Submitted by Sodexo
Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been recognized by DIVERSEability Magazine on their Best of the Best list as a Top Disability-Friendly Company.
“With diversity and inclusion at the root of our business, we take pride in advocating for our employees with disabilities,” said Gerri Mason Hall, Chief Diversity and Sustainability Officer, Sodexo Americas. “We are proud to be recognized by DIVERSEability Magazine for our inclusive culture.”
Sodexo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has been consistently recognized by external organizations and notable diversity publications. In January, Sodexo was recognized on Bloomberg’s 2019 Gender Equality Index and FORTUNE’S 2019 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies.
DIVERSEability Magazine polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies via its annual survey and independent research for its 2019 Best of the Best evaluations. The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives and government agencies. It provides non-biased results that are valuable resources for job-seekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups.
About DIVERSEability Magazine
Published semi-annually every April and October, DIVERSEability Magazine (DAM) is more than just a magazine raising awareness and providing educational, employment and business opportunities—it’s a movement celebrating advancements and achievements and showcasing the positive images of all people with all types of abilities. DIVERSEability Magazine is founded on the premise that policies and programs that support disability inclusion and diversity inclusion are critically overdue.
About Sodexo North America
Sodexo North America is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 72 countries. Sodexo is a leading provider of integrated food, facilities management and other services that enhance organizational performance, contribute to local communities and improve quality of life for millions of customers in corporate, education, healthcare, senior living, sports and leisure, government and other environments daily. The company employs 160,000 people at 13,000 sites in all 50 U.S. states and Canada, and indirectly supports tens of thousands of additional jobs through its annual purchases of $19 billion in goods and services from small to large businesses. Sodexo is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion and safety, while upholding the highest standards of corporate responsibility and ethical business conduct. In support of local communities across the U.S., in 2018, Sodexo contributed over 159,500 in volunteer hours, and since 1996, the Stop Hunger Foundation has contributed nearly $34.5 million to help feed children in America impacted by hunger. To learn more about Sodexo, visit SodexoUSA.com, SodexoInsights.com and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
Sodexo, Inc. (www.sodexoUSA.com ) is a leading integrated facilities management services company in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, with $7.7 billion (USD) in annual revenue and 120,000 employees. Sodexo serves more than ten million customers daily in corporations, health care, long term care and retirement centers, schools, college campuses, government, and remote sites. Sodexo, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., is a member of Sodexo Group, and funds all administrative costs for the Sodexo Foundation (www.sodexofoundation.org ), an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $11 million in grants to fight hunger in America.
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