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MALDEF’s Parent School Partnership, supported by Sodexo since 2009, expands to six more cities through support from the Walmart Foundation

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December, 19, 2016. MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund), the Walmart Foundation and Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, hosted a nutrition workshop at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on December 17th. The event was part of the Parent School Partnership (PSP) program, a MALDEF initiative that seeks to provide parents the tools they need to become agents of change in their communities. READ

Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough describes how a strong residence life program helped rebuild the campus community after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 13, 2016. In the latest chapter of the President to President series, published today, Walter Kimbrough, Ph.D., president of Dillard University in New Orleans, describes the importance of developing a strong residence life program as the University works to recover from the devastating impact of Hurricane Katrina.

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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.

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Partnership ensures emergency meals when disaster strikes for the 1.9 million people living in the 24 counties of New Hampshire and Vermont

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 8, 2016. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, and the American Red Cross in New Hampshire and Vermont have entered into a partnership to provide disaster clients of the Red Cross in that region with meals during times of disaster response. This partnership will primarily be carried out through the facilities that Sodexo has at area colleges and universities.

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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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