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Gender balance

Sodexo is firmly committed to promoting the advancement of women and empowering women around the world both at work and in our communities to advance their development and quality of life.

Our vision is to position Diversity and Inclusion as a competitive advantage that drives Sodexo’s growth and our status as an employer and business partner of choice, enriching the Quality of Life for our employees, consumers, clients, suppliers and communities globally.

Leadership messages

We believe that gender balance fosters creativity and innovation, and ultimately drives better business results. When women reach their full potential, business and society are stronger and more successful.

Sophie Bellon, Chairwoman, Sodexo Board


Gender diversity is essential. It is beyond a moral obligation—it’s a business imperative and differentiator. At Sodexo, greater diversity and inclusiveness are part of a cultural transformation that requires time and humility.

Denis Machuel, Chief Executive Officer, Sodexo



Our commitments

Times Top 50 2020

Sodexo has once again been recognised as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women in 2020.

For the seventh consecutive year, the organisation features in the UK’s most highly profiled and well-established listing of unranked employers leading the way on workplace gender equality.

Read the press release
Times Top 50 2020 logo

Gender Pay Gap Report 2019

Sodexo published gender pay data in October 2017 to become an early adopter of new UK Government legislation. 

Organisations with more than 250 employees are required to publish specific gender pay data by April 2018.

We have now updated the report for 2019.

Download the report
Gender Pay Gap Report

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