Montreal, QC – April 16, 2024 - For the fourth consecutive year, Sodexo has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2024 by Mediacorp Canada. Developing and nurturing a culture of sustainability throughout the organization is a concerted effort.  

Sodexo Canada’s sustainability strategy focuses on four pillars that align with the company’s global Better Tomorrow 2025 roadmap: prevention of food waste, prevention of material waste, promotion of plant-based meals, and responsible sourcing. 

“Our teams are driven by core values of innovation and sustainability. We work collaboratively with our clients and partners to develop solutions that not only have a positive impact on the environment but also support their business objectives,” says Normand St-Gelais, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Sodexo Canada. “This recognition as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers validates our path and inspires us to continue our journey toward a better tomorrow.” 
The following are a few of the many initiatives that make Sodexo one of Canada's Greenest Employers: 

  • A formal plastics reduction policy to eliminate the use of plastic straws, stir sticks, plastic bags, takeout containers and polystyrene containers from our operations, in addition to a formal program designed to reduce waste and replace single-use disposable food and beverage containers with reusable ones
  • Maintaining an ongoing partnership with Bullfrog Power to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that ensure Canadian offices and a warehouse location are powered with green electricity. Thanks to this partnership, 69 tonnes of CO2 were avoided in the 2023 fiscal year.
  • A proprietary on-site platform for sustainability reporting enabling progress tracking, performance assessment and benchmarking. The SEA (Site Engagement Assessment) portal and application play a pivotal role in producing strategic action plans to achieve sustainability goals across all units.
  • A partnership with Tree Canada, with a commitment to plant 2,400 trees across the country to support reforestation through the National Greening Program. In addition, a tree is planted through Tree Canada for every new hire at Sodexo Canada.


To learn more about Sodexo Canada’s sustainability values, practices and partnerships visit our sustainability webpage.



About Sodexo Canada

Sodexo is the leader in sustainable food service and valued experiences, at every moment in life: learn, work, heal and play. Sodexo is committed to meeting the challenges of everyday life with a dual goal: to improve the quality of life of our employees and those we serve, and to contribute to the economic, social, and environmental progress in the communities where we operate. Our purpose is to create a better everyday for everyone to build a better life for all. Sodexo has been recognized as a top employer in Canada for the past seven consecutive years.

Key figures – Sodexo Canada 

  • RE 100 Achievement (renewable energy) for scope 2 emissions in 2021 
  • Recipient of Canada's Diversity & Inclusion Employer Awards 2021 
  • Global Ecovadis Platinum Rating 2020 
  • 1 million consumers served daily 
  • 7000 employees 

To learn more about our sustainability values, practices and partnerships visit Sodexo’s corporate social responsibility commitments and progress

For more information

Stephanie Aubin, Director of Communications
Sodexo Canada 

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