Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, enters the CAC 40 index
March 11, 2016
The Euronext Scientific Board on Indices announced March 10, 2016 its decision to include Sodexo in the CAC 40 index. This decision will take effect as from the March 21, 2016, market trading session.
This decision confirms Sodexo’s stock market status with regard to market capitalization and trading volumes while also reflecting French and International investor confidence in Sodexo’s growth strategy based on its unique Quality of Life Services offering.
Sodexo is also included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), in which, for the 11th year running, it is the no. 1 company in its sector for sustainable development. On January 26, 2016 Sodexo also won first place in RobecoSAM’s three “Sustainability Yearbook 2016” categories: Industry Leader, Industry Mover and Gold Class.
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 nearly 50 years of experience: from food services, reception, safety, maintenance and cleaning, to 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 and financial model and its ability to continuously develop and to engage the commitment of its 420,000 employees throughout the world.
Key figures (As of August 31, 2015)
19.8 billion euro in consolidated revenues
19th largest employer worldwide
75 million consumers served daily
14 billion euro in market capitalization (as of January 12, 2016)