Sodexo is the community of its clients, consumers, employees and shareholders. We recognize that the best way to respond to the expectations of all of our stakeholders is through steady growth. We also believe it is important that our work is meaningful to all who contribute to it and thus we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966.

Since its foundation by Pierre Bellon in 1966, Sodexo has been improving people’s Quality of Life. For 50 years, we have developed unique expertise, backed by nearly 425,000 employees in 80 countries across the globe.


50 years of improving Quality of Life


Sodexo’ Chronicles

For the 50th anniversary of Sodexo, we are launching a series of videos tracing the evolution the company from a small start-up in Marseille to the world leader in Quality of Life Services, one of the largest French-founded international groups today. Every Monday until October, discover Sodexo’s story in a new light. Watch the video clips presenting the key moments in the company’s history from 1966 to 2016. You can also follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter to get the latest story!

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The beginning of a long-term relationship with the CEA


The conquest of the school market

The Eiffel Tower centenary and the acquisition of The Bateaux Parisiens 


Jamaica and Sodexo’s first participation in the Winter Olympic games


First Sodexo International innovation Forum 


The world’s biggest food services company

Fighting worldwide hunger

The creation of Sodexho Marriott Services in the U.S. 


Our commitment towards local communities


The Brazilian leader of vouchers and cards services

The Brazilien leader of company services

Developing our Facilities Management expertise in India

The first quality of life conference


FY2018 Registration Document

Sodexo Fiscal 2018 Registration Document (PDF, 7.90 Mb, new window)