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2010-04-08 11:23:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo-operated Mess Hall 590 at Marine Corps Base Parris Island in S.C. earned the highest honor for a food service operation in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) recently when the operation was named the winner of the 2010 W.P.T. Hill Memorial Award. This marks the first time ever a recruit mess hall that serves thousands of Marine recruits everyday, three times a day has won the designation. "This recognition from the Marine Corps is a...

2010-03-22 08:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort reduce the environmental impact of its hospital clients, Sodexo, Inc., a leader in Quality of Life Services solutions, is using the ENERGY STAR database to measure environmental impacts at eight out of ten of the more than 100 hospitals for whom Sodexo provides Facility Solutions. Use of the widely accepted standards allows not only for performance measurement and improvement, it also allows comparison with other hospitals and...

2010-03-02 13:21:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- To further expand its roster of experts in sustainability, workforce diversity and business innovations, Sodexo, Inc., world leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions, today announced the appointment of Patricia S. Bellinger to the Sodexo North America Advisory Board, a group of respected leaders, academicians and entrepreneurs whose recommendations help guide strategy for the company's North America region. Bellinger is an internationally...

2010-02-09 08:36:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., world leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions, serving more than 2.8 million school meals daily to students in more than 470 school districts nationwide, announced today its participation in First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign to eliminate childhood obesity within a generation. Collectively, Sodexo and its industry partners serve over 750 million school meals annually. The agreement will affect 135,000 students in the 2010-2011...

2009-12-03 10:42:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., a leader in Quality of Life Solutions, announced broad and detailed commitments for sustainability and corporate social responsibility. The Better Tomorrow Plan adds a global approach to Sodexo's continuing commitment to improving the quality of daily life for customers in three key areas of the environment, health and wellness, and community development. At the core of The Better Tomorrow Plan are 14 commitments that will be...

2009-11-16 07:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- President Obama's goal of ending childhood hunger in the nation by 2015 is being pursued in a wide variety of ways by mayors and their public and private partners in cities across the country, according to a report issued today by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and funded by the Sodexo Foundation. The report showcases successful programs in 24 U.S. cities, many of which are leveraging established national programs to address hunger locally....

2009-10-15 12:43:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo is launching a new fellowship program to monitor the impact of its sustainability initiatives with nonprofit group Net Impact, a global network of 15,000 leaders including corporate and nonprofit professionals, and graduate students in business administration and related fields. This partnership allows tomorrow's leaders to help Sodexo and its 6,000 clients in North America measure sustainability programs to ensure they meet the goals...

2009-10-14 13:47:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Richland School District Two, through its school nutrition provider Sodexo, became the first school district in South Carolina to earn the coveted Certified S.C. Grown - Nothing's Finer designation from the state's agricultural department for sourcing more than 25 percent of the produce and products served in schools from local vendors and for supporting healthy eating and local-farming education. Sodexo, in partnership with the school...

2009-10-13 15:19:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sushi has joined the list of favorite menu items at six elementary schools in New Jersey's Hillsborough Township Public Schools. Sodexo, the official student nutrition provider for the district, prepared and served California rolls to 400 adventurous students at lunch in late September, far exceeding the foodservice provider's expectations. "High school students have pegged sushi as a favorite for years, so we thought it was time to bring it to...

2009-10-12 10:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines Admirals Club® lounges are thinking pink throughout October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, by hosting rosy celebrations at the 44 club locations worldwide with specialty menu items in support of breast cancer awareness. In addition, as part of the airline's Passionately Pink for the Cure® Day on Friday, Oct. 16, all American Airlines employees are being encouraged to wear...


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