EQUAL-SALARY Partnerships


The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation’s vision is to achieve pay equity and equal opportunity in the workplace. We cannot achieve this vision alone. Partnerships with associations, civil society groups, the business community, foundations and motivated individuals are essential. Collaborating and combining our knowledge and resources can makes a powerful force for progress. Here you will find all the organisation working with EQUAL-SALARY to advance pay equity.


UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Lichtenstein

The UN Global Compact is a voluntary initiative launched by the United Nations to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies. It seeks to promote universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor standards, environmental protection, and anti-corruption efforts.

The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is member of the UNGC and a facilitator for Target Gender Equality Program.

Equal Pay International Coalition - EPIC

The Equal Pay International Coalition – EPIC is a global multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at promoting equal pay between women an men. It brings together governments, employers, workers’ organizations, and other stakeholders to collaborate on closing the gender pay gap and achieving gender equality in the workforce. The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is a member of EPIC.

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Commission européenne

The EQUAL-SALARY certification is recognized as a best practice by the European Commission as part of their study: Tackling Gender Pay Gap, EU Report.

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Equileap is the leading provider of data and insights on gender diversity and equal opportunities in companies. The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is recognised by Equileap as a gender equality auditor.

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Swisstainable is multi-stag sustainability programme for Swiss tourism aimed at tourism service providers created by Switzerland Tourism and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. The EQUAL-SALARY Certification is recognized by Swisstainable as a relevant indicator of sustainable development indicator.

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Swiss Triple Impact

The Swiss Triple Impact is a national programme that enables Swiss companies to measure their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and improve their sustainability performance in 3 steps. It allows companies to target their most important SDGs, set up a concrete action plan and improve their social and environmental impact. The EQUAL-SALARY Certification is recognized by STI as a relevant indicator of sustainable development indicator.

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alliance F

alliance F is a non-governmental organization based in Switzerland that works to advance gender equality and women’s rights. It focuses on advocacy, education, and awareness-raising activities to promote gender-sensitive policies and practices in Switzerland and globally.

The EQUAL-SALARY Certification is recognised by Alliance F as part of their Check your Salary initiative.

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World-leading auditing firm PwC is the EQUAL-SALARY Foundation preferred partner for performing EQUAL-SALARY audits. With in-depth PwC lends serious credibility not only to EQUAL-SALARY but to the equal pay movement as a whole.

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Mazars is an EQUAL-SALARY entrusted auditor and international leading accounting and consulting firm present in over 90 countries.

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SGS is an EQUAL-SALARY entrusted auditor and international leading accounting and consulting firm and the EQUAL-SALARY Foundation historical partner.

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CORESO is a Collaborative Research Solution based in Switzerland and an EQUAL-SALARY Foundation partner analysing salary data of companies aiming for the certification.

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Bureau fédéral suisse pour l'égalité entre les femmes et les hommes

The Swiss Federal Office for Gender Equality (BFEG) promotes equality between men and women in all areas of life, including law, professional life, family, education, politics and society. The BFEG supported the creation of the EQUAL-SALARY Foundation.

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University of Geneva

The EQUAL-SALARY Certification has been developed in close collaboration with Prof. Yves Flückiger from the University of Geneva (UNIGE). Together with the Institute for Applied Research in Economics and Management (Ireg) and the HES-SO Geneva, the UNIGE has contributed to the constitute the methodology of the EQUAL-SALARY certification.

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