Vevey/Geneva, March 8, 2021 – The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that Cartier SA and its affiliates companies have obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification, symbol of excellence in terms of equal pay, for all its employees in Switzerland. After successfully passing the statistical analysis of its salaries, Cartier underwent an internal audit entrusted to PwC proving that it applied equal pay for women and men.
“On this International Women’s Day, it is a deep satisfaction to be able to announce the EQUAL-SALARY certification of Cartier in Switzerland. Cartier now contributes to the edifice of equality between women and men and sets itself as an example in the world of luxury jewelry and watchmaking.” comments Véronique Goy Veenhuys, Founder of EQUAL-SALARY.
“The EQUAL-SALARY Certification is an important milestone for a global organisation like ours. Today’s times require transparency and evidences. Evidences that the intention and efforts come to measurable impacts and results. At Cartier we strive to provide working environment where each individual is welcome, included, can develop, is heard, and is compensated in fair and equitable manner. EQUAL-SALARY Certification analyses facts and data, and certifies that these principles and commitments are met in real life. We are pleased and proud to receive this first certification, and look forward to its full deployment worldwide in our Maison” added Cyrille Vigneron, CEO of Cartier.