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Sodexo, Inc.—Using Return on Investment Results to Measure Executive Mentoring Success

Sodexo, Inc., launched its North American mentoring initiative in 2005 based on strong empirical evidence regarding the importance—for both employee development and business success—of corporate mentoring programs and linking mentoring to a positive return on investment (ROI). Sodexo's initiative comprises three mentoring opportunities that aim to cultivate a diverse, inclusive culture; increase overall strength and diversity of the leadership pipeline; improve employee retention; and foster connections for employees dispersed across the continent.


An excerpt of this practice was first published in 2010 in Making Mentoring Work.