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Creating optimum conditions for learning

Happy, healthy kids do better at school. A nutritious, balanced diet boosts their energy and sharpens their concentration. Their learning improves when they’re in a safe, welcoming environment. We help make schools caring, nurturing places for children throughout the world.

Focus Areas

Children eating lunch

Nurturing nutritious student lifestyles

Nutrition is a hot topic in schools these days. People realise the huge difference a healthy diet can make to a schoolkid’s performance. We make sure that every child has access to healthy, balanced meals and understands the importance of good nutrition.

Sodexo catering employees working in a kitchen wearing hair nets and face masks

Ensuring food safety

Preserving the highest standards of safety in the school dining hall is an absolute priority to ensure each and every child is offered the very best nutrition. Sodexo has the world’s largest team of nutritionists and trains its employees in food safety.

A Sodexo employee cleaning a globe in a school classroom

Creating the ideal safe and clean learning environment

Why is creating a safe, comfortable school environment so important? Because it directly affects kids’ performance. From well-maintained school grounds and clean toilets to fast, efficient tech maintenance – if it supports their welfare, it helps them shine.

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Supporting local communities

Schools are at the heart of local communities. It’s important to support them by hiring and purchasing locally – by investing in things like local environmental solutions and sustainable sourcing. Sodexo is committed to sourcing 92.5% of supplies locally.

Chopped up vegetable cuttings

Reducing food waste

Food chain suppliers must step up. By reducing their consumption of natural resources. Making a commitment to reducing food waste. Sodexo is a founder of the International Food Waste Coalition, which reduces waste through an innovative farm-to-fork approach.



The SoHappy app has been deployed in over 2,500 schools around the world

People who make a difference to pupils every day: Meet Kevin Dyer

"Unique, respectful, brave, friendly, happy and good" are just a few words used by pupils to describe Kevin Dyer from DC public schools.
Kevin is committed to providing everything the children at Payne Elementary Schools need in terms of nutrition every day and feels he simply has to go the extra mile for them.
As one child said: "If you fall he will help you get up, talk to you if you are sad"
This video has also won an AVA Platinum award from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

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Mr Kevin, Chef at a US a US Sodexo school



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