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With 20 percent of campus revenue being driven by student housing, new Student Living offer introduces nearly 70 distinct services to address the most pressing needs of students and universities

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 27, 2016. Recognizing that 40 percent of students rank living accommodations as an important selection factor in choosing a college, Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, today announced the global launch of Student Living by Sodexo, a suite of services addressing critical issues related to student recruitment and retention on college and university campuses. The new student housing offer, which is currently deployed in the UK and Canada, formally launches in the U.S. today.

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Winning student will receive a $5,000 grant to help fight hunger in his/her community

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 26, 2016. Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced its new Hunger Squad Competition, featuring the five national 2016 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship honorees who previously received a $5,000 scholarship for their education as well as a $5,000 grant for the hunger charity of their choice.

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From Maple Bacon to Jalapeno Cheddar, the Sodexo deli concept brings flavor trends to bread, helping consumers reimagine the everyday sandwich

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 22, 2016 — Sandwiches are a mainstay of the American diet. Nearly half of the population eats one sandwich a day, and they welcome adventurous options to spice up their meals. SubConnection, a deli concept from Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, is responding by introducing a new line of freshly baked, flavored breads—turning the everyday sandwich into a culinary adventure.

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In the U.S., 84 percent of large employers and 50 percent of small to mid-size employers offer some type of worksite wellness program, yet less than thirty percent of employees participate in them

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 21, 2016. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, told National Business Group on Health Fall Conference attendees last week that health and well-being leaders within an organization should focus on the entire ecosystem for health within a community to garner the highest possible value on their investment. Sodexo, Lincoln Financial Group and Steelcase shared successful strategies for employee engagement in workplace wellness programs in a session titled: The Coach Will See You Now: Innovations in Health Coaching. READ

Over the next three years, Sodexo will reach more than 100,000 employees with a new workplace strategy to help end violence against women in Latin America and India.  This Commitment to Action with the Clinton Global Initiative includes expansion and development of education, counseling, and employment opportunities that will improve quality of life and promote gender equality in the workplace.

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 20, 2016 – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has launched a three-year Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment called Girls, Women, and the Global Goals: Workplace Strategies to End Violence Against Women. This project, announced on September 20, will promote awareness and training for gender-based violence issues, as well as create jobs and opportunities for victims of gender-based violence. Sodexo makes this commitment as part of a group convened by No Ceilings, Vital Voices, and WEConnect International to advance the gender equality targets under the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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At the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, Sodexo releases new case study highlighting accomplishments around its 2014 Commitment to Action

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 19, 2016. Two years ago, Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, made a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action to purchase globally $1 billion in products and services over three years from micro, small, and medium-size enterprises, especially those owned and operated by women. At  the 2016 CGI Annual Meeting, Sodexo releases a new case study detailing the progress it has made to include reaching a spend of $506 million in its work with 4,700 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) around the world.

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