Vevey / Geneva February 17 2023 – The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that PricewaterhouseCoopers AG Switzerland has obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification for the second time, a symbol of excellence in terms of equal pay, for all employees of PwC in Switzerland. After successfully passing the statistical analysis of its salaries, PwC Switzerland underwent an internal audit entrusted to Mazars 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 happy to announce that PwC is renewing its commitment to the values of equal pay by getting EQUAL-SALARY re-certified. Through this action, PwC applies the principles of continuous improvement and self-scrutiny. This achievement contributes to a new normaĺ for inclusion, equality and diversity and is setting an example for large financial audit and consulting firms worldwide”, commented Lisa Rubli co-CEO of the EQUAL-SALARY Foundation.
“The EQUAL-SALARY re-certification is an important building block in our I&D strategy and I’m very proud of our achievements to build an inclusive and diverse environment at PwC”, added Andreas Staubli, CEO and Territory Senior Partner of PwC Switzerland.