Vevey / Pilsen January 12 2023 – The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that Plzeňský Prazdroj has obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification, a symbol of excellence in terms of equal pay, for all employees of Plzeňský Prazdroj in in the Czech Republic. After successfully passing the statistical analysis of its salaries, Plzeňský Prazdroj 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, 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.
“The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is proud to certify brewery Plzeňský Prazdroj, making it the second company in the Czech Republic to obtain the EQUAL-SALARY certification. Actions speak louder than words and by opening its doors to our auditors, Plzeňský Prazdroj proved its commitment to equal pay and equal opportunity in the workplace, regardless of gender. We applaud this achievement and hope it inspires other organizations to follow suit” commented Lisa Rubli co-CEO of the EQUAL-SALARY Foundation.
“For Prazdroj and for me personally, supporting equal opportunities for men and women is very important. We strive for women to have the best chances to achieve their career goals and fulfil their ambitions. And equal remuneration should be a natural part of the approach by modern employers to their employees. I am really happy that this prestigious certificate has confirmed that our corporate culture, processes and actual remuneration practices reflect our commitments in the area of diversity and equality”, added Dragos Constantinescu, Managing Director of Plzeňský Prazdroj.