Awards

Sodexo is regularly awarded prizes and international recognition for its initiatives in a variety of areas ranging from services to human resources and environmental protection.

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Among the recent awards received by Sodexo during the past year

April 2017: Sodexo has been named in The Times Top 50 for Employers for Women for the fourth year in a row. The Times Top 50 recognises the leading UK organisations which ensure their workplaces provide women with the opportunity to achieve their full potential.  Read the press release here.

May 2017: Sodexo’s Green & Lean sustainable meal project won the ‘Sustainability in Education Award’ at the recent Footprint Awards.  Read the press release here.

January 2017: Sodexo was highly commended in the communication and engagement category for the successful pilot of its sustainable meals, Green & Lean, at eight independent schools.  Sodexo is now extending the range of recipes and rolling them out to all independent schools where it provides food services.

November 2016: Sodexo is the first ever winner of the Business of the Year award for the category for organisations with turnover over £100m and a substantial operation in the region but without a head office in Greater Manchester. Sodexo was recognised for making a significant contribution to the region through employment, development and investment.

November 2016: Sodexo has achieved Investors in People silver status across its entire UK and Ireland business.  Investors in People (IIP) provides a best practice people management standard, defining what it means to lead, manage and support people well for sustainable results. The IIP assessment measures organisations across nine areas. Sodexo scored particularly well in three areas: leading and inspiring people, living the organisation’s values and behaviours, and building capability.

CIPS Supply Management Awards

September 2016: Sodexo received the Best Process Improvement Initiative award at the CIPS Supply Management awards for its chilled product consolidation programme, which brought together the direct dairy and direct deli supply chains into a central distribution network. The result of this consolidation has removed 132,000 deliveries, 100,000 invoices and reduced 86 tonnes of CO2.

Sports & Leisure Catering Awards

September 2016: Sodexo won Event Caterer of the Year for its hospitality services at Fawley Meadows and Temple Island at Henley Royal Regatta at the Sports and Leisure Catering Awards.

TFM (Total Facilities Management) Service Provider of the Year

June 2016: Sodexo Ireland won TFM (Total Facilities Management) Service Provider of the Year. The 18 categories in these awards recognise those that have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve the sustainable performance of their premises, while adding to the core value of their clients business.

The Ticketing Technology Awards

May 2016: Rugby Travel & Hospitality Limited, a joint venture between Sodexo and the Mike Burton Group , won the award for best Premium and VIP Ticketing for its work on Rugby World Cup 2015. Decided by global online ballot, the award considered price-value, included services and overall visitor experience – from discovery and purchase through to post-event handling.

Footprint Awards

May 2016: Sodexo was awarded the Environmentally Efficient Logistics award at the Footprint Awards for its chilled product consolidation programme. The programme brought together the direct dairy and direct deli supply chains into a central distribution network. The result of this consolidation has removed 132,000 deliveries, 100,000 invoices and reduced 86 tonnes of CO2.

April 2016: Sodexo has been named in The Times Top 50 for Employers for Women for the third year in a row. The Times top 50 recognises the leading UK organisations which ensure their workplaces provide women with the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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November 2015: Sodexo has won the Efficient Logistics award at the inaugural Triple Bottom Line Awards for Excellence in the Supply Chain for its chilled product consolidation programme, which brought together the direct dairy and direct deli supply chains into a central distribution network. The result of this consolidation has removed 132,000 deliveries, 100,000 invoices and reduced 86 tonnes of CO2.

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November 2015: Sodexo was highly commended in the Employer of the Year award category.  The judges felt it was important to highlight the excellent achievements of Sodexo in managing to unite a company with over 1,850 sites and over 34,000 employees – “we were particularly impressed with their direction and support for managers, and the smart targets the company has set for itself to ensure employees feel a part of the team regardless of where they work day to day”.

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November 2015: Sodexo in partnership with AstraZeneca has won the Partners in FM Corporate award.  Judges found an impressive partnership underpinned by shared values and common goals. The judges recognised Sodexo’s focus on continual improvement and operational excellence, which has helped the client AstraZeneca achieve its strategic objectives.

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April 2015: Sodexo has been recognised for the second consecutive year for its commitment to gender balance as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women. The Times Top 50 Employers for Women is compiled though a partnership between The Times and Opportunity Now, the gender campaign within Business in the Community.

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November 2014: Sodexo in partnership with Unilever has won the Partners in FM Corporate – International category for the successful launch of Unilever’s European Facilities Management Transformation. Judges recognised the worldwide FM transformation programme for its creation of best-in-class workplaces that attract and retain the best talent, improve efficiency and reduce costs.
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April 2014: Sodexo has been named among The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2014 which recognises the leading UK organisations which ensure their workplaces provide women with the opportunity to achieve their full potential. The top 50 is compiled through a partnership between The Times and Opportunity Now, the gender campaign within Business in the Community.
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March 2014: Sodexo has been recognised as leading the way on the inclusion and progress of women in the workplace by winning the Global Award at the Opportunity Now Excellence in Practice Awards 2014.
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February 2014: Sodexo was recognised for its commitment to promoting and providing health and wellbeing solutions as well as varied and balanced food options with reduced levels of salt, fat and sugar at the 2014 Health & Vitality Honours.

November 2013: Sodexo walked away with two awards at this year’s awards: Partners in Expert Services IT award for the development of a bespoke online FM solution for its client Mitchells & Butler and Partners in Apprenticeships and Training award with GlaxoSmithKline for its support of Project Search.

June 2013: Sodexo won the Waste Management and Reduction category at this year’s Footprint Awards for the work carried out at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where we deliver catering and FM services and serve over 4,395 meals a day.

May 2013: Sodexo picked up the Workplace Sandwich Provider of the Year 2013 title for its ‘Delifresh’ brand, served to customers across its healthcare, education, defence, prestige and corporate services clients.
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March 2013: Sodexo won new workplace concept category (Knead Street) and premium staff dining category (Siemens Crystal café menu) at Menu Innovation and Development (MIDAS) Awards organised by the Menu Innovation Network.
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March 2013: Sodexo Prestige won silver in the Internal Learning Project category for its Be More than a Spectator campaign.

January 2013: Sodexo Defence received the Public Sector award at the inaugural Health & Vital Honours.

December 2012: Sodexo’s horticultural services business received the prestigious Employer of the Year awards at the BALI National Landscaping Awards.

December 2012: Sodexo’s corporate citizenship manager, Thomas Jelley received the Game Changer accolade of honour from BITC in recognition of his work to advance the responsible business movement.
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November 2012: Rugby Travel and Hospitality [RTH], a joint venture between Sodexo and the Mike Burton Group won the International Sports Event Management [ISEM] Award for best hospitality. for its hospitality operation at IRB Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. Prestige Ticketing Ltd was named runner up for its operation at the Olympic & Paralympic Games 2012.
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November 2012: Sodexo’s partnership with Langside College in Glasgow to deliver a SVQ Level 1 Hospitality programme received the Partners in Service to the Community.
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November 2012: Sodexo Scotland was named the Best Group Contract Caterer in Scotland for the third year in a row in the prestigious caterer.com Best Employers in Hospitality Awards 2012.
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September 2012: Sodexo received a Good Egg Award by Compassion in World Farming, a leading farm animal welfare charity for for serving free range eggs at all of its food serving UK offices.
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August 2012: Sodexo Property Solutions received an order of distinction and Sodexo’s corporate services IFM business achieved Gold award for their approaches to the prevention of accidents and ill health at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards.
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July 2012: Sodexo Prestige won the Best In-house Recruitment Team category of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Recruitment Marketing Awards 2012 for its ‘Be More Than a Spectator’ campaign to recruit some 3,500 people to work at the Olympics.

May 2012: Sodexo received Stakeholder Communication award which recognises the most effective engagement programmes aimed at stakeholders, designed to raise awareness of the issues and drive more sustainable behaviour.

March 2012: Sodexo achieved ‘Gold’ band ranking for a second consecutive year in Business in the Community’s (BITC) 2012 Corporate Responsibility Index - the UK’s leading voluntary benchmark for responsible business practice.
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LATEST AWARD


ROBECO SAM Sustainability Award Sector Leader 2013

Sodexo’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader, Gold Class, and Sector Mover.