Originally published: July 12, 2016
To further express its global commitment to inclusion and support for people with disabilities, Sodexo just signed the internationally recognized ILO Global Business Disability Network Charter.
Signatories to the Charter agree to work together to advance workplace inclusion on a global scale by sharing ideas, resources and best practices.
The signing ceremony took place June 29th in Paris at a special event organized by the International Labor Organization (ILO) Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN).
The Charter, which provides a common global framework for including people with disabilities, was signed by Denis Machuel, Sodexo's CEO, Benefits and Rewards Services, and leader of the company's Disability Voice Taskforce. Other multinational enterprises signing the Charter included: IBM France, BNP Paribas and Repsol.
Machuel pledged that, over the next 10 years, Sodexo would continue its drive to actively recruit, engage and support people with disabilities throughout its worldwide operations, including Canada.