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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.

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Support for LGBT employees at Sodexo earns the company 100 percent on HRC Foundation’s 15th annual scorecard and recognition as Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 5, 2016. Sodexo, a leader in delivering integrated facilities management and food service operations, earned a perfect score of 100 percent for the ninth consecutive year on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality. Released today, the survey is administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

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In celebration of Military Family Appreciation Month, Sodexo Employee Business Resource Group rallied around the Support Our Troops® Troopons® program, helping deployed military families

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 30, 2016. November is Military Family Appreciation Month, and the Sodexo Employee Business Resource Group , HONOR, celebrated by leveraging the Support Our Troops® Troopons® program, which collects and sends coupons to military members stationed overseas and their families. To date, Sodexo teams have provided more than $3 million worth of coupons through the program.

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Newly released site survey results shows majority of Sodexo U.S. clients also have a strong interest in promoting health, wellness and nutrition

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 18, 2016. The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) formally recognized Sodexo as its inaugural PHA Partner of the Year last night at the Fit to Celebrate Gala in Washington D.C. First announced in October, the award is presented to a partner who is working to ensure the health of America’s youth, making healthier choices more affordable and accessible to families and children across the country. READ

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.

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Cult Favorite Build-Your-Own Pizza Expanding its Presence on College Campuses

 GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 15, 2016. Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life services today announced a partnership with Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the fast-casual artisanal pizza concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants. Through the partnership, Blaze Pizza will offer its custom pizzas, salads, signature beverages and desserts at select Sodexo facilities across the country, including on college campuses. READ