2019 IWD Celebrating Balance for Better

2019 IWD Celebrating Balance for Better


At Sodexo, we firmly believe in ‘Balance for Better’

This International Women’s Day (IWD), and every day, we are working to move the needle towards gender balance. This includes initiatives supporting a culture of inclusion through flexibility, our SoTogether gender network, talent management, mentoring and development, Spirit of Inclusion training, and raising awareness through campaigns and IWD celebrations in our sites and offices around the world.

The crew at Weipa Evans Landing show off their balanced teams and #BalanceforBetter poses at their IWD celebration last week. Renee Lamers,Village Manager – Evans Landing

Gove House held a “Toolbox Brunch”, conducting the International Women’s Day presentation and sharing ways we show our support and solidarity for gender balance. RTA Clients were also in attendance and the event was enjoyed by the team on site. – Nick Burrows, Town Services Manager, Nhulunbuy

The Sodexo Team on Shell Prelude celebrated the International Women’s Day with everyone on board the facility. Toolbox was conducted with the team and everyone discussed on the benefits of having gender balance in our workplace, share what gender balance means to each team members and our role in supporting gender balance. A ‘high seas high tea’ was enjoyed by everyone on board. – Susan Thangaiah,Operations Manager

Hailybury Keysborough show their commitment in pressing for progress and gender balance. – Belinda Bean, Business Manager – Haileybury College

“We served a special International Women’s Day breakfast at Loreto today for international Woman’s Day.” – Ben Mootoosamy, Catering Manager

At Olympic dam village, the camp organised a morning followed by a toolbox talk celebrating the achievements of our Sodexo women around the world. Happy International Women’s Day from the team at Olympic dam village South Australia! – Ruth Hawker, Health & Lifestyle Coordinator

The Wickham team were really interested with the survey stats regarding gender balance, it generated some great conversations within team. We enjoyed an afternoon tea and had fun posing for some photographs. – Scott Westbrook, IFMS Manager Wickham