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Sodexo Named to 2019 Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-Being List

September 26, 2019

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 26, 2019 -- Sodexo announced today that it has been named by The National Business Group on Health’s 2019 Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-Being list as a gold level award winner. Special recognition was also awarded for linking health and well-being to business performance.

“Sodexo is dedicated to its employees who are at the root of our success,” said Stephanie Payne, Chief Human Resources Officer, North America. “We are excited to be recognized by The National Business Group on Health for our commitment to supporting employees’ well-being.”

Best Employers AwardAs the world’s 19th largest employer, Sodexo is dedicated to improving the quality of life of its employees, clients, and customers. Central to this commitment is Sodexo’s corporate responsibility roadmap, Better Tomorrow 2025, which guides the organization to make life better for individuals, communities, and the environment.

Sodexo provides a range of offerings to support and empower its employees to take charge of their own quality of life. Offerings include health screenings and assessments, online coaching and tools, a smoking cessation program, an employee assistance program, wellness fairs, flu vaccinationswebinars, and toolkits that address all dimensions of well-being. Sodexo also helps its employees make a difference for themselves through volunteering, energy-saving tips, and payroll giving.

The National Business Group on Health selected 50 companies on platinum, gold, and silver levels for exceptional commitment to improving their employees’ overall well-being, productivity and quality of life. Companies were chosen based on a wide range of well-being contributors including financial security, mental and physical health, social connectedness and community involvement. Gold level status indicates organizations with strong commitment to holistic well-being and related metrics. Four special recognitions awards were also presented to companies that have demonstrated exceptional engagement and impact within one area of well-being. Sodexo is consistently recognized as an employer of choice by highly regarded external organizations, earning coveted spots on FORTUNE’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies and Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index, as well as a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. Visit SodexoUSA.com for a complete list of awards and recognition.


About the National Business Group on Health®

The National Business Group on Health is the only non-profit organization devoted exclusively to representing large employers' perspective on health policy issues and optimizing workforce strategy through innovative health, benefits and well-being solutions. The Business Group keeps its membership on the leading edge of innovation, thinking and action to address health care cost and the delivery, financing, affordability and consumer experience with the health care system. Business Group members, many of whom have operations globally, include 73 Fortune 100 companies, and provide health coverage for more than 60 million workers, retirees and their families in over 200 countries. For more information, visit www.businessgrouphealth.org.


Media Contact

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



On behalf of Sodexo Health & Well-being, Jackie Womble (right) accepted NBGH award from Brian Marcotte (left), President and CEONational Business Group on Health.


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