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Inspirus - 1st Comprehensive Diversity & Inclusion Solution

FORT WORTH, Texas – (September 11, 2018)  Inspirus, a Sodexo Group company and leader in elevating employee experiences and optimizing organizational culture through people-focused solutions, expands its offering by delivering Sodexo’s expertise in the area of diversity and inclusion within its current platform.  

Diversity and inclusion are a top priority on CEO dashboard metrics and a critical area of focus for most organizations. Inspirus will help organizations address diversity and inclusion with proven strategies and measurable impact. Through the Inspirus Employee Engagement Platform, Inspirus provides programmatic solutions in diversity and inclusion that will: Increase understanding and knowledge through micro-learning courses; promote diversity awareness and celebrate accomplishments through messaging and communications; and reinforce inclusive behaviors via social recognition programs. Inspirus, where employees live the mission Bring Joy to Work, One Experience at a Time™” will provide diversity and inclusion solutions that will help clients enhance their culture and increase mindfulness and communication in this critical area. The configurable programs and services will reinforce clients’ diversity and inclusion objectives.

“Diversity and inclusion is a cornerstone of Sodexo’s growth strategy and brand promise,” said Rohini Anand, PhD, SVP, Corporate Responsibility & Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo. “Continuing to equip our employees, clients and customers with the tools and resources they need to build awareness and competency is something we take pride in,” said Anand. “And Integrating diversity and inclusion solutions into the Inspirus Employee Engagement Platform is just another example of how we ensure that it stays top of mind in our (and our clients) business.”

“Inspirus is excited to offer diversity and inclusion solutions. This offering is a natural progression of our services and aligns with our desire to improve the workplace experience. Employees will be able to expand their knowledge, promote awareness, and recognize personal and team efforts in D&I, while companies benefit from fostering a more diverse and inclusive workplace culture that drives greater business results. Backed by our extensive experience, industry-leading research and Subject Matter Practitioners™, clients will receive value-added consultative guidance and research-driven D&I solutions from Sodexo, one of the first DiversityInc Hall of Fame inductees,” remarked Mia Mends, CEO Inspirus and Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, USA.

Inspirus continues to elevate the employee experience and deliver on Sodexo’s mission of improving the quality of life for employees around the globe.  Sodexo’s solutions reach over 100 million consumers every day across 80 countries. Its consistent focus on diversity and inclusion globally has allowed Sodexo, under the leadership of Dr. Anand, to deliver consultative programs that support existing clients.  Today, Inspirus takes that one step further and delivers decades of expertise through a user-centric solution focused on educating, recognizing and empowering employees across the world.

About Inspirus
Inspirus believes employees make up the foundation of culture, which is shaped and evolved through everyday experiences that are essential to the development of strong, high-performing organizations. We seek to influence the employee experience through our six Quality of Life dimensions: recognition, health and well-being, personal growth, physical environment, social interaction, and ease and efficiency.        

Only Inspirus combines an integrated rewards engine, learning courses, communication tools and analytics into a single platform spanning recognition, well-being, safety, milestone awards and community involvement. Through Sodexo’s broader mission of improving the Quality of Life of all we serve, Inspirus aims to bring joy to work, one experience at a time.

Visit inspirus.com for more information.

About Sodexo
Sodexo North America is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 80 countries. Sodexo is a leading provider of integrated food, facilities management and other services that enhance organizational performance, contribute to local communities and improve quality of life for millions of customers in corporate, education, healthcare, senior living, sports and leisure, government and other environments daily. The company employs 150,000 people at 13,000 sites in all 50 U.S. states and Canada and indirectly supports tens of thousands of additional jobs through its annual purchases of $9.2 billion in goods and services from small to large American businesses. Sodexo is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion and safety, while upholding the highest standards of corporate responsibility and ethical business conduct. In support of local communities across the U.S., the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has contributed close to $32 million over the past 20 years to help feed children in America impacted by hunger. To learn more about Sodexo, visit SodexoUSA.com, SodexoInsights.com and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Topics: employee engagement, employee experience, engagement technology, diversity