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DiversityInc Names Sodexo Among Top Companies for LGBT Employees and #1 for Recruiting Women of Color

May 09, 2019

Additional rankings celebrate company’s commitment to sponsorship, mentoring, executive women and more

DiversityIncGAITHERSBURG, MD -- May 8, 2019 – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced it has been recognized by DiversityInc for the 11th consecutive year. Sodexo was named among the Top Companies for LGBT Employees and ranked #1 and #2, respectively, on its Top 9 Companies for Talent Acquisition for Women of Color and Top 15 Companies for Executive Women lists.

As a member of DiversityInc’s Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed only to six U.S. companies for exceptional human capital management accomplishments and superior corporate values and culture, Sodexo was named to four additional specialty lists:

· #6 on the Top 13 Companies for Talent Acquisition

· #9 on the Top 12 Companies for Sponsorship

· #9 on the Top 14 Companies for Mentoring

· #8 on the Top 14 Companies for Employee Resource Groups

“We are honored to be recognized for our unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion,” said Rohini Anand, PhD, SVP, Corporate Responsibility & Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo. “We are always striving to advance our strategy and continue fostering an environment that positions, equips and prepares our global workforce for success.”

Sodexo is consistently recognized for the organization’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. In January, Sodexo was recognized on Bloomberg’s 2019 Gender Equality Index and FORTUNE’S 2019 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. For more information, visit the diversity and inclusion section of our website.

The DiversityInc Top 50 list, issued yearly since 2001, recognizes the nation’s top companies for diversity and inclusion management. These companies excel in such areas as hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT and veterans.

To view the entire Top 50 list and specialty lists, visit http://www.diversityinc.com/top50 or follow the conversation at #DITop50.


About DiversityInc

The mission of DiversityInc is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list began in 2001, when many corporations were beginning to understand the business value of diversity-management initiatives. The 2019 Top 50 Companies for Diversity results will be featured on DiversityInc.com. DiversityInc is a VA certified veteran-owned business and a USBLN certified business owned by a person with a disability. For more information, visit www.diversityinc.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn @DiversityInc.


Media Contact: Dasha Ross-Smith, Sodexo Inc., dasha.ross-smith@sodexo.com

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