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2020

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    News Editor  - 18.12.2020, 00:32

    Providing 20,000 Meals to Those in Need

    The Wimbledon Foundation has extended its support for organisations addressing food poverty at Christmas and beyond as part of its response to COVID-19.

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    News Editor  - 07.12.2020, 15:56

    Tackling Child Food Poverty

    Compass Group subsidiary Chartwells has joined other leading UK businesses in supporting the Child Food Poverty Taskforce initiative by footballer Marcus Rashford MBE.

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    News Editor  - 04.12.2020, 12:39

    Supporting Workplace Inclusion

    Derwent fm has been ranked 40th in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List of organisations that promote inclusive workplace practices.

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    News Editor  - 27.11.2020, 15:11

    Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 2020

    Ecolab and Sodexo have been named in this year's Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World), which tracks the leading sustainability-driven publicly listed companies globally.

  • Covid-19 Heroes from Delaware North Sportservice at Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL. (photo: Delaware North)
    News Editor  - 20.11.2020, 11:12

    Serving Our Local Communities

    Despite the closure of sports venues to fans across the United States, Delaware North Sportservice associates have found meaningful ways of serving their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    News Editor  - 20.11.2020, 10:16

    Supporting Children's Welfare

    Compass Group has announced a partnership with From Babies with Love which funds care of orphaned and abandoned children, as the UN celebrates World Children's Day 2020.

  • On a mission: Tobun will continue to tackle
    News Editor  - 18.11.2020, 12:12

    100 Most Influential Black Britons

    Tevin Tobun, CEO of Gate Ventures, has been named as one of the 100 most influential Black Britons for a third time in a list that includes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, footballer Marcus Rashford, actor Michaela Coel, and Windrush lawyer Jacqueline McKenzie.

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    News Editor  - 11.11.2020, 20:36

    Helping Returning Veterans Find New Careers

    A partnership between Aramark and nonprofit veterans’ organization American Corporate Partners (ACP) aims to bolster recruitment of former U.S. armed forces personnel.

  • Jonathan Foot, Head of Apprenticeships & Early Careers for Compass Group (UK & Ireland). (photo: Douglas Kurn)
    News Editor  - 28.10.2020, 14:53

    Showing Empathy Towards Care Leavers

    UK businesses need to demonstrate greater empathy for care leavers according to a communication from government-funded initiative, the Care Leaver Covenant, during National Care Leavers’ Week which ends on 1st November.

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    News Editor  - 28.10.2020, 09:48

    Committing to Workplace Racial Inclusion

    Atalian Servest has committed to uphold the UK's Race at Work Charter as part of a broader commitment to racial equality under its CHROMA diversity and inclusion (D&I) platform.

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    News Editor  - 22.10.2020, 23:38

    Supporting Community Nutrition During Covid-19

    A video series from the "Healthy for Life" collaboration between the American Heart Association (AHA) and Aramark is making critical nutrition advice available to families impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    News Editor  - 22.10.2020, 15:01

    Improving Access to Water and Sanitation

    Ecolab has partnered with Water.org to provide access to clean, safe and sustainable water and sanitary conditions for 100,000 people in at-risk watersheds in India.

  • Social enterprise, Foodbuy's employee care package. (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    News Editor  - 22.10.2020, 12:46

    Extension of Buy Social Corporate Challenge Commitment

    Food procurement organisation Foodbuy has extended its membership of Social Enterprise UK’s ground-breaking 'Buy Social Corporate Challenge' by three years.

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    News Editor  - 12.10.2020, 17:42

    Supporting Communities in India with Meals

    A partnership between Sodexo and public service organisations, India Food Banking Network and Zomato Feeding India, is providing 900,000 meals for COVID-affected communities.

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    News Editor  - 18.09.2020, 11:32

    Serving the Global Community

    Aramark Building Community (ABC) Day is taking on a new look this year as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    News Editor  - 27.08.2020, 18:36

    A Second Chance

    Eighty per cent of participants in Out4Good, an offender rehabilitation program currently being piloted by Urban League of Philadelphia and Aramark, have secured employment.

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    News Editor  - 20.08.2020, 18:34

    Shaping Futures

    Kier Group has entered into a two-year partnership with End Youth Homelessness (EYH), a UK-wide movement of local charities dedicated to give vulnerable young homeless people a future.

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    News Editor  - 17.08.2020, 10:29

    UK Caterers Join Forces to Support Former Employees

    More than 20 companies and individuals from the food service sector have partnered to launch 'Food Service Circle' (FSC) in support of former employees who are suffering under the economic fallout from COVID-19.

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    News Editor  - 12.08.2020, 03:23

    Forbes Best Employers for Women 2020 Award

    Ecolab has been named for a third consecutive year in Forbes magazine’s listing of America’s Best Employers for Women.

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    News Editor  - 12.08.2020, 01:37

    Relieving Food Poverty During Covid-19

    An ongoing partnership between Compass Group and food waste prevention charity FareShare has saved 172.5 metric tonnes of food - or enough for almost 411,000 meals.

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    News Editor  - 24.07.2020, 12:44

    Championing Sustainable Food Supply

    Sodexo and WWF have extended a decade-long partnership focused on reducing the French multinational foodservice and facility services provider's carbon footprint.

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    News Editor  - 15.07.2020, 09:29

    Serco Invites Nominations for Healthy Communities Grants

    Serco Australia is accepting nominations for its Healthy Communities grants program for not-for-profit organisations engaged in health and wellbeing activities Perth’s South Metropolitan region.

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    News Editor  - 13.07.2020, 17:49

    Supporting Minority Suppliers in Chicago

    Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc., which advocates business opportunities for minority-owned companies, has announced Aramark as 2020 Presenting Sponsor of its Progress, Insight & Performance Education (PIPE) program.

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    News Editor  - 10.07.2020, 11:25

    Embracing the UK's Race at Work Charter

    Compass Group has signed up to the Race at Work Charter in partnership with British business-community outreach charity Business in the Community (BITC) which promotes responsible commercial practices.

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    News Editor  - 05.06.2020, 15:55

    Supporting a Greener Economic Recovery

    Sodexo has committed to working for a green and more resilient economic recovery from Covid-19, and reaffirmed existing commitments to sustainability on World Environment Day 2020.

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    News Editor  - 05.06.2020, 13:59

    Virtual Charity Fundraising Trek

    Fourteen members of Incentive FM's leadership team have participated in a 43-day virtual trek of the Will Rogers Highway (the legendary "Route 66") in support of chosen charity, Scotty’s Little Soldiers which assists bereaved armed forces children.

  • Covid-19 test sample. (photo: G4S PLC)
    News Editor  - 03.06.2020, 13:42

    Collecting COVID-19 Test Kits

    G4S staff are assisting the national effort to ramp up Covid-19 testing in the UK by collecting test kits at multiple temporary testing facilities.

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    News Editor  - 14.05.2020, 16:07

    Supporting the Vulnerable in Scotland

    Compass Group subsidiary ESS has donated 500 food and drink hampers to Social Bite, a charity supporting 5,000 vulnerable individuals in Scotland's main cities during COVID-19.

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    News Editor  - 14.05.2020, 15:41

    Nacho Average Showdown (15 May 5pm ET - Food Network Facebook Page)

    Ecolab and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation are sponsoring tomorrow's Nacho Average Showdown live-streamed fundraising competition between celebrity chef Guy Fieri and actor Bill Murray.

  • (L-R:) Brian Servedio and Sam Prescod, Planning & Purchasing Manager lending a hand during mask production. (photo: )
    News Editor  - 13.05.2020, 16:21

    From Aerospace Parts to COVID-19 Masks

    Aircraft components manufacturer, S.S. White Technologies, is distributing face masks to other manufacturers in Seminole, Florida, without charge during Covid-19.

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    News Editor  - 22.04.2020, 11:18

    The Business of PRIDE

    The Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal has named Lisa Maloney-Vinz, Ecolab's director of global community, as a "Business of PRIDE honorees".

  • A PPE kit delivered by Garbmann as part of the appeal. (photo: )
    Staff Reporter  - 09.04.2020, 15:14

    Appeal for PPE Donations to UK Care Homes

    Personalised clothing specialist Garbmann is appealing for support in helping to supply packages of personal protective equipment (PPE) to care homes as the sector struggles to protect frontline care workers and residents.

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    Staff Reporter  - 09.04.2020, 14:40

    Waste Workers Delighted by Public Support

    Veolia UK and Ireland has launched #StreetSmiles to recognise the outstanding contribution of waste workers carrying out essential services as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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    FM Editor  - 03.04.2020, 12:54

    Coeliac UK Launches Urgent Appeal

    Coeliac UK, the national charity for people who need to live without gluten, is appealing for support to help it continue its valuable work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    News Editor  - 09.04.2020, 18:36

    Launch of NYC Healthcare Heroes

    Philanthropists Debra and Leon Black, and Aramark, have launched "NYC Healthcare Heroes" - a city-wide program to support over 100,000 New York City healthcare professionals currently combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    FM Editor  - 01.04.2020, 12:14

    Recognising the Critical Role of Frontline Employees

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has announced new measures to recognise the exceptional efforts of its staff during the COVID-19 pandemic and support vulnerable communities.

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    FM Editor  - 18.03.2020, 10:19

    Helping Families in Need During the COVID-19 Crisis

    With schools shut across the United States, Expensify is redirecting charitable funds from its "lunch debt" fund (www.expensify.org/hunger) to a new program that matches up to US $50 of SNAP card grocery purchases made by families in need.

  • Aramark Chief Executive Officer, John Zillmer. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 16.03.2020, 23:56

    Aramark CEO Position Statement on COVID-19

    Aramark CEO John Zillmer has affirmed the group's commitment to protecting the safety and wellbeing of employees, their families, clients, and customers in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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    FM Editor  - 28.02.2020, 16:00

    FTSE4Good Recognition

    G4S has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the third year in a row after an independent assessment of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

  • ESS's Mark Webster (left) with Adrian Bell, CEO, RNRMC. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 28.02.2020, 15:41

    Supporting the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has extended its commitment under the UK Armed Forces Covenant by becoming a "Gold Bridge" partner of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC).

  • Woods supports holistic healthcare. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 25.02.2020, 13:11

    Aramark Honours Community Organisation

    Woods Services which is based in Langhorne,, Pennsylvania, is the recipient of the Aramark Building Community Organizational Leadership Award which recognise its efforts to provide integrated health and case management services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, and complex behavioral and medical challenges.

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    FM Editor  - 12.02.2020, 20:40

    Supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of America

    Aramark is donating a percentage of the sales from its javia and premium Reserve by javia coffee brands to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

  • The Pareto FM sky diving team. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 10.02.2020, 18:04

    Supporting CALM on Father's Day

    A team of twenty-five from Pareto FM will be participating in a charity sky dive on 21st June in support of The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) which leads a campaign against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.

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    FM Editor  - 20.01.2020, 13:35

    Supporting Better Mental Health Awareness

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has joined forces with Hospitality Action (HA) to support the industry charity’s major new mental health awareness programme.

  • NASA Aqua Satellite images of Australian bushfires (highlighted in red). (photo: North American Space Agency (NASA))
    FM Editor  - 10.01.2020, 11:29

    UK FM Organisations Raising Money for Australian Red Cross

    IFMA UK Chapter, IWFM and RICS have joined forces with volunteer groups - including LGBT+ in FM and Emerging Workplace Leaders (EWL), to fundraise for the current bushfire emergency that is devastating Australia.

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    FM Editor  - 09.01.2020, 09:11

    Helping The Bahamas Recover

    Polyglass U.S.A. is supporting the international effort to rebuild communities displaced by Hurricane Dorian by donating roofing materials for over 300 buildings.

Perspectives

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    Paula Broadbent  - 13.01.2020, 12:03

    The Ageing Revolution

    Paula Broadbent, Retirement Solutions Director for ENGIE, says building more adaptive homes for older people does not address loneliness which claims more lives in the UK than obesity.

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