Sodexo: sustainably at the top of the DJSI
September 07, 2017
Industry leader across economic, social and environmental dimensions
- Economic: Supply management for local community development. Launched in 2013, Sodexo’s Partner Inclusion Program drives diversity among suppliers and merchants in all countries where Sodexo operates. We actively support women- and minority-owned businesses and work to help create sustainable economic opportunities for those communities around the world.
- Social: Empowerment for women. Sodexo’s goal is to have at least 40% women among its senior leaders by 2025. However, empowerment for women at Sodexo goes beyond company walls. In line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we believe gender equality can help end hunger, and we invest in programs to support women while supporting Stop Hunger Worldwide, a non-profit organization founded by Sodexo employees to fight hunger.
- Environmental: Climate change. Sodexo has committed to reduce its carbon emissions by 34% by 2025 compared to a 2011 baseline. We partnered with the World Wildlife Foundation to set this ambitious target, and are progressively reducing carbon emissions at client and Sodexo sites and throughout our supply chain.
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