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.

Our awards

Among the recent awards received by Sodexo in Ireland during the past year

We have a clear focus on what quality means to us as a leading service provider of Food Services in Ireland and can demonstrate this through the numerous awards we have received over the past year.

2015: The team representing Sodexo won the Gold Medal and Best in Show at the Inaugural Contract Caterers Culinary Challenge, Catex 2015.

January 2015: Sodexo Ireland Ltd. has recently achieved company wide certification to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007.  This is a true reflection of Sodexo's commitment to quality services, safety, health and the environment.

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June 2014: Within Sodexo, people are at the heart of what we do.  Our investment in our people helps us and our staff achieve the company and personal objectives set.  In 2014 Sodexo were accredited the Excellence Through People award.  Excellence Through People is Ireland’s only national human resource management scheme and is accredited by The National Standards Authority Ireland (NSAI).

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Unique to our business, Sodexo are proud to commit to sourcing  meat, chicken, eggs, bacon and potatoes from suppliers accredited with the an Bord Bia’s Quality Assurance Scheme, this scheme demonstrates our commitment to sourcing Irish produce.

2014: Sodexo at eBay and Clongowes Wood College were finalists in the Best In House Catering category at the 2014 Hotel and Catering Gold Medal Awards.  This is a highly contested award across the in-house catering sector and demonstrates our ongoing commitment across all business segments to deliver the highest quality of service to our customers.

2014: Sodexo at Allianz were winners in the Best Catering Job category at the 2014 National Hospitality Award. The award recognises the efforts of the local team on site who clearly understand the needs of their clients on a day to day basis.

Sodexo has achieved the “Happy Heart” Award in many site locations. The award states that the restaurant provides healthy options.

Sodexo Ireland was recognised for its commitment to food safety at the recent inaugural Food Safety Assurance Awards organised by the Irish Food Safety Professionals Association.

March 2014: Sodexo has been recognised as leading the way on the inclusion and progress of women in the workplace by winning the Global Award at the Opportunity Now Excellence in Practice Awards 2014.
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January 2017: Sodexo was highly commended in the communication and engagement category for the successful pilot of its sustainable meals, Green & Lean, at eight independent schools.  Sodexo is now extending the range of recipes and rolling them out to all independent schools where it provides food services.

November 2016: Sodexo is the first ever winner of the Business of the Year award for the category for organisations with turnover over £100m and a substantial operation in the region but without a head office in Greater Manchester. Sodexo was recognised for making a significant contribution to the region through employment, development and investment.

CIPS Supply Management Awards

September 2016: Sodexo received the Best Process Improvement Initiative award at the CIPS Supply Management awards for its chilled product consolidation programme, which brought together the direct dairy and direct deli supply chains into a central distribution network. The result of this consolidation has removed 132,000 deliveries, 100,000 invoices and reduced 86 tonnes of CO2.

April 2016: Sodexo has been named in The Times Top 50 for Employers for Women for the third year in a row. The Times top 50 recognises the leading UK organisations which ensure their workplaces provide women with the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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ROBECO SAM Sustainability Award Sector Leader 2013

Sodexo’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader, Gold Class, and Sector Mover.