Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the world governing body for cycling became the first sports federation to receive the EDGE Certification Seal for gender equality.
According to Amina Lanaya, the first woman to hold the position of Director General at UCI,
“the theme of gender equality is a priority for UCI”.
The UCI is currently actively working towards the second level of certification, EDGE Move. The next steps of the process include defining and implementing internal policies concerning: Work flexibility, Promotion of diversity and integration, Pay equity and Prevention of all forms of harassment in the workplace.
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Image Source: Union Cycliste Internationale, Olympic Movement Sustainability Case Studies, November, 2020.