Sodexo has been working with aboriginal communities for more than 20 years and is involved in over 36 active partnerships in Canada.
Since 28 years, Sodexo has been the partner of St Mary Medical Centre. In 2010, Sodexo reviewed its menus and food options to offer healthier and wellness based choices that benefit the 2,200 employees as well as patients and the medical community.
Since 2006, Sodexo is deploying the “Aspretto” offer of 100% natural tea and coffee sourced from local markets accredited by internationally recognized fair trade organizations. At the end of FY2011, 35,000 Aspretto drinks are sold daily on 800 units in 13 countries.
Launched in January 2012, this program aims at informing consumers about the benefits of healthy food and physical exercise. It encourages them to participate to workshops such as fitness, dance, massages, healthy breakfasts or coaching. More than 600 sites will take advantage of the program.
In July 2010, Sodexo actively participated to the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee Week celebrations (NAIDOC). Events have been implemented throughout Sodexo remote sites to celebrate Indigenous people in accordance with the year’s theme, Unsung Heroes – Closing the Gap by Leading Their Way.
In September 2003, Sodexo’s Operations Committee introduced the Group’s Ethical Principles and Sustainable Development Contract. Since these Ethical Principles cover a wide range of business practices and conduct, and as Sodexo’s shares are publicly traded, the Group has adopted a set of guidelines for certain Senior Managers.
In June 2008, Sodexo initiated with its client Xstrata Copper the Community Development Program in the framework of Las Bambas mining project...
Circles, a Sodexo company, is a leader in Concierge and Personal Assistance services. To better respond to customers needs and in line with the Better Tomorrow Plan, Circles now proposes a sustainable offer that responds to the economic, social and environmental challenges of its activities.
As part of the Better Tomorrow Plan commitment to reduce the carbon footprint, Sodexo promotes Endocube, an energy-saving device that can economize as much as 30% of the energy consumption of food refrigeration units.
Since 2008, Sodexo provides Facilities Management services to the IMPACT Arena, one of Asia’s largest Exhibition Centre. With annual savings of 2.5 million KWh, IMPACT is the first Thai firm and second in the world to receive the ISO 50001:2011 certification for efficient energy management.