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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...

2011-03-17 17:54:00

Services Leader Seeks to End SEIU's Campaign of Extortion GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Sodexo USA today filed a civil lawsuit against the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and other defendants under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, to stop the illegal campaign of extortion that the SEIU has been waging in the U.S. for over a year. "This is about protecting the Company's business and the rights of our employees to...

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...

2011-03-10 12:28:00

Project PASS will Support Middle and High School Students RADCLIFF, Ky., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hardin County Schools are pleased to join the United States Army and the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) in the launch of a new pilot program aimed at developing leadership and academic skills for middle school and high school students. The program, Project Partnership for All Students' Success (PASS), offers elective Junior Leadership Corps (JLC)...

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...

2011-02-01 06:00:00

DETROIT, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Detroit Public Schools Unions issued the following statement: "Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb has been in that post for two years. When he assumed his duties, the district showed a $200 million deficit. Now, with the benefit of Mr. Bobb's services and leadership, the deficit had grown to $300 million. With one month left on his contract, Mr. Bobb has announced a move to privatize all...

2011-01-31 12:01:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., announced today a commitment to provide $20 million in grants and in-kind donations to support and create new, innovative approaches and solutions to ensure the 17 million children in the United States facing hunger grow up with dependable access to nutritious food to lead healthy, productive lives. Building on more than 10 years in the fight against hunger, the Sodexo...

2011-01-20 12:16:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to promote health and wellness Sodexo, the world leader in quality of daily life solutions, has launched the Meatless Monday initiative nationwide, by promoting and adding the option of a plant-based entree to its menus each week. Sodexo expanded the initiative to its more than 900 hospital client accounts across the country in January 2011, following successful pilot implementations at a number of hospitals,...