The Top Employer certification program is designed to recognize the best employers around the world. Having been certified in Europe for seven years, the Middle East and Africa for three, and for the second time in North and Latin America, we're now delighted to be awarded as Global Top Employer for the third time in a row. We were also certified for the second time in Asia with our Indonesian affiliate.
The award involves rigorous assessment of our HR practices - from the way we recruit to the development opportunities that we offer our people. We are a Global Top Employer precisely because we strive to create a challenging and rewarding environment, where our people can #Unlimit themselves and develop their skills across teams, business areas and geographies.
Our affiliates were also recognized as leading employers in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Latin America and Asia: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, the United Kingdom, Ukraine and the USA.
EQUAL-SALARY is an organization that operates in collaboration with the Geneva University Employment Observatory, an institution specialized in labor-market issues. It provides certification of equal compensation for women and men. PMI is proud to be the first multinational in Switzerland to have been awarded equal-salary status in 2015. A year later, our Japanese affiliate also received this certification. We're advancing toward the goal of becoming the first international company to achieve Global EQUAL-SALARY Certification in 2019.
Kununu is the original employer review platform committed to providing the transparency in the workplace everyone deserves. Only six percent of companies assessed on Kununu External reference qualify for their Top Company seal. We are one of them. Kununu's Open Company award is even more exclusive, with only one percent awarded the honor. We're proud to say we've achieved that, too.
CDP is a leading international NGO that assesses the work of thousands of companies worldwide in the area of sustainability. PMI was recently awarded the coveted A-List status for the fifth year in a row. We also achieved CDP Supplier Engagement Leadership recently for our actions and strategies to reduce emissions and lower climate-related risks in our supply chain.
Read more about our sustainability efforts here.
We’re committed to being transparent about what it’s like to have a career at PMI. That’s why we’re recognized as an Open Company on Glassdoor, a leading employer review site that gives current and former employees a platform to share honest, anonymous reviews about the companies for which they work. Open Company is Glassdoor’s certification to recognize employers who embrace honesty in the way they recruit. It means giving candidates like you access to hundreds of real comments and opinions from the people who work here every day. Take a look.