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First-Ever Taking Root Student Symposium Celebrates the Best of Farm-to-Institution

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November XX, 2018 — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, organized and hosted the first-ever Taking Root Student Symposium to demonstrate the organization’s commitment to buying locally-sourced products in Vermont and to teach college students in the state what it means to chart a career in food. READ

Companywide plan will reduce or eliminate plastic straws and stirrers, single use plastic bags, and polystyrene foam items.

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 16, 2018 – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today a North American Single Use Plastics Reduction Plan that will eliminate single use plastic bags and stirrers by 2019, polystyrene foam items such as cups, lids and food containers by 2025, and shift straws to a “by request” item that will still be available to customers who need them while moving toward more sustainable materials. READ

Analysis by SIGWATCH Names Sodexo as Leader in Environment Issues, Human Rights and Animal Rights

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 24, 2018 — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to quality of life, was named as a top-ten company most praised by NGOs (non-governmental organizations) for its leadership on environment issues, human rights and animal rights in the second quarter of 2018 by global research and strategy consultancy, SIGWATCH. Sodexo was specifically commended for its pledge to source only cage-free eggs by 2025.

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Sodexo receives the 2018 LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE PURCHASING by the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

GAITHERSBURG, MD, June 27, 2018 –  Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been recognized by the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) for its leadership in the sustainable purchasing movement, a growing trend in which organizations are using their purchasing power to advance the long-term health and vitality of society, economies, and the planet. READ

The Lair Marketplace at Loyola Marymount University, operated by Sodexo, becomes the first university dining facility to achieve over 400 GreenPoints™ on the Green Restaurant Association certification scale

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 19, 2018 –
Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to delivering Quality of Life services, announced today that its Lair Marketplace at Loyola Marymount University earned over 400 GreenPoints™ on the Green Restaurant Association (GRA) certification scale, making it the first University dining facility to achieve this honor. READ

Sodexo demonstrates the most innovative sustainable dining practices on college campuses

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