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Company Advances its Animal Welfare Goals Ahead of Schedule

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 25, 2016 – Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, and a founding member of the International Coalition for Food Waste, is an industry leader in preventing, reducing and eliminating food waste, which accounts for $940 billion in economic losses annually. Understanding the impact that the food service industry can have in reducing or eliminating waste, Sodexo calls on the industry and businesses at-large to address the societal, financial and environmental impacts of food waste – locally and globally. READ

Industry leader both fosters a more humane supply chain and addresses the needs of family farmers who provide the bulk of U.S. broiler chickens

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 21, 2016. In a joint announcement today with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, committed to working with U.S. suppliers to further improve the treatment of broiler chickens in its supply chain by 2024. READ

From among the more than 800 government entities, businesses and organizations that participated in its Food Recovery Challenge, the EPA recognizes Sodexo for its leadership

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 12, 2016. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized the accomplishments of 13 organizations and businesses participating in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge. Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, was recognized for its leadership in reducing food waste through strategic food recovery efforts and its ability to leverage best practices in support of such efforts at its client sites.


Local food purchasing within the University of Maine System has increased every month since Sodexo began instituting local procurement processes

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 7, 2016. Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, and the University of Maine are bridging the gap between local business owners and food distributors through an information expo on serving locally sourced seafood and produce on college campuses. On November 1 and 3, Sodexo and the University of Maine hosted Scaling Up, a networking and professional development event aimed at helping local farmers, businesses, and fishermen secure a larger market reach for their products.


Driving measurable waste reduction in operations through awareness and behavior change are hallmarks of Sodexo’s industry-leading efforts to advance sustainable consumption

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 17, 2016. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, today announced being named by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the inaugural class of the U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions. The recognition is awarded to U.S. businesses and organizations pledging concrete steps to reduce food loss and waste in their operations by 50 percent by 2030. It also aligns with the commitment Sodexo made last Spring for zero waste to landfill by 2025.