Associate Sponsor: Sodexo Ireland
Sodexo Ireland is part of the Sodexo Group, the world’s largest multi-services company. It delivers services that improve the quality of life to clients in business and industry, finance, government, education and healthcare. This includes catering, cleaning and reception to asset management, security, laboratory and grounds maintenance, enabling clients to focus on their core business.
The company employs 2,300 staff at 200 site locations with a turnover of €98m in 2016. It won the Top Site Contract Caterer Award at the 2016 Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Catering and was the Total Facilities Management Service Provider of the Year at the 2016 Facilities Management Awards Ireland.
Sodexo was a signatory of Ireland’s first Diversity Charter in 2012 and appears on the 2016 list of Top Ten Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality in Ireland.
Michelin-star chef and TV personality Derry Clarke is catering consultant and participates in client and staff development forums throughout the year. Irish soccer international Stephanie Roche is Health & Wellbeing Ambassador and supports the company’s ‘Healthwise’ initiative across its site locations.
Sodexo is a sponsor of Litfest, the annual food and drink literacy festival held at Ballymaloe, and a sponsor of Inspirefest, the two-day Dublin-based annual international science, arts and technology festival with diversity and inclusion at its heart.