Societe Generale in Switzerland recognised for its commitment to equal pay

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Societe Generale in Switzerland has obtained the Fair-on-Pay attestation for its policy on gender equality in the workplace. 

A reference in the Swiss market, this attestation is delivered by the consulting firm Comp-On and is based on an in-depth analysis of the bank’s salary policy in Switzerland. It shows that the gender pay gap remains below the tolerance threshold of 5% set by current federal directives.

“The promotion of diversity is one of the priorities of Societe Generale group, which has made strong commitments in this matter. We are determined to be a company where employees feel good as they are, reflecting the diversity of the clients we serve and the society in which we operate. Fostering diversity and inclusion is key to building a company that is both efficient and innovative as well as responsible and open to the world. The recognition by Comp-On of our fair pay policy in Switzerland is a strong indicator of this commitment.” Anne Marion-Bouchacourt, Country Head of Societe Generale in Switzerland, comments. 

Established in Switzerland since 1897, Societe Generale has developed a vast range of integrated services and tailored solutions in corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management, securities services, global transaction & payment services, equipment financing (Societe Generale Equipment Finance) and vehicle fleet management (ALD Automotive).

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Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth. Committed to the positive transformations of the world’s societies and economies, Societe Generale and its teams seek to build, day after day, together with its clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions.

Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 133,000 members of staff in 61 countries and supports on a daily basis 30 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world by offering a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions. The Group is built on three complementary core businesses:

  • French Retail Banking which encompasses the Societe Generale, Crédit du Nord and Boursorama brands. Each offers a full range of financial services with omnichannel products at the cutting edge of digital innovation;
  • International Retail Banking, Insurance and Financial Services to Corporates, with networks in Africa, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and specialised businesses that are leaders in their markets;
  • Global Banking and Investor Solutions, which offers recognised expertise, key international locations and integrated solutions.

Societe Generale is included in the principal socially responsible investment indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (World, Europe and Eurozone), four of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices, and the MSCI Low Carbon Leaders Index.

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