How we do business

Founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo has more than 428,000 employees worldwide. The Group’s development is built on fundamentals that unite our teams and give Sodexo its unique personality. These fundamentals are expressed through our values and ethical principles. More on our fundamentals.

Health and Safety is an integral part of Sodexo’s mission to improve Quality of Life:

  • Every day, in 72 countries, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers, all of whom rely on our health and safety systems

  • Every day, our 460,000 employees rely on Sodexo to provide safe working conditions

  • Every day, our clients, and the wider communities in which we operate, trust Sodexo to provide safe services

For all of these reasons, health and safety is a global strategic priority for the Group. Sodexo is committed to a global health and safety culture and world class health and safety performance. We know that integrating health and safety into everything we do minimizes risk to people and property.

The Better Tomorrow Plan

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We Are, We Do & We Engage: The basis of our strategy for Corporate responsibility.