Since 1 March 2020, French companies with over 50 employees have been required to publish an index highlighting the efforts they are making in terms of wage equality between men and women.
This index is calculated using four criteria for businesses with fewer than 250 employees in the 2021 calendar year.
This obligation comes as part of France’s Professional Future law of 5 September 2018, which ultimately aims to eliminate the gender pay gap.
Score Gender Equality Index 2021
Although this score is higher than the minimum of 75 points set by the French government, we are determined to improve it by focusing our actions on reducing the gender pay gap and increasing women’s access to the highest positions of responsibility within our company. To this end, SOMEI has already begun reflecting on means to implement corrective actions based on four goals: