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 MachuelDenis Machuel, Chief Executive Officer, Sodexo


The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019

Times Top 50 logo

Sodexo has been recognised for its leadership in gender equality by being named for the sixth year in a row in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019. 

The list acknowledges UK employers who have made gender balance part of their business strategy, with consistent commitment to creating an inclusive workplace and the progress of women at all levels. View the press release.

Find out from colleagues across Sodexo UK and Ireland what role our culture, learning and development, access to networks and managers / leadership teams have played in their careers so far. Read the case studies.


Our committments

Gender Pay Gap Report

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.

Download the report
Gender Pay Gap Report