BURLINGTON, ON, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - For the fifth year in a row Mediacorp, the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers, have recognized Sodexo Canada as a Top Employer in the Hamilton-Niagara region of Ontario.
Sodexo Canada, the world leader in quality of life services, was recognized by Mediacorp as being progressive and forward-thinking in terms of their employee programs and is the only company to offer services based on over one hundred professions. Sodexo is committed to enhancing employee well-being, optimizing work processes and ensuring proper functioning and safety of sites for companies, hospitals, university campuses, remote sites and large worksites. Recently, the company has placed an emphasis on Diversity & Inclusion, prompting the launch of employee business resource groups created to raise awareness of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disabilities. Sodexo Canada continues to invest heavily in educational opportunities, career development, employee benefits and mentoring programs; all of which aligns with their mission of improving the quality of life wherever Sodexo operates.
"We're extremely proud of this Top Employer recognition and dedicate it to our employees who deliver excellence at our client sites day in and day out. The success of Sodexo as a company is tied directly to our people. My focus as President is to make sure that employees have the tools that they need to succeed and that they feel safe and welcome in their work environment." shares Barry Telford, President, Sodexo Canada, Ltd."
Sodexo in Canada
Sodexo has been delivering On-Site Services in Canada for over 40 years. Recognized as a strategic partner, Sodexo Canada is dedicated to providing Quality of Life Services for clients, their employees and visitors in the corporate, education, healthcare and remote sites segments. These Quality of Life Services create healthy, safe, and efficient environments allowing individuals and organizations to grow and succeed. Delivering food and facilities management services for over 200 clients, Sodexo is a market leader in Canada in terms of revenue and consumers served, and has been recognized as a top employer for the past five consecutive years. Sodexo Canada is proud to have created the Sodexo Foundation, an independent charitable organization that has donated more than 1 million meals to at risk youth in Canada since it was founded in 2000. For more information, please visit www.sodexo.ca, or follow us on Twitter @SodexoCanada.
Founded 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 75 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 more than 45 years of experience: from reception, safety, maintenance and cleaning, to foodservices and facilities and equipment management; from Meal Pass, Gift Pass and Mobility Pass benefits for employees to in-home assistance 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 419,000 employees throughout the world.
Key Figures (as of August 31, 2014)
| Sodexo in the World
18 billion euro consolidated revenue
18th largest employer worldwide
75 million consumers served daily
12.3 billion euro market capitalization (as of
November 12, 2014)
| Sodexo in Canada
1.1 million consumers served daily
SOURCE: Sodexo Canada
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