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Sodexo Recognized by Black EOE Journal as a 2019 Best of the Best Company

May 14, 2019

Black EOE Journal 2019 Best of the BestGAITHERSBURG, Md., May 14, 2019 – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been recognized in the spring issue of Black EOE Journal as a Top Employer, Top Supplier Diversity Program and Top LGBT-Friendly Company.

“We are proud of the impact that diversity and inclusion has had in all areas of our business,” said Rohini Anand, PhD, Global Chief Diversity Officer & SVP, Corporate Responsibility, Sodexo. “This recognition speaks to the commitment we’ve made to ensure that diversity and inclusion is integrated into not only our culture, but our systems, processes and practices.”

As part of Sodexo's Better Tomorrow Plan, the company is committed to partnering with vendors led by minorities, women, service-disabled veterans, LGBTQ and people with disabilities across the U.S. Further, the company has made a global commitment to invest 25 percent of its global spend with small and local businesses, with a focus on women and other underrepresented groups, by 2025. In addition to being named as a Top Company and Top LGBT-Friendly Company by Black EOE Journal, Sodexo was named to Bloomberg’s 2019 Gender Equality Index and FORTUNE’S 2019 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. The goal of Black EOE Journal’s Best of the Best series is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to readers, but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies. The lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses.

About Black EOE Journal (BEOEJ)

The Black EOE Journal (BEOEJ) is the African American career and business connection. Our mission is to be the epicenter of information utilizing our channels of distribution in print and digital media. As one of the strongest growing African American publications in the nation, our mission is to inform, educate, employ and provide equal opportunity to corporate America in order to create a more diverse workplace.

Media Contact: Heidi Bullman, Sodexo Inc., Heidi.Bullman@sodexo.com

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