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Sodexo has been named to Women’s Business Enterprise National Council's list of  America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs), the food services and facility management company announces via press release.

America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises honors corporations for supplier diversity programs that reduce barriers and drive growth for women-owned businesses.

“Sodexo is honored to be recognized by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council as one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises,” says Darlene Fuller, senior director, Supplier Diversity, Sodexo North America. “Sodexo aims to promote growth for women through its Better Tomorrow 2025 roadmap, which commits to supporting small and local businesses, while also having strong women representation throughout Sodexo.”

Sodexo will be honored in front of an audience of more than 1,800 business leaders at the WBENC Summit & Salute taking place March 16 to 18, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee.

"We are proud to honor WBENC’s Top Corporations for WBEs, including Sodexo, for choosing to break down barriers, enable growth and increase opportunities for women-owned businesses," says Pamela Prince-Eason, president and CEO of WBENC, the nation's leader in women's business development. "WBENC-Certified WBEs in turn fuel innovation and empower communities through economic growth and job creation."

Sodexo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has been consistently recognized by external organizations and notable diversity publications. Gerri Mason Hall, Sodexo’s senior vice president and chief human resources officer for North America, made Savoy Magazine’s list of the most influential women in corporate America for 2019. Sodexo was named as one of LATINA Style, Inc's Top 50 Companies of the Year for 2019.