How we do business

Founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo has more than 420,000 employees worldwide. The Group’s development is built on fundamentals that unite our teams and give Sodexo its unique personality. These fundamentals are expressed through our values and ethical principles. More on our fundamentals.

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Since its foundation by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo has endeavored in its activities to comply with the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Labor Organization principles. Though governments have the primary responsibility for promoting, respecting and protecting Human Rights, the Sodexo Group, as an international company present in 80 countries, recognizes its own responsibility to promote and guarantee human rights as stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Sodexo adheres to the principles

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Best Companies for Hourly Workers

Copy of Canada's Greenest Employers 2012For the fourth year running, Working Mother magazine named Sodexo one of the “Best Companies for Hourly Workers” for 2012, awarding those employers that have the best policies and programs for promoting women and a dynamic work life culture.
More about the award