from investors, Schroders is an accredited Living Wage employer. They also engage with companies in their portfolio about the Living Wage.
Smith and Nephew
After an AGM question by Cllr Andy Hull representing the London Borough of Islington Pension Fund, Smith and Nephew have become an accredited Living Wage employer.
Saint James’s Place Wealth Management
After receiving letters from investors, Saint James’s Place Wealth Management became an accredited Living Wage employer.
Following an investor letter and subsequent dialogue, Standard Chartered is an accredited Living Wage employer.
Unilever is Living Wage accredited, following a series of AGM questions.