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2010-12-15 15:46:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition provider Sodexo partnered with Chicago's Namaste Charter School to earn the first Sodexo-served school Gold Award of Distinction certification in the United States Department of Agriculture's HealthierUS School Challenge, the highest ranking possible in the program designed to promote good nutrition and physical activity. Namaste Charter School used its Healthy Lifestyles Program, an initiative that fosters student achievement by...

2010-12-03 15:08:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo dining services at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles received top marks on Green Report Card 2011 published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. Sodexo's integrated sustainable purchasing policies, trayless dining initiatives, use of biodegradable service ware and composting programs helped earn LMU the highest distinction in the report card's category of Food and Recycling. "Our dining services offer LMU students a...

2010-11-18 15:50:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, was honored last night for its longstanding commitment to fighting hunger domestically and globally by Bread for the World and The Alliance to End Hunger. Sodexo president and CEO George Chavel accepted the award, which represents the company's outstanding achievements in alleviating hunger in the United States and around the world. (Photo:...

2010-11-17 09:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune announced the winners of its 5th Annual Research Abstract Competition highlighting the work of the next generation of scientific leaders performing research in areas of respiratory, inflammation and autoimmune (RIA) disease. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from around the world were invited to submit abstracts on RIA research as part of a competition sponsored by MedImmune, AstraZeneca's global biologics unit. First...

2010-11-17 05:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo employees at eight college campuses cut kitchen waste by about one third, simply by tracking and monitoring food waste, according to the preliminary findings from the first eight weeks of a pilot study that is part of the company's commitment to stop wasting food to curb climate change and improve business practices. Sodexo is partnering with LeanPath, a technology company providing food waste tracking systems, to conduct the...

2010-11-12 00:00:42

One of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Adopts Video Interviewing for Recruiting Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) November 11, 2010 InterviewStream.com, the premier provider of video interview solutions, today announced that Sodexo, a leading provider of quality of life services with 120,000 employees, has chosen to utilize InterviewStream's web-based video interview solutions. InterviewStream will enable Sodexo hiring managers to deliver online interviews while saving valuable time and...

2010-10-14 13:17:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 850 students at Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy have at least 10 healthy entrees to choose from each day at several different a la carte areas including grill, deli, pizza, and culinary-creation stations thanks to student nutrition provider Sodexo. In the past, the school's Pontiac campus for middle and high school students, offered only one main lunch entree daily. The company used its culinary expertise to unveil a...

2010-10-11 16:53:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, nearly 900 students at Salem-Keizer Public Schools' Leslie Middle School will learn more about the abundance of food grown and produced in Oregon as they enjoy a farm to school lunch from student nutrition provider Sodexo. The lunch, which is part of Sodexo's commitment to student well-being, offers a great opportunity for Leslie Middle School students to learn more about the wide range of healthy and delicious food available locally and...

2010-09-30 18:24:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Holiday Inn Gaithersburg was honored at the 2009 Gaithersburg Planning Awards for its completion of specific projects that exhibited excellence in planning and development within the city of Gaithersburg. The Planning Commission considered projects that were completed between the years 2003 and 2009. Categories for the awards include residential, commercial, general and mixed used projects, environmental practices, grassroots initiatives,...

2010-09-16 05:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today students in 16 New England public school districts will help their communities as they help themselves to lunch during Sodexo's All Local Day, an event featuring menu choices sourced from local suppliers. The day, which is part of Sodexo's commitment to the overall well-being of the students it serves, offers a great opportunity for more than 74,000 students throughout the region and their parents to learn more about the wide range of...