Vevey, March 7, 2021 – The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that British American Tobacco Switzerland SA (BAT) has obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification, symbol of excellence in terms of equal pay, for all its employees in Switzerland spread over 2 sites in Lausanne and Boncourt. After successfully passing the statistical analysis of its salaries, BAT underwent an internal audit entrusted to PwC proving that it applied equal pay for women and men.
“At the dawn of International Women’s Day, it is a great satisfaction to be able to announce a new EQUAL-SALARY certification. Every company has a role to play in advancing equality between women and men. I welcome BAT among our certified companies.” comments Véronique Goy Veenhuys, Founder of EQUAL-SALARY.
“We at BAT Switzerland are proud to receive the EQUAL-SALARY certification. Besides offering proof that BAT Switzerland pays its employees fairly irrespective of their gender, it also shows our commitment to diversity and inclusion in our organization and generally in BAT through strong policies and the application there of” said Mads Larsen, Country Manager.