The CRG received the "HR Excellence in Research' logo from the European Commission in 2013. It recognizes the institute's commitment in developing an HR Strategy for Researchers, including a Gender Equity Action Plan. In the same year the institute's direction established the CRG Gender Balance Committee with the mission to promote equal opportunities for men and women at the CRG and foment women's advancement in scientific career.
- Mentoring programme for CRG postdocs (independent of gender)
- CRG recruitment process without gender bias
- Increased attractiveness of the CRG as an employer for female scientists
- Increased Work-Life Balance for CRG employees