Why Does
Poor Cost More?

IN THE UK AROUND 14 MILLION PEOPLE IN POVERTY PAY EXTRA COSTS FOR MANY GOODS AND SERVICES, SUCH AS ENERGY, LOANS, AND INSURANCE, AS WELL AS FOR BUYING ESSENTIAL ITEMS FOR THEIR HOMES. THIS IS THE POVERTY PREMIUM.

Fair By Design is dedicated to ending the poverty premium. We collaborate with regulators, government, businesses, and the social justice sector, to design out the poverty premium. Our Venture Fund provides capital to grow innovative ventures that are developing products to make markets fairer.

WHAT WE’RE DOING TO END THE POVERTY PREMIUM

HOW WE WORK

We collaborate with regulators, government, businesses, and the social justice sector, to design out the poverty premium.

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THE FUND

Our Venture Fund provides capital to help grow new and scalable ventures to innovate the market. We invest in companies addressing specific aspects of the poverty premium, making markets fairer.

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READ OUR POLICY RESPONSES

Read Fair By Design’s policy publications, for our thoughts on issues raised by regulators and policymakers, and how they link to the poverty premium.

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