February 01, 2018
Award recognizes companies that through their Corporate Responsibility efforts are acting to “help realize the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030”
Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, reinforces its position as one of the most sustainable companies in the world by earning Gold Class distinction in RobecoSAM’s annual “Sustainability Yearbook 2018”. For the eleventh consecutive year, Sodexo was ranked as the top-scoring company in its sector for its excellent sustainability performance, scoring 78% compared to an industry average of 39%.
This recognition reflects Sodexo’s commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (“SDG’s) which underpins the company’s Corporate Responsibility roadmap, Better Tomorrow 2025. Better Tomorrow 2025 consists of nine robust commitments designed to reinforce the culture of responsible behavior throughout Sodexo’s business and address the company’s important role in tackling the global issues of acting for a hunger-free world, improving gender equality and preventing food waste. These nine commitments are fully aligned with the SDG’s and each commitment has a measurable objective allowing Sodexo to constantly monitor progress.
More about RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook
Each year, RobecoSAM, a leading asset management company focusing on sustainability investing, publishes “The Sustainability Yearbook”, the world’s most comprehensive publication on corporate sustainability performance. Over 3,500 of the world’s largest companies are invited to participate in the annual RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). View RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook for more information.
Sodexo USA is an American business that is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 80 countries. Delivering more than 100 services across North America that enhance organizational performance, contribute to local communities and improve quality of life, Sodexo is a leading provider of sustainable, integrated facilities management and food service operations. It employs 123,000 Americans at 12,500 sites across the country and indirectly supports tens of thousands of additional U.S. jobs through its annual purchases of $9.2 billion in goods and services from small to large American businesses. In support of local communities across the U.S., the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has contributed close to $30 million over the past 20 years to help feed children in America impacted by hunger. To learn more about Sodexo, visit SodexoInsights.com and connect with us on Facebook and @SodexoUSA on Twitter.