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Black Enterprise magazine to recognize award recipients at the Women of Power Summit held March 9-12 in Phoenix


Gaithersburg, Md., March 8, 2017— Aster Angagaw, Sodexo’s CEO of Healthcare, North America, was selected by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the “Most Powerful Women in Business.” This exclusive listing ranks the most influential African-American female executives from across the country. The feature coincides with the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, which begins tomorrow, March 9-12 in Phoenix, where honorees will be acknowledged for their professional achievements. READ

Commitment to D&I allows Sodexo to attract the best talent, spark innovation, and provide the best solutions to its clients and customers

GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 6, 2017. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, formally announced its 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Report today. Detailing Sodexo’s commitment, strategy, priorities and achievements, the report calls out a strong business case for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) – particularly on a global stage – where D&I can offer a tremendous competitive advantage. READ

Participation represents strengthening of Sodexo’s ongoing commitment to the U.S. Hispanic Community

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 3, 2017. Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services, today announced its participation in 2016 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII) survey, which released results mid-December. A research initiative conducted by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) and the HACR Research Institute, the survey is aimed at measuring Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. For the 5th consecutive year, Sodexo was among the top-rated companies, receiving an overall score of 90.


Support for LGBT employees at Sodexo earns the company 100 percent on HRC Foundation’s 15th annual scorecard and recognition as Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 5, 2016. Sodexo, a leader in delivering integrated facilities management and food service operations, earned a perfect score of 100 percent for the ninth consecutive year on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality. Released today, the survey is administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.


Sodexo, the only company in its industry to make the list, ranks among the top 15 best companies for Latinas to work for


Over the next three years, Sodexo will reach more than 100,000 employees with a new workplace strategy to help end violence against women in Latin America and India.  This Commitment to Action with the Clinton Global Initiative includes expansion and development of education, counseling, and employment opportunities that will improve quality of life and promote gender equality in the workplace.

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 20, 2016 – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has launched a three-year Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment called Girls, Women, and the Global Goals: Workplace Strategies to End Violence Against Women. This project, announced on September 20, will promote awareness and training for gender-based violence issues, as well as create jobs and opportunities for victims of gender-based violence. Sodexo makes this commitment as part of a group convened by No Ceilings, Vital Voices, and WEConnect International to advance the gender equality targets under the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).