Vevey/Schaffhausen, 27 June 2022 – The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that IWC Schaffhausen has obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification, a symbol of excellence in terms of equal pay. After successfully passing the statistical analysis of its salaries in all its main hubs, IWC Schaffhausen underwent an internal audit entrusted to PwC proving that it applied equal pay for women and men.
The EQUAL-SALARY certification is valid for 3 years, during which, the company undergoes two monitoring audits. After 3 years, the organization needs to renew the certification process with a new salary analysis and a full on-site audit.
« Congratulations to IWC Schaffhausen on getting EQUAL-SALARY certified. Such commitment to equal pay and equal opportunity is a pledge for gender equality in the workplace. With the EQUAL-SALARY certification, IWC leads by example by bringing even more trust and transparency to Swiss-made fine watchmaking », commented Lisa Rubli, co-CEO of the EQUAL-SALARY Foundation.
« At IWC we stand for an inclusive work environment providing equal opportunities for all our people. Equal work deserves equal pay. Achieving the EQUAL-SALARY Certification as one of our strategic corporate goals shows us that our efforts have been successful. It underlines our honest and open communication flow. We listen and value our people’s feedback. So, we are proud that thanks to the contribution of all of our colleagues, we have taken a further step in the direction of a fair and transparent workplace culture », added Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC Schaffhausen.