Sodexo ranked #1 by DiversityInc
April 29, 2013
Sodexo was recognized by DiversityInc as the #1 company on its 2013 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list for an unprecedented second time in four years.
Sodexo continues to show strong leadership in diversity and inclusion with a 54% increase in managers' involvement in diversity and inclusion activities as tracked the diversity scorecard. In addition, 50% of Executive Committee members were involved in formal mentoring partnerships through IMPACT and over 4,000 employees participate in one or more Employee Business Resource Groups.
"Sustaining our ranking is a testament to the hard work, commitment and contributions of our employees. Thank you to each of you for doing the heavy lifting,” said Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer. “However, achieving this success only means we must raise the bar, identify new opportunities, and embed diversity and inclusion deeper into our organizational culture.”
Close to 900 companies from a wide range of industries participated in this year's survey including consulting, retail, manufacturing and banking. This recognition is a testament to Sodexo's ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.