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Sodexo Takes Part in HACR Research Initiative Measuring Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America

September 29, 2020

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 29, 2020 -- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has achieved a five-star rating in the 2020 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) Corporate Inclusion Index in the areas of Employment, Procurement, and Governance. This is the sixth time Sodexo has been recognized by HACR.

“It is because of Sodexo’s diverse constituency groups, including the Hispanic and Latinx population, that we are able to thrive. Creating an inclusive and safe environment within the workplace and communities in which we serve is one of our highest priorities,” said Gerri Mason Hall, Chief Diversity and Corporate Responsibility Officer, Sodexo Americas.

By participating in this survey, Sodexo affirms its commitment to inclusion for the U.S. Hispanic and Latinx community. It will continue focusing its efforts on Employment, Procurement, Governance and Philanthropy, based on the key metrics that will inform its strategy moving forward.

“I am so proud that Sodexo has been recognized by HACR given our commitment to the Hispanic community,” said Leslie Milinkovic, Executive Sponsor of Sodexo Organization of Latinos (SOL) and Senior Vice President of Sodexo's West Region Schools, North America. “We are preparing for the future where a significant proportion of the workforce will be comprised of Hispanics and Latinx employees.”

To access the 2020 HACR CII report, please visit www.hacr.org/hacr-cii

Sodexo's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion has been consistently recognized by external organizations and notable diversity publications. Globally, Sodexo has been recognized on Bloomberg's 2020 Gender-Equality Index and FORTUNE'S 2019 list of the World's Most Admired Companies.

About HACR

Founded in 1986, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is the nation’s leading corporate advocacy organization representing 14 national Hispanic organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Its mission is to advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America in the areas of Employment, Procurement, Philanthropy, and Governance. Through our corporate leadership advancement programs, Symposium best practice conferences, research initiatives, and public communications, HACR is illuminating The Power of Hispanic Inclusion™ throughout Corporate America.

Media Contact

Madi Brennan, Sodexo Inc., Madison.Brennan@sodexo.com

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