Sodexo agreed to continue or to implement the programmatic initiatives outlined in the particular section. The Parties recognize that Sodexo has expended significant resources and would provide significant economic and other benefits to Sodexo and its employees. A. Commitment to EEO and Diversity
1. Statement of Commitment to Diversity
Sodexo shall communicate clearly that it is fully committed to being a leader in the field of diversity and equal employment opportunity. To that end, Sodexo shall adopt and publish the following Statement of Commitment to Diversity: Just as Sodexho is a leader in the food and facilities management industry, we are committed to promoting and fostering equal opportunity in all operations of our company. Sodexho believes that diversity and inclusion is a fundamental and indispensable objective which strengthens the company, maximizes the investment of shareholders, and prepares us to lead in the 21st century. Sodexho is fully committed to ensuring not only compliance with the equal opportunity laws, but also a deeper commitment to the principle that diversity and inclusion will help us realize our greatest potential as a company and maximize the potential of all of our employees. 2. Communicating Sodexo's Diversity Commitment
Each year of the Decree, Sodexo shall publish an annual Diversity Report in brochure form comparable to the 2004 Annual Diversity and Inclusion Report. In this report, Sodexo shall reaffirm its commitment to diversity and shall include the Statement of Commitment to Diversity ("Statement"). Each year, Sodexo shall provide copies of the Diversity Report to its exempt employees. In addition, Sodexo shall post the Statement of Commitment to Diversity prominently on its website. Sodexo shall also include the Statement in its Company Policy Manual and Employee Handbook upon their next revision. 3. Non-Discrimination Policy
Within ninety (90) days of the Effective Date of the Decree,...
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