Our vibrant workforce

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion covers 4 key dimensions—Gender, Cultures & Origins, Disability and Generations. Within each of these areas we continue to implement programs and initiatives that foster an inclusive culture at Sodexo where our employees feel valued and respected as individuals, drive change in local communities, while impacting the lives of individuals around the world.

Pressing for Progress on Gender Equality

At Sodexo, we remain strongly committed to advancing gender equality. When women are empowered, we’re all empowered. And achieving gender equality drives our performance and is critical to reaching a Better Tomorrow for our employees, our clients and consumers, and the communities we serve.

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People with disabilities

At Sodexo, we’re committed to providing a work environment where people can bring their whole selves to work—this includes those with visible and invisible disabilities, often a source of untapped talent.

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Cultures and Origins

We strive to ensure that Sodexo’s workforce reflects the diversity of its consumers and clients. Sodexo operates on a global scale with 460 000 employees, 134 nationalities close to half work in the Middle East, 36 000 sites, 72 countries and 100 million daily consumers. That is why having a global cultural mindset is essential for us.

Generational diversity

At Sodexo, we value the diverse perspectives that each generation brings to the workplace and marketplace. It is critical that the institutional knowledge and historical views of our most tenured employees, along with the progressive mindset of our emerging talent are both leveraged. Through training and initiatives, we are able to create cohesion across the generations.

Growing Responsibly

In 1966, we were among the first few companies in the world to place a social element at the core of its mission. Why? Because we have always wanted our growth to make sense.

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