Levelling up is about everyone having the same opportunity to get on in life, no matter who you are, where you are from or where you are living.

Talent is spread evenly throughout the UK but it is widely understood that opportunity is not so. Equality of opportunity and levelling up is achieved not by taking opportunities away from those with them but by spreading them to those without. The scale of the our business and its reach into local communities, means that we have opportunity to make a real impact; driven through our social value strategy.

Report: An analysis of Sodexo’s levelling up impact in the UK

This report has been produced by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening’s Purpose Coalition. This team of experts has analysed Sodexo’s commitments to social mobility and the levelling up agenda, assessing the tangible impact our actions are having. They have benchmarked Sodexo’s activity against the Levelling Up Goals, assessing where and how each intervention contributes towards specific goals, and the areas where we might be able to have further positive impact.

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The Rt Hon Justine Greening, Chair of the Purpose Coalition launches Sodexo’s Levelling Up Impact Report saying: “If we are to truly achieve equality of opportunity and level up, it is crucial that our leading businesses play a leading role. We need a systematic and inclusive approach to make a real difference, and that starts with purpose-led organisations.

“As a large organisation which has a presence in a range of communities, Sodexo is a leading business that has the opportunity to make a tangible impact on levelling up, and lives. This report highlights the best practice that Sodexo is showing and how it is leading the way on levelling up through its activities and wider impact.”



Sodexo is taking a leading role in many of these areas and is making a significant impact on a number of the Goals
Rt. Hon. Justine Greening
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