Sodexo, the leader in digital employee benefit solutions, promises to improve the quality of life, of those the company serves and create positive change for individuals, communities and the environment through ambitions outlined in Better Tomorrow 2025. With this promise, the brand aims at celebrating International Women’s Day differently this year.
Across the country, employees of Sodexo will be spending their time with various NGOs supporting women empowerment and working towards upliftment of the underserved. This activation will be undertaken in Metro Cities like Mumbai (Jai Vakeel Foundation), Delhi (Andh Mahavidhalay), and Bangalore (Sri Rakum School for the Blind) as well as smaller cities like Pune, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad.
In Mumbai, Sodexo would be celebrating Women’s Day with differently-abled women and children at The Jai Vakeel Foundation, the largest and oldest non-profit organization serving women and children with a holistic approach, by providing them with healthcare, education, skill development and support services. The company will also extend financial support to the foundation to further contribute towards their growth and wellness.
Anish Sarkar, CEO, Sodexo BRS India said, “At Sodexo, we are strong believers of improving the Quality of Life of employees at the workplace. We work towards creating a healthy and inclusive work environment for our employees, so they can bring their whole selves to work regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, age, or ethnicity. This year, we are embracing Diversity and Inclusion outside the workplace as well. We are happy to celebrate this International Women’s Day with NGOs empowering women and kids.”
Keeping the Diversity & Inclusion fundamentals of the business intact, women comprise 31% of the total workforce at Sodexo BRS India. The brand has also implemented several initiatives to empower women at the workplace including Work from home, Childcare benefits and extended Maternity leave. This approach is incorporated into the company’s vision for a Better Tomorrow 2025.