About Us

Founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon in Marseilles, France, Sodexo is now the worldwide leader in Quality of Life services. For over 50 years, we have developed unique expertise, backed by nearly 460,000 employees in 72 countries across the globe.

In combining the diverse talents of our teams, Sodexo is the only company to integrate a complete offer of innovative services, based on over 100 professions. We develop, manage and deliver a unique array of On-site ServicesBenefits & Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services for all our clients to improve the Quality of Life.

Our experiences with our over 100 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance—every day.

In North America alone, we serve 13,000 client sites. Wherever we work, our dedication to making every day a better day for people and organizations comes from one goal — to positively improve Quality of Life.

Quality of Life is central to the performance and growth of individuals and organizations. Working from this perspective, Sodexo has redefined how to best serve our clients’ complex needs across the industries we serve: Corporate, Education, Government, Healthcare, Senior LivingSports and Leisure and Energy & Resources.

Sodexo improves Quality of Life by:

  • Ensuring the people that we serve — corporate and government employees, healthcare patients and providers, students and faculty, sports and leisure venue attendees, retirees and more — have access to nutritious meals.
  • Creating healthy and productive environments for businesses, government agencies, hospitals, schools, retirement communities and other venues.
  • Helping people live a healthy lifestyle. Sodexo offers an array of programs that help them enjoy healthier lifestyles, such as our award-winning Mindful program and our on-the-go OPT Healthy vending.
  • Contributing to the economic, social and environmental development of the communities where we operate.

Contact us to learn how we can help improve the Quality of Life at your organization via email or by phone at 888 SODEXO7.

Sodexo has been able to identify six dimensions of Quality of Life on which our services can have a real and measurable impact.

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