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What We Do

EDGE is the leading global assessment methodology and business certification standard for gender equality. The EDGE assessment methodology was developed by the EDGE Certified Foundation and launched at the World Economic Forum in 2011. EDGE Certification has been designed to help companies 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.

VISION

A world of equal opportunities, a world where men and women are equally valued and respected in all aspects of economic, political and social life.

MISSION

Our mission is to use the EDGE global certification system and label to engage corporations across the world in fostering equal career opportunities for women and men in the workplace.

We are committed to being the world’s leading global certification for workplace gender equality.

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So Why EDGE?

We are very proud to be the first company in Mexico certified on Workplace Gender Equality. This certification reflects Compartamos Banco’s commitment with gender equality and social inclusion. At the same time, this will provide us with a competitive edge in terms of talent management, making it easier for us to attract, develop, motivate and retain the best female and male talents in order to serve our more than 2.5 million clients, being 94% of them women dedicated to provide a better life quality for their families. This certification is a good sign that we’re on the right track with our believes in our companies in Mexico, Guatemala and Peru.
Carlos Labarthe, CEO of Gentera, the holding company owner of Compartamos Banco