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Inclusion
Three Quality of Lifehacks for Honoring Veterans in the Workplace
Quality of Lifehacks
Quality of Lifehacks

Every year on November 11, we honor those who have made sacrifices to serve our country in the military. Americans know this day as Veterans Day, and we honor those who have served and are still with us. In Canada it’s called Remembrance Day, and we honor those who have sacrificed their lives for their country. (more…)

Community Engagement
What’s Stronger Than Monster Hurricanes?
Lorna Donatone
Lorna Donatone

CEO, Sodexo Schools Worldwide President,
Sodexo North America

The natural disasters this hurricane season are leaving damage, both physical and emotional. Even as those most affected mourn and rebuild, they are bracing for more storms.

Amid the chaos, as our teams have been among the thousands in danger along each of the storms’ paths, I feel deep gratitude. Hurricane Harvey, Irma and their kin may be monsters, but they are no match for the human spirit. (more…)

Community Engagement
The Power of Partnerships Can Improve Quality of Life for Everyone
Jennifer Williamson
Jennifer Williamson

Senior Vice President,
Corporate Communications
Sodexo North America

Imagine that you are the mayor of a major U.S. city.  How would you handle the very real challenges of city life, fed by a news cycle of endless stories of poverty, crime, failing schools and infrastructure issues? (more…)

Community Engagement
Volunteering Could Be the Missing Component to Your Workplace Success
Steve Dunmore
Steve Dunmore

CEO, K-12 Schools

Sodexo North America

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”

― Winston S. Churchill

Giving back to our communities and to those in need makes our lives more meaningful. Not only do we encourage our kids to do community service while they’re in school, but many people spend weekends doing volunteer work, often through an organized group or a religious institution.

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