GAITHERSBURG, Md., (February 14, 2024) – Sodexo, a global leader in sustainable food service and facilities management, announces the organization’s prestigious recognition as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE. Specifically, Sodexo ranked #1 in its industry (Diversified Outsourcing Services) for innovation. Sodexo also secured second place for Corporate Responsibility and Global Competitiveness. 
"We are excited that Sodexo has been acknowledged once again as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, securing the top position for innovation in our industry. This recognition underscores our dedication to fostering innovation in all facets of our operations," stated Sarosh Mistry, CEO of Sodexo North America. "It reflects our commitment to delivering cutting-edge innovation, placing us ahead of our competitors.” 

Securing its place among the World’s Most Admired Companies required Sodexo to undergo assessment across crucial domains such as people management, social responsibility, and global competitiveness. Around 3,700 business executives, directors, and analysts rated 660 companies from 29 countries on nine criteria for the survey. 

About Sodexo 

Sodexo North America is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 45 countries. Sodexo specializes in sustainable food service and valued experiences, in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam, at every moment in life: learn, work, heal and play. Additionally, the company indirectly supports additional jobs through its annual purchases of goods and services from small to large businesses. Sodexo North America is committed to meeting the challenges of everyday life with a dual goal: to improve the quality of life of our employees and those we serve, and contribute to the economic, social and environmental progress in the communities where we operate. Our purpose is to create a better everyday for everyone to build a better life for all. 

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