Sodexo Recognized by Latina Style Magazine as One of the Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.

Honor earned for a commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees can excel
Sep 6, 2012 9:55 AM ET
Press Release

(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - September 6, 2012 - LATINA Style Magazine has named Sodexo, Inc., as one of the Top 50 U.S. companies in its annual LATINA Style 50 Report. The winners were announced this week and Sodexo is featured in the magazine's August edition. The LATINA Style 50 Report is a comprehensive annual study of the fifty best companies for Latinas to work for in the United States, and is the most respected evaluation of corporate America's policies and practices as they relate to Latinas in this country.

“We are honored to once again be included in the LATINA Style 50 Report as it speaks to our continued commitment and support for workplace diversity and inclusion,” said Dr. Rohini Anand, senior vice president and global chief diversity officer for Sodexo. “This is an important achievement as we celebrate the tenth year of our diversity journey.”

“Every year, since 1998, we have produced the LATINA Style 50 Special Report. It is the most intensive effort that our company undertakes in ensuring that Latinas and the companies that they work for receive the recognition they deserve,” said Robert Bard, president & CEO of LATINA Style Magazine. “LATINA Style Magazine carefully evaluates over 800 corporations to choose the 50 best companies for Latinas to work for in the U.S. Our survey is a highly regarded source of employment and career information for Hispanic women in our country, and the Selection Committee was impressed by Sodexo's well-documented commitment to creating an environment where all employees can thrive. I congratulate Sodexo, Inc. for making the 2012 Top 50.”

Sodexo is considered the benchmark company for diversity and inclusion in its industry and is consistently recognized among all companies in North America as a best place to work for minorities, multicultural women, veterans, and people with disabilities.

About Sodexo

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Sodexo, Inc. (, leading Quality of Daily Life Solutions company in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, delivers On-site Service Solutions in Corporate, Education, Health Care, Government, and Remote Site segments, and Motivation Solutions such as Esteem Pass. Sodexo, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., funds all administrative costs for the Sodexo Foundation (, an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $17 million in grants to end childhood hunger in America. Visit the corporate blog at
Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions
Quality of Life plays an important role in the progress of individuals and the performance of organizations. Based on this conviction, Sodexo acts as a partner for companies and institutions that place a premium on performance and employee well-being, as it has since Pierre Bellon founded the company in 1966. Sharing the same passion for service, Sodexo's 413,000 employees in 80 countries design, manage and deliver an unrivaled array of Quality of Life Services. Sodexo has created a new form of service business that contributes to the fulfillment of its employees and the economic, social and environmental development of the communities, regions and countries in which it operates.