Sodexo, a leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions, was ranked #2 on the 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, affirming its position as a benchmark employer in leveraging diversity and inclusion expertise as a competitive advantage in business. This year 535 companies applied to be evaluated by DiversityInc. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Sodexo has been recognized on DiversityInc’s Top 50 list, and its continued recognition reflects the consistent efforts and progress the company has made in its ongoing diversity journey.
In addition to DiversityInc’s Top 50 ranking, they also release specialty lists of the top 10 companies in various key areas. Sodexo has also earned the following rankings for 2011:
- #3 for Latinos
- #3 for Executive Women
- #3 for supplier diversity
- #4 for all Global Companies
- #5 for recruitment and retention efforts
- #7 for Blacks
- #7 for LGBT employees
- #9 for People with Disabilities
Sodexo has 120,000 employees at more than 6,000 client accounts in the U.S. It is the benchmark company for diversity and inclusion in its industry, and is consistently recognized among all companies in North America as a best place to work for minorities, multicultural women, veterans, and people with disabilities.
For more information about Sodexo’s DiversityInc. ranking and what it means to the company, visit Sodexo’s company blog: http://blogs.sodexousa.com/commentary/2011/03/03/the-diversity-inclusion-journey-continues/.