Fort Worth, Texas — (February 3, 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 named to FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies list for the 11th consecutive year. Within the Diversified Outsourced Services industry, Sodexo ranked first for global competitiveness, second for corporate responsibility and third, overall.
“Sodexo is honored to have to be named to FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies list,” said Sarosh Mistry, Chair, Sodexo North America. “Sodexo continually strives to live out our definition of a ‘Quality of Life’ company – this is completely driven by the values we were founded on. The fact that we are continually recognized in this list of admired companies is both a testament to our teams in the field and our extreme focus on ensuring that how and why we get the job done is just as important as getting it done well.”
Fortune collaborated with its partner Korn Ferry on this survey of corporate reputations. It began with a universe of about 1,500 candidates: the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue, along with non-U.S. companies in Fortune’s Global 500 database that have revenues of $10 billion or more. It winnowed the assortment to the highest-revenue companies in each industry, a total of 670 in 30 countries. The top-rated companies were picked from that pool of 670; the executives who voted work at the companies in that group.
To determine the best-regarded companies in 52 industries, Korn Ferry asked executives, directors, and analysts to rate enterprises in their own industry on nine criteria, from investment value and quality of management and products to social responsibility and ability to attract talent. A company’s score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to be listed. Find complete rankings here.
The February/March 2021 issue of FORTUNE is available newsstands on February 8.
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.
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.
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