EDGE Global Gender Equality Certification endorses Pacific Advisors’ approach for measuring, tracking, and closing the corporate gender gap and creating an optimal work environment
Distinguished by its rigor and business impact, EDGE certification is the premier standard and global assessment methodology for evaluating corporate commitment to gender equality. Factors evaluated in the review include recruitment and promotion, company policy, leadership development opportunities, mentoring, flexibility and company culture.
“EDGE Certification is a significant milestone for
Pacific Advisors’ focus on achieving gender balance and equality reaches throughout all of the company’s efforts. At the end of 2015, women made up over 36% of the agency workforce and held 47% of all management positions. In October, the agency hosted a career event highlighting the success of strong women in the local community and encouraging local women in attendance to seize opportunities to advance their careers—and their lives—on their own terms.
“As an esteemed financial services firm,
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About EDGE Certification
EDGE is the leading global assessment methodology and business certification standard for gender equality. EDGE Certification has been designed to help organizations not only create an optimal workplace for women and men, but also benefit from it.
EDGE stands for Economic Dividends for Gender Equality and is distinguished by its rigor and focus on business impact. The methodology uses a business, rather than theoretical approach that incorporates benchmarking, metrics and accountability into the process. It assesses policies, practices and numbers across five different areas of analysis: equal pay for equivalent work, recruitment and promotion, leadership development training and mentoring, flexible working and company culture.
EDGE is currently working with more than 150 organizations, in over 40 countries and 22 industries.
The EDGE assessment methodology was developed by the
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