Vevey / La Chaux de Fond, July 3 2023 – The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that Manufactures Cartier Horlogerie has obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification, a symbol of excellence in terms of equal pay, for all employees of Manufactures Cartier Horlogerie in the Switzerland. After successfully passing the statistical analysis of its salaries, Manufactures Cartier Horlogerie underwent an internal audit entrusted to PwC proving that it applied equal pay and equal opportunity for women and men.
The EQUAL-SALARY certification is valid for 3 years, during which, the company undergoes two monitoring audits. After 3 years, if the organization wants to keep its label, it needs to renew the certification process with a new salary analysis and a full on-site audit.
“Having worked in the watchmaking industry for several years in Switzerland, this certification is one-of-a-kind. At the time, I would have been proud to work for an EQUAL-SALARY-certified company, because beyond figures, this certification creates a climate of trust for employees. This certification also rewards management’s commitment and transparency towards its employees, and we are proud to welcome Manufactures Cartier Horlogerie among our certified companies!” commented Noémie Storbeck co-CEO of the EQUAL-SALARY Foundation.
“Today’s world needs action, transparency, and tangible results; proof that intention and effort are bearing fruit and that their impact is measurable. At Cartier, we strive to offer a working environment where everyone finds their place, is integrated, where everyone can develop, be heard and be remunerated fairly and equitably. EQUAL-SALARY audits the facts and analyzes the data, to certify that these principles and commitments are respected. We are pleased and proud to receive this first certification for our company, and look forward to extending it worldwide”, added Cyrille Vigneron, CEO of Cartier.