Diversity and Inclusion

At Sodexo, diversity and inclusion is more than a moral obligation or a societal goal. It is a business imperative.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the core of our values and strategy as a large employer as the performance and engagement of our employees is central to business success.

We are committed to creating an environment in which each employee is able to fulfil their potential and maximise their contribution as outlined in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) policy.


As the leader in Quality of Life services, Sodexo views diversity and inclusion as key development priorities. Through partnerships, awareness and development initiatives such as mentoring and employee networks, we foster a culture that embraces differences and celebrates unique talents. By making us stronger, more innovative and closer to our consumers, diversity becomes a driver of competitiveness and economic performance.

Sodexo has been recognized worldwide for its initiatives in favor of diversity & inclusion.

March 2011 - Sodexo was Ranked 2nd on the 2011 DiversityInc magazine list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity.

October 2010 - Sodexo received the AFPA Grand Prize for its diversity and inclusion training program: Spirit of Inclusion. The award is given to “companies who have developed particularly innovative training programs or policies in the area of the fight against discrimination and for equal opportunities”.

August 2010 - SWIFt (Sodexo Women's International Forum for Talent) took 5th place at the 7th Annual 2010 Innovations in Diversity Awards.

May 2010 - Sodexo was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2010 by the Ethisphere Institute.  This was the second consecutive year that Sodexo was named to the list which recognizes organizations' based on their commitment to ethical leadership, compliance practices and corporate social responsibility.

March 2010 - Sodexo ranked first on the 2010 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list.
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The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) awarded Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer at Sodexo, its Trailblazer Award for 2009. This prize recognizes executives who publicly support and actively advance gender diversity within their organizations and the foodservices industry, as well as creating and implementing new pathways for women at all levels.

The Better Tomorrow Plan

Better Tomorrow Plan (135x150)

Sodexo is committed to sustainable development and has defined a worldwide roadmap: The Better Tomorrow Plan.

STOP Hunger Servathon


Sodexo organizes the STOP Hunger Servathon each April, an operation that mobilizes our employees to work in their communities and engage with local partners to help fight hunger and malnutrition. What are their plans this year?