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 

Founded in 1904, Elkem is one of the world's leading suppliers of silicon-based advanced materials with operations throughout the value chain from quartz to specialty silicones, as well as attractive market positions in specialty ferrosilicon alloys and carbon materials. Elkem is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker code: ELK) and is headquartered in Oslo. The company has more than 6,370 employees with 29 production sites and an extensive network of sales offices worldwide. In 2019 Elkem had revenues of NOK 22.7 billion. To learn more, please visit Elkem Website