Sodexo earns highest marks in RobecoSAM's "Sustainability Yearbook" for eleventh straight year

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Award recognizes companies that through their Corporate Responsibility efforts are acting to "help realize the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030"

PARIS, Feb. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, reinforces its position as one of the most sustainable companies in the world by earning Gold Class distinction in RobecoSAM's annual "Sustainability
Yearbook 2018". For the eleventh consecutive year, Sodexo was ranked as the top-scoring company in its sector for its excellent sustainability performance, scoring 78% compared to an industry average of 39%.

This recognition reflects Sodexo's commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals ("SDG's") which underpins the company's Corporate Responsibility roadmap, Better Tomorrow 2025. Better Tomorrow 2025 consists of nine robust commitments designed to reinforce the culture of responsible behavior throughout Sodexo's business and address the company's important role in tackling the global issues of acting for a hunger-free world, improving gender equality and preventing food waste. These nine commitments are fully aligned with the SDG's and each commitment has a measurable objective allowing Sodexo to constantly monitor progress.

More about RobecoSAM's Sustainability YearbookEach year, RobecoSAM, a leading asset management company focusing on sustainability investing, publishes "The Sustainability Yearbook", the world's most comprehensive publication on corporate sustainability performance. Over 3,500 of the world's largest companies are invited to participate in the annual RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). View RobecoSAM's Sustainability Yearbook for more information.

About SodexoFounded 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 80 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. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over 50 years of experience: from food services, reception, safety, maintenance and cleaning, to facilities and equipment management; from Meal Pass, Gift Pass and Mobility Pass benefits for employees to in-home assistance, child care centers and concierge services. Sodexo's success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business and financial model and its ability to continuously develop and to engage the commitment of its 427,000 employees throughout the world. Sodexo is a member of the CAC 40 and DJSI Indices.

Key figures (as of August 31, 2017)

20.7 billion euro in consolidated revenues427,000 employees19th largest employer worldwide80 countries100 million consumers served daily17 billion euro market capitalization (as of January 10, 2018)

SOURCE Sodexo Canada

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