Sodexo is a top supplier diversity program and top veteran-friendly company committed to supporting and hiring veterans. The company provides training and development opportunities where veterans can utilize their leadership skills in various fields including sales, clinical nutrition, facilities and engineering management, culinary and food service management, environmental services, and information technology.
According to senior vice president of Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer Rohini Anand, one of their top inclusion and diversity priorities is to support veterans and their families. Under Sodexo’s Better Tomorrow Plan, the company will partner with vendors led by service-disabled veterans, women, minorities, people with disabilities and members of the LGBT community in the U.S. The company also plans to allocate 25 percent of its global spending on local and small businesses focusing on women and other underrepresented groups.
Sodexo was established in 1966 and now has more than 460,000 employees in 72 countries. It deals with more than 100 million customers daily. The company was also recognized by U.S. Veterans Magazine as Best of the Best as a Top Veteran-Friendly Company in 2018.