Diversity & Inclusion - Pride network

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Diversity & Inclusion - Pride networkThe Pride network aims to lead on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) inclusion for everyone we work with.

The network undertakes a range of initiatives and activities to raise awareness and help us all understand our role in ensuring Sodexo’s working environments are welcoming for all.

As with all our networks, all UK and Ireland employees are welcome to join. The business needs positive allies and visible role models to support LGBT+ inclusion. Please get involved and champion inclusive behaviours.

You can join the Pride network here. 


Help and support

  • Free confidential help and support is available to all colleagues in the UK and Ireland via the Sodexo Supports Me helpline.
  • If you experience any inappropriate language or behaviour in your workplace, you can report it to your line manager or contact PeopleCentre on 0845 603 3644.

There are also external organisations that the Pride network partner with who provide specialist support in this area.

  • Stonewall - an organisation that campaigns for the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people across Britain. Helpline number: 0800 050 2020 (Mon-Fri, 09.30-17.30)

Latest News

Celebrating Pride

On Saturday 6 July, members of the Sodexo Pride UK & Ireland employee network descended on London to march in the city’s Pride parade. For a flavour of #SodexoPride, watch the employee video from parade day, made up of stories from our people in UK & Ireland.



Pride UK & Ireland will also be taking part in Mancheser Pride on 24 August 2019.

This is the second year that Sodexo has particpated at the huge Pride in London event, and the first time in England's second capital, Manchester.


IDAHOBIT - 17 May 2019

On Friday 17 May 2019, people across Sodexo wore purple to show solidarity with their LGBT+ colleagues for IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia. See all the photos on Facebook!


Lesbian Day of Visibility - 26 April

This is an annual event recognised on the 26 April each year. To celebrate, three Diversity & Inclusion blogs have been released - you can read them below:


#SodexoPride

Why join?

The Pride network represents our commitment to LGBT+ inclusion and the vital roles we all have to play in achieving this

By joining, you can make a positive difference. The network will provide opportunities for you to share experiences as well as ideas on how we can create an environment where everyone can meet their full potential

Click the link below and sign up now

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