FAQs

Equal treatment

The principle of equal treatment is a general principle of European law which presupposes that comparable situations or parties in comparable situations are treated in the same way. There shall be no direct or indirect discrimination based on criteria such as gender, racial or ethnic origin, nationality, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. In the context of the present standard, own workforce has the same rights to receive the same treatment and not to be discriminated either directly or indirectly against on the basis of protected grounds such as gender, racial or ethnic origin, nationality, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Source: ESRS S1 Own workforce