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 Life.  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     infographic   oAnd much more.  Discover the Quality of Life Observer  For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter (@ QOL_Observer)  For an animated presentation on the Quality of Life Observer, please click here.  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)  Contacts  Press Laura SCHALK     Tel. & Fax : +33 1 57 75 85 69 Mathieu SCARAVETTI  Tel. & Fax : +33 1 57 75 81 28  Sodexo launches Quality of Life Observer  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------  This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: SODEXO via Globenewswire HUG#1769285