Sodexo: sustainably at the top of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
September 15, 2017
Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has been named the top rated company in its sector on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the 13th consecutive year, reinforcing the company’s leadership and commitment to corporate responsibility worldwide.
- Economic: Supply management for local community development. Launched in 2013, Sodexo’s Partner Inclusion Program drives diversity among suppliers and merchants in all countries where Sodexo operates. We actively support women- and minority-owned businesses and work to help create sustainable economic opportunities for those communities around the world. (click here to read the story)
- Social: Empowerment for women. Sodexo’s goal is to have at least 40% women among its senior leaders by 2025. However, empowerment for women at Sodexo goes beyond company walls. In line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we believe gender equality can help end hunger, and we invest in programs to support women while supporting Stop Hunger Worldwide, a non-profit organization founded by Sodexo employees to fight hunger. (click here to read the story)
- Environmental: Climate change. Sodexo has committed to reduce its carbon emissions by 34% by 2025 compared to a 2011 baseline. We partnered with the World Wildlife Foundation to set this ambitious target, and are progressively reducing carbon emissions at client and Sodexo sites and throughout our supply chain. (click here to read the story)
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