Diversity and Inclusion: how we act

At Sodexo we work around five pillars – gender, generations, disability, ethnical origins and LGBT - to foster a culture that embraces differences and celebrates unique ideas, perspectives, experiences and talents.

Partnerships for diversity

Sodexo is a member of Catalyst, an organization working globally to build inclusive workplaces and expand opportunities for women in business.
Catalyst is also a leading organization on gender research. Rohini Anand has been nominated to be on its advisory board.

Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society
The Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society promotes women’s visions on economic and social issues.
Sodexo has been a sponsor of this conference in Deauville, France (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010) and Shanghai, China (2008) with over 20 women from Sodexo attending and Michel Landel participating on panels and a CEO round table.

Sodexo works with ENAR, The European Network Against Racism.
Based in all the countries of the European Union, ENAR challenges racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia.

ORC Worldwide Global Diversity Forum
Sodexo is an active member of the ORC’s Global Diversity Forum (a Mercer group company), an organization that provides global companies with information, insight, and best practices on effective global diversity strategies. Sodexo’s Chief Diversity Officer, Rohini Anand serves on its advisory board.

Women's International Network
It brings together high performing and high potential women from more than 70 countries for an annual three-day leadership conference dedicated to inspiring, empowering, developing and mobilizing middle management women.
Sodexo is a primary sponsor of this conference and many Sodexo employees attend.

JUMP Forum
The JUMP Forum is hosted annually and offers women practical tools to help them achieve their professional aspirations.
JUMP also supports companies and organizations that wish to promote better gender diversity. Sodexo is a sponsor of this event and more than 20 women leaders from Sodexo participate and every year.

I am Sodexo


To us, diversity isn’t an abstract concept. It is one of the keys that make the success of our company.

Sodexo Earns Top Ranking from DiversityInc for Eighth Consecutive Year for its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion (USA website, new window)For the 8th consecutive year, Sodexo ranks in the Top 10 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity for its strong commitment for diversity and inclusion.


2012 December E-mag Diversity For Sodexo, diversity and inclusion are priorities. They represent a competitive advantage as well as a business imperative. 
Read our Global Inclusion News (Dec. 2012)

Diversity Charters and Labels

Sodexo has signed many charters and reference labels in diversity worldwide.