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Sodexo Recognized by Professional WOMAN’s Magazine as a 2019 Best of the Best Company

July 31, 2019

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 31, 2019 -- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been recognized in the fall issue of Professional WOMAN’s Magazine (PWM) as a Top Employer, Top Supplier Diversity Program and Top LGBT-Friendly Company.

“At the core of our business is our commitment to diversity and inclusion,” said Rohini Anand, PhD, SVP, Corporate Responsibility & Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo. “We are proud of this recognition which pays tribute to our work as an employer and LGBT-Friendly company as well as our award-winning supplier diversity program.”

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. Beyond the company’s own supplier diversity initiatives, Sodexo has its own Vendor Partner Award Program which recognizes the contributions of companies whose efforts play a vital role to support Sodexo’s mission to enhance the Quality of Life.

In addition to being named as a Top Employer, Top Supplier Diversity Program and Top LGBT-Friendly Company by Professional WOMAN’s Magazine, 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 the annual evaluations, as seen in the Best of the Best lists, is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to Professional WOMAN’s Magazine’s 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 that were performed by DiversityComm’s agents and/or affiliates. This year, more than 415 companies and institutions participated. About Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM)

PWM covers news information ranging from professional concerns to civic affairs, trends, diversity careers and business. Every issue includes education, finance, health, technology, travel, the arts and family issues that impact the professional woman. PWM is a WBENC and DOBE-certified company.

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

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