1. It is good to say you pay all your employees fairly regardless of gender and ethnic identity. It is more effective to prove it through an independent third party. As an EQUAL-SALARY employer, you show you took action for equal pay. It is about respect and trust of your employees.
  2. You will improve the performance of your company. Diverse and inclusive organizations are better positioned to compete in a global marketplace, as they can relate to and understand a wide range of customer demographics.
  3. You will be proactively managing risks. The EQUAL-SALARY Gender & Ethnicity Certification gives you a documented report showing you the significant individual discrepancies on pay and opportunity, telling you where you should take actions.
  4. You will go beyond legal obligations and have useful tools to address any incurred risk related to local regulations. You are showing principles of good governance and in the process … it feels good!
  5. Being EQUAL-SALARY certified offers you a competitive advantage for talent acquisition. Talented people will choose you as their employer, rather than your “not-certified” competitor, simple.
  6. Once recruited, you will have arguments to retain those talents.
  7. Equal pay serves as a firm foundation upon which to build a robust an DEI and ESG strategy.
  8. Money talks. If you want to tackle diversity, start with the gender and ethnicity pay gap. Equal Pay for work of equal value is foundational. Once you have reached Equal Pay, you can start building on it and eventually reach gender equality and diversity. The EQUAL-SALARY Gender & Ethnicity Certification not only proves that your company pays its employees fairly, it also drives you to have well implemented HR processes that will lead to continuous improvement.
  9. Your corporate image and your reputation will be enlightened. By becoming EQUAL-SALARY Certified for Gender & Ethnicity, you build trust and accountability. You can communicate about the positive measures that you took. You can enter a community of companies that take Sustainable Development seriously. You can become a member of the UN Global Compact and showcase your action for SDG 5, 8, 10 & 16.
  10. With your EQUAL-SALARY Certification you get to open doors to new markets and customer segments by demonstrating an organization’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.