MeDirect Bank Malta has once again been honored with the Equality Mark Certification by the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE), reinforcing the bank’s unwavering commitment to equality in the workplace and in its interactions with clients and stakeholders. Francesca Farrugia, Chief People Officer at MeDirect received the certification during the Equality Mark Awarding Ceremony at its Annual Conference which was held on Wednesday 14 June 2023 at AX, The Palace, Sliema.
The prestigious Equality Mark, supported by the European Social Fund (ESF), is granted by the NCPE to organizations that exemplify true equal opportunities employment practices. This re-certification is based on evidence that MeDirect kept its commitment to implement relevant policies and practices that concern gender equality and family-friendly measures at the place of work and in the access to and provision of services. MeDirect also demonstrated that it has the will and capacity to keep these good practices in the years to come.
Francesca Farrugia, Chief People Officer at MeDirect, expressed deep gratitude for the recognition and stated, “We are truly honoured to receive the Equality Mark Re-certification from the NCPE. This reaffirms our steadfast dedication to upholding equality as one of our core values. The certification reflects our management’s unwavering commitment to acknowledging and fostering the potential of every single employee, irrespective of their gender, nationality, beliefs, or caregiving responsibilities. As an employer of choice, treating all employees equally forms the foundation of our organisation.”
Over the years, MeDirect Bank Malta has implemented various initiatives aimed at promoting equality, consistently adhering to equality principles in its processes and policies, especially regarding recruitment and career development opportunities.
Currently employing 264 individuals, MeDirect boasts a strong gender balance. The bank’s commitment to diversity is further demonstrated by its employees hailing from over 26 countries, fostering a multicultural and inclusive work environment.
Once again, MeDirect Bank Malta celebrates the recertification of the Equality Mark for a period of three years, solidifying its position as a champion of equality and a leading employer in the banking industry.