Vevey, 19 September 2022 – The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that Żabka Polska Sp. Z o.o. has obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification, a symbol of excellence in terms of equal pay. After successfully passing the statistical analysis of its salaries, Żabka Polska Sp. Z o.o. underwent an internal audit entrusted to PwC proving that it applied equal pay amongst 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.
« Żabka Polska is the first Polish food retail company to achieve the EQUAL-SALARY certification. By opening its doors to our auditors, Żabka Polska went beyond words and took a concrete, transparent and innovative step toward equal pay and inclusion. Through good governance, Żabka Polska increases its attractiveness and competitiveness. We are proud of this achievement » commented Noémie Storbeck, co-CEO of the EQUAL-SALARY Foundation.
« In Żabka we have been consistently building an organizational culture based on values for years. Trust in the company is the result of our actions and builds the credibility of processes in which employees participate. The Payroll Policy we have adopted ensures that the remuneration of employees depends solely on their skills, the results achieved, and the impact on the organization. In the teams that make up our organization, we value the ingenuity and fresh look, which is ensured by the diversity of experience and competencies of the people employed. In this way, we can meet the ambitious business challenges we face and effectively build our competitive advantage », added Tomasz Suchański, CEO of Żabka Group.