SODEXO: Sodexo launches Quality of Life Observer, the first media 100% dedicated to Quality of Life

    SODEXO: Sodexo launches Quality of Life Observer, the first media 100%
                         dedicated to Quality of Life

 Sodexo launches Quality of Life Observer, the first media 100% dedicated to
                               Quality of Life

Issy-les-Moulineaux, March 17, 2014 - Sodexo launches the Quality of Life
Observer, the first online media to monitor and interpret the components that
contribute to Quality of Life in environments as diverse as businesses,
healthcare facilities, campuses and schools, remote sites and prisons.

Through the Quality of Life Observer, Sodexo provides decision makers and
opinion leaders with an information hub, contributing to the emergence of
Quality of Life as a decisive factor in individual and collective performance.

The content  provides a  global panorama  on Quality  of Life  through  shared 
experiences, expert  interviews, forums,  analyses of  university studies  and 
surveys. Rigorous and  eclectic, the Observer  provides in-depth treatment  of 
major issues and reveals some of the unexpected aspects surrounding Quality of

This unique production  is enhanced through  media monitoring and  is open  to 
external contributions from  "Quality of  Life Spotters," who  are invited  to 
highlight initiatives or propose articles.

Currently featured on the Quality of Life Observer:

n Design in healthcare has the power to impact people at their most
vulnerable: interview of Tama Duffy Day, Design Principle, Perkins+Will

  oWhat has gender balance brought men in terms of Quality of Life? 5 male
    top leaders tell us their stories
  oCan pets really change your Quality of Life?
  oEasing isolation for those who work far from home
  oWill corporate fitness win over employees' hearts?
  oFood for thought: why students should feed their brain
  oThe British student lifestyle: everything you need to know on a simple
  oAnd much more.

Discover the Quality of Life Observer

For more information, please visit and follow us
on Twitter (@ QOL_Observer)

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About Sodexo

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  more 
than 45  years of  experience: from  reception, maintenance  and cleaning,  to 
foodservices and 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 model  and its ability to  continuously 
develop and engage its 428,000 employees throughout the world.

Key Figures (as of August 31, 2013)

Sodexo in the world

18.4 billion euro consolidated revenue

428,000 employees

18th largest employer worldwide

80 countries

33,300 sites

75 million consumers served daily

11.6billion euro in market capitalization (as of January 7, 2014)


Laura SCHALK   

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Sodexo launches Quality of Life Observer


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