Sodexo: Committed to Supporting Sustainable Business
When employees work in a suitable environment, they are more comfortable, efficient and safer. For its clients and consumers, Sodexo creates, develops and provides services to improve their quality of life.
WasteLESS Week is a five day campaign that we run for our clients (and our own sites) around the world each October. It empowers consumers, clients and our employees to reduce waste by celebrating the benefits of wasting less food, water, energy, paper and raw materials – including cleaner air, more natural spaces and helping share our planet’s natural resources. www.sodexo.com Everyday our consumers, clients and Sodexo employees are engaging in actions that reduce waste. WasteLESS Week is an opportunity to thank them and show them the positive benefits of their actions.,Discover in 3 minutes Sodexo’s Quality of Life services, its commitments, its achievements, and the Fiscal 2013 key figures.
Today, we live in a world where more than 30% of all food produced is left uneaten, while more than 800 million people suffer from hunger and malnutrition. With Ardo, SCA, PepsiCo, McCain, Unilever Food Solutions and WWF, we are one of the founding members of the International Food Waste Coalition, a collaborative farm-to-fork approach to combat food waste throughout the food services value chain. internationalfoodwastecoalition.org International Food Waste Coaltion
Sodexo’s global initiative that allows our teams to collect, measure and track the amount of food wasted in preproduction (such as food that is prepared and cooked but not plated) as well as identify ways to reduce wastage. Unilever’s European sites reduced the amount of wasted food by 4.8 tons in 2014 by implementing our Sodexo’s WasteWatch program. www.sodexo.com
The “10 Golden Rules” are a set of guiding principles focused on nutrition, health and wellness that guide our offers and promote healthy lifestyle behaviors with consumers. They are based on nutritional recommendations and applied according to an in-depth understanding of local nutritional contexts and needs. We are the world’s largest private sector employer of dietitians, who encourage customers to adopt healthy daily eating habits. www.sodexo.com Touching the lives of 75 million consumers every day, Sodexo has the opportunity and obligation to promote and encourage healthier choices that improve Quality of Life for millions of people around the world.
In Belgium, the company restaurants that we manage offer a ‘Vitality Corner’ to allow employees to be better informed and develop a more responsible approach to their nutrition. ‘Vitality Corner’ booths installed at Sodexo-managed restaurants in Belgium enable consumers to obtain science-based information and ask one of our dietitians questions about dietary-related issues. In addition to addressing topics such as well-being, diabetes or heart disease, the corners offer changing information with monthly themes such as balanced breakfasts, seasonal fruits and vegetables and the influence of diet on sleep and stress. vitalitycorner.bysodexo.be Intro - Sodexo Benelux Online
Working with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), we have developed an industry-leading methodology to calculate the carbon emissions within our entire supply chain. Based on measurements done in 14 countries and pilot programs, we are implementing a plan to achieve the 34% target that includes efforts to reduce food waste, increased deployment of our energy efficiency interventions, the integration of low-carbon renewable energy sources into the company’s energy management offers and working with suppliers to reduce emissions in our supply chain. www.sodexo.com On World Environment Day Sodexo, global leader in Quality of Life services, announced plans to amplify its efforts to reduce its operations' environmental impact, as well as that of its supply chain. This action follows a long-term engagement of 5 years, during which Sodexo has been working with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to develop an industry-leading methodology to calculate carbon emissions within the group’s entire supply chain.,On World Environment Day Sodexo, global leader in Quality of Life services, announced plans to amplify its efforts to reduce its operations' environmental impact, as well as that of its supply chain. This action follows a long-term engagement of 5 years, during which Sodexo has been working with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to develop an industry-leading methodology to calculate carbon emissions within the group’s entire supply chain.
By 2017, Sodexo has pledged to purchase more than 1 billion US dollars of products and services from almost 5,000 small to medium-sized businesses in 40 countries, with 1,500 of those businesses owned and operated by women. The economic impact of this action is projected to support more than 250,000 jobs over the next three years. www.sodexo.com Sodexo will promote the economic development of diverse and inclusive businesses through our Supply Chain Inclusion Program in all the countries where we operate by 2020.,Sodexo will promote the economic development of diverse and inclusive businesses through our Supply Chain Inclusion Program in all the countries where we operate by 2020.,By 2017, Sodexo will purchase more than $1 billion of products and services from almost 5,000 small to medium-sized businesses in 40 countries.,Key Indicators Supply Chains & SMEs,As a member of the Clinton Global Initiative, we are proud to support diverse businesses around the world.,Local development in Peru,Contact Us - Sodexo Corporate Responsibility
In the Netherlands, we work with Willem & Drees to provide apples and pears in restaurants near those farmers. Guests enjoy the varied and responsible fruit offerings. Each apple or pear is labelled with its type, as well as the name and location of the grower. nl.sodexo.com Sodexo organizes the Servathon, an operation that mobilizes our employees to work in their communities and engage with local partners to help fight hunger and malnutrition.
For the new headquarters project, Sodexo provided extensive support to help Bancolombia achieve the coveted LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Gold Certification. This required development of an action plan, detailed documentation, and calculation of energy savings. As well as having a positive impact on quality of life for clients and employees, this green building initiative meant further savings for Bancolombia - 10% in energy and 12% in water consumption. www.sodexo.com Since 2005, more than 2,000 inmates from several Chilean penal institutions have benefited from at least one of the 8 training programs developed by Sodexo.