Gender Equality Index 2018 for Construction Navale Bordeaux & BIO Habitat
Groupe Beneteau announces for its French subsidiaries Construction Navale Bordeaux a score of 84/100, while BIO Habitat achieved a score of 77/100 for their index of equality between women and men at the end of 2018, as requested by the French law.
In october 2019, Construction Navale Bordeaux will propose a gender equality agreement. BIO Habitat will take action in order to lower the gaps relating to promotions and pay.
The score of the Group's main subsidiary SPBI S.A. was published on March 1, 2019 with a ascore of 84/100.
The Gender Equality Index measures wage gaps between women and men to end the 9% of unjustified pay gaps between women and men in France.
The five indicators used by the French Government to construct the index and their respective weighting are:
- the pay gap (40%),
- the difference in the distribution of pay increases (20%),
- the spread of promotions (15%),
- the percentage of employees receiving a pay increase on their return from maternity leave (15%),
- the number of women and men in the company top 10 wages (10%).
WOMEN IN GROUPE BENETEAU
Women represent 26.5% of the total workforce (France, USA, Poland and Italy). This breakdown is consistent with data published by the French national statistics office (INSEE) for the manufacturing industry.
In connection with its workplace equality agreements, Groupe Beneteau ensures that gender equality is respected through a benchmarked and detailed annual analysis, working with its employee representative partners, concerning the situations for men and women. Following this analysis, specific action plans have been rolled out to ensure gender equality.
In the US, the Marion plant organized a dedicated Women in Leadership training program to help them develop their management skills.
- Eight women have been able to benefit from this training, based on one session per week over six weeks,
- The satisfaction rate was 93%.
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About Groupe Beneteau
Groupe Beneteau stands out in Europe and worldwide thanks to its longevity and its exceptionally diverse range of products.
Founded in 1884, the family-owned yard has evolved over time, from fishing vessels to leisure boating, then diversifying into new industrial sectors. The Group has developed unique skillsets and technical know-how. Today, through its Boat and Housing business lines, its activities are truly international.
As the boating industry's global market leader, Groupe Beneteau, through its Boat division’s 12 brands, offers over 200 recreational boat models serving its customers’ diverse navigational needs and uses, from sailing to motorboating, monohulls and catamarans.
Leading the European leisure homes market, the three brands from the Group's Housing division offer a comprehensive range of leisure homes, lodges and pods that combine eco-design with high standards of quality, comfort and practicality.
With its international industrial capabilities and global sales network, the Group employs nearly 8,200 people, primarily in France, the US, Poland, Italy and China.