Elkem Silicones France gets 93 points out of 100

The Gender Equality Index is one of several measures in the Professional Futures law of September 2018 the 5th aimed at eliminating wage inequalities between women and men.

It is calculated using five indicators:    

  1. The gender pay gap, (38/40)
  2. The distribution gap for individual increases, (20/20)
  3. The distribution gap for promotions, (15/15)
  4. The number of female employees increased on their return from maternity leave, (15/15)
  5. Parity among the top 10 pay. (5/10)

Companies must reach the minimum result of 75/100, otherwise they have three years to implement corrective actions.


This score of 93/100 for the year 2020, significantly above the required minimum points, testifies our company's commitment to professional equality between women and men.

For more information on the Gender Equality Index, please visit the FAQ

About Elkem Silicones 

Elkem Silicones has more than 3,500 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is one of the world’s leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 13 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 13 R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles. 

To learn more, please visit Elkem Silicones Website

About Elkem ASA 

Elkem is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced material solutions shaping a better and more sustainable future. The company develops silicones, silicon products and carbon solutions by combining natural raw materials, renewable energy and human ingenuity. Elkem helps its customers create and improve essential innovations like electric mobility, digital communications, health and personal care as well as smarter and more sustainable cities. With a strong track record since 1904, its global team of more than 6,800 people has a joint commitment to stakeholders: Delivering your potential. In 2020, Elkem was rated among the world’s top 5% on climate and achieved an operating income of NOK 24.7 billion. Elkem is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: ELK). To learn more, please visit Elkem Website