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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.

Among the recent awards received by Sodexo UK & Ireland

BITC Responsible Business Awards

September 2020. Sodexo named as a Responsible Business Champion in the Business in the Community’s (BITC) Responsible Business Awards . The accolade has been awarded in the UPS Environmental Leadership Award category in recognition of Sodexo’s commitments to repair and sustain our planet.

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The Times Top 50 Employers for Women

July 2020. Sodexo has been named as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women for the seventh consecutive year. The list recognises employers who make gender equality part of their business strategy at all levels and have committed to creating inclusive workplace cultures and women’s career progression.

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FM Awards Ireland

February 2020: Sodexo and Microsoft won the Client & Service Provider Partnership of the Year Award at the 2020 FM Awards Ireland.

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Health & Vitality Honours

January 2020. Sodexo was also recognised in Public Sector category for its Five Foodie Days menu for primary schools. Specifically designed using research among pupils in key stage 2-4 across the UK and the latest market insights, the Five Foodie Days menu offers a modern, fresh approach to school food. Head of nutrition and dietetics, Wan Mak recieved the Special Achievement honour.

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Social Value Awards

National Social Value Awards 2020

January 2020: Sodexo was highly commended at the 2020 National Social Value awards for embedding social value in to the contract management at University College London (UCL).


Ireland-France Business Awards

November 2019 Sodexo was awarded the title of Best French Company in Ireland for the second year at the 27th Annual Ireland-France Business Awards jointly organised by the France Ireland Chamber of Commerce in Dublin (FICC) and NetworkIrlande.

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Springboard Awards for Excellence

October 2019. Sodexo won the Best Apprenticeship Strategy award for the delivery of its apprenticeship programme and implementation of initiatives designed to engage, support and recognise apprentices across its business. Sodexo's L&D manager Michael Taylor was also a winner, receiving the Individual Ambassador award.

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waste2zero Awards

October 2019. Sodexo received the award for best waste prevention project (non-food) at the annual waste2zero Awards which are specifically aimed to give the foodservice industry a platform to showcase best practice and recognise excellence in this vital area.

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enei Inclusive Culture award

July 2019. Sodexo was recognised for its initiatives and achievements which demonstrate a commitment to providing an inclusive environment where individuals can be themselves at work by the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion.

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Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI)

Sodexo was awarded silver in the sixth annual Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI), the UK’s only sustainability benchmark for the FM sector.

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HSJ Awards

November 2018. Sodexo won Partnership of the Year for its collaboration with University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust. The HSJ Awards celebrated the outstanding contributions of staff and organisations to the healthcare sector.

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Disability Confident Leader

June 2018. Sodexo has achieved Leader status within the Government’s Disability Confident Scheme. The accreditation is an external validation of Sodexo’s commitment to promote the recruitment, engagement and development of people with disabilities.

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