GAITHERSBURG, Md., April XX, 2019 – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, announced today the company’s recognition as a Humanity@Work award-winner by ADP for the organization’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Sodexo received this award at the 26th annual ADP Meeting of the Minds conference in front of more than 1,500 HR and payroll professionals.
“We are thrilled to be distinguished by ADP as a Humanity@Work award-winner especially for our work to promote a diverse and inclusive workplace environment,” said Gerri Mason Hall, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Sodexo North America. “Thank you to ADP for recognizing us and helping us to ensure a streamlined approach to the demanding logistics of payroll, HR support and employee training that a truly global company requires.”
Sodexo is consistently recognized for the organization’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. In January, Sodexo was recognized on Bloomberg’s 2019 Gender Equality Index and FORTUNE’S 2019 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. In 2018, Sodexo was ranked in the top 10 of DiversityInc magazine’s ‘Top 50 Companies for Diversity’ list for the 9th consecutive year and inducted into DiversityInc’s Top 50 Hall of Fame.
“It is a privilege to be the first to congratulate our award winners who have embraced HR leadership in such a way that they are truly propelling their businesses forward,” said Debbie Dyson, president of National Account Services at ADP. “Our 2019 winners are driving change and innovation in the workplace, are breaking down barriers to create more productive, people-centric cultures, and are demonstrating how HR leaders can help design the future of work. ADP is proud of their achievements and honored to partner with them to create better ways to work through increased productivity and employee engagement.”
ADP presents these awards to a select group of large employers that demonstrate excellence in HCM and lead change in workplace innovation. Companies are judged on employee culture and engagement, workplace innovation or diversity and leadership.
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About Sodexo North America
Sodexo North America is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 72 countries. Sodexo is a leading provider of integrated food, facilities management and other services that enhance organizational performance, contribute to local communities and improve quality of life for millions of customers in corporate, education, healthcare, senior living, sports and leisure, government and other environments daily. The company employs 160,000 people at 13,000 sites in all 50 U.S. states and Canada, and indirectly supports tens of thousands of additional jobs through its annual purchases of $19 billion in goods and services from small to large businesses. Sodexo is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion and safety, while upholding the highest standards of corporate responsibility and ethical business conduct. In support of local communities across the U.S., in 2018, Sodexo contributed over 159,500 in volunteer hours, and since 1996, the Stop Hunger Foundation has contributed nearly $34.5 million to help feed children in America impacted by hunger. To learn more about Sodexo, visit SodexoUSA.com, SodexoInsights.com and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
Media Contact: Heidi Bullman, Sodexo Inc., Heidi.Bullman@sodexo.com