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2011-04-15 10:22:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Sodexo, Inc. has been named a 'Best Place to Work for Hourly Workers' by Working Mother Magazine for having a culture and programs in place that help hourly workers succeed and advance. The magazine's list reflects best practices across a spectrum of employer policies and programs including health benefits, employee assistance programs, paid leave and training. Sodexo earned top 10 rankings in career...

2011-04-12 13:28:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, and the Kent Denver school, a college-preparatory day school in Englewood, Colo., unveiled today the first LEED Platinum free-standing dining facility in the world. The Kent Denver dining hall is first-of-its-kind in that it will use approximately 50 percent less energy and water than a typical building, and was constructed using environmentally-friendly, sustainably-produced,...

2011-04-11 13:01:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition provider and student well-being champion Sodexo partnered with Birmingham Public Schools in Birmingham, Mich. to help the district's eight elementary schools earn Bronze-level certification in the United States Department of Agriculture's HealthierUS School Challenge, a program designed to promote good nutrition and physical activity. To earn HealthierUS School Challenge certification, Birmingham Public Schools worked with...

2011-04-05 11:39:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meeting the challenges of engaging more than 120,000 employees working at more than 6,000 separate client sites scattered across the United States has earned Sodexo, the worldwide leader for Quality of Daily Life Solutions, Melcrum's 2011 Employee Engagement Award for the Best Strategy for Engaging Hard to Reach Employees. In 2010, at a time when many companies were experiencing a decline in employee engagement due to the poor economy,...

2011-03-31 11:31:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dulcie Robertson, 9, a fourth-grader from the Helena School District in Montana won Sodexo's first-ever Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge, a nationwide program that teaches students about good nutrition and encourages them to make healthy choices by creating their own nutritious snack recipes. Robertson won the national challenge when the video for her yummy Dulcie's Wrap Duo received the most votes on the program's YouTube page....

2011-03-21 15:05:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, in partnership with CleanFish, a sustainable seafood procurement expert, announced today one of the largest initiatives of its kind designed to significantly increase the quantity and availability of sustainable fresh fish options in the United States. CleanFish was selected as the lead partner in this initiative because of its expertise in building sustainable fresh...

2011-03-15 11:18:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc. has been named to the 2011 NAFE Top 50 Companies and 10 Nonprofits for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). The list recognizes organizations whose policies and practices encourage women's advancement and whose numbers at the highest levels of leadership demonstrate that commitment. Sodexo's initiatives to promote gender equality in the workplace have had tremendous results, including a 76...

2011-03-14 11:28:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo invites all people committed to ending childhood obesity in this generation to vote today for one of the five finalists from 342 schools across the country who participated in its first national Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge competition. Vote today at www.youtube.com/user/SodexoFutureChefs. The competition encourages students to learn about good nutrition by creating healthy snacks. Students from 36 school districts entered...

2011-03-04 11:45:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions, was ranked #2 on the 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® list, affirming its position as a benchmark employer in leveraging diversity and inclusion expertise as a competitive advantage in business. This year 535 companies applied to be evaluated by DiversityInc. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Sodexo has been recognized on DiversityInc's Top...

2011-02-25 12:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, announced today a comprehensive, industry leading Sustainable Seafood Initiative, including a commitment to have 100 percent of its contracted fresh and frozen seafood certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) or Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) by 2015. Sodexo's Sustainable Seafood Initiative is part of Sodexo's Better Tomorrow Plan, the company's...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.