Sodexo Awarded Platinum Rating for Corporate Social Responsibility

Fort Worth, Texas (January 7, 2021)  Inspirus LLC, a Sodexo Group company and leader in elevating employee experiences and optimizing organizational culture through people-focused solutions, announced today that Sodexo has been awarded EcoVadis’ prestigious Platinum rating for 2020 – ranking in the top 1 percent of sustainable businesses. EcoVadis is a provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains.

EcoVadis evaluated Sodexo’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance though a detailed assessment of day-to-day business operations and their impact on the environment and the future. Included in the comprehensive analysis were 21 CSR criteria across four themes: environment, labor & human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. In addition to sustainability performance, continuous improvement actions were also assessed.

“We’re extremely pleased Sodexo was recognized with a Platinum rating for its sustainability initiatives in 2020,” says Lesa Blakey, Vice President of Operations and Culture at Inspirus, Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, USA. “We share their mission of collaborating with clients to design sustainable solutions for their businesses. Our culture encourages everyone to use innovation and technology to help clients reduce their environmental impact.”

About Inspirus
Employees play a large part in defining a company’s culture — their everyday experiences create the foundational structure that drives an organization to be strong, high-performing, and ultimately successful. Through our technology and integrated solutions, we elevate the employee experience and optimize organizational culture by providing a holistic approach throughout the entire employee journey. We 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, service anniversary, well-being, and diversity and inclusion. Inspirus aims to bring joy to work, one experience at a time.

Inspirus is part of the Sodexo Group. Visit us.sodexo.com to learn more.

About Sodexo 
Founded in Marseille in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 72 countries, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over more than 50 years of experience: from foodservices, reception, maintenance and cleaning, to facilities and equipment management; from services and programs fostering employees’ engagement to solutions that simplify and optimize their mobility and expenses management, to in-home assistance, childcare centers and concierge services. Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 460,000 employees throughout the world.

For more information, see Sodexo’s Corporate Social Responsibility and how we reduce our environmental impact

About Ecovadis
EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 190 purchasing categories and 160 countries.

Topics: award, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainability