Sodexo Partners With ANA Enterprise to Transform the Health and Wellness of America’s 3.6 Million Nurses

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SILVER SPRING, Md., January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The ANA Enterprise today announced Sodexo has joined the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ (HNHN) Grand Challenge as a major partner in support of this transformative initiative.    

Costa Group and Mercy Ships Present Their Memorandum of Understanding to Provide Practical Help Where it is Needed the Most

The leading cruise Group in Europe makes initial donation of 100,000 Euro
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Madrid, March 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Mercy Ships and Costa Group celebrated Tuesday the official start of the memorandum of understanding which has been recently signed. The agreement is aimed to develop synergies in different fields with the objective to support the accomplishments of Mercy Ships. According to this agreement Costa Group will develop specific activities in the following areas: 

Goodwill: The Unsung Hero of Healthcare Plastics Recycling

How Kaiser Permanente Found a Home for its Blue Wrap

Most people know Goodwill as a thrift store, or donation center for unwanted items, and not as being in the recycling business. However, Goodwill is helping to reduce landfilling and associated environmental impacts through various recycling efforts. One such effort involves Kaiser Permanente and Goodwill Southern California. Their partnership began in 2009 when Kaiser Permanente was looking for a vendor to take their 20 tons/year of blue wrap, a nonwoven material made from polypropylene used for wrapping surgical instruments for sterilization.

Plastics Mapping Facilitates Hospital Recycling


The purpose of plastics mapping is to understand the overall flow of plastic materials through the hospital from entry, through usage, and exit as waste streams.​

By mapping the flow of plastic materials through your hospital, you can identify non-patient contact healthcare plastic materials that can be easily recycled and the optimum points to collect these materials for recycling.

Read more and download the tool on the HPRC site.

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Hospital Waste Characterization


A hospital’s waste stream can be complex, but understanding the makeup of your waste stream and what portion of that could be impacted by a recycling program is vital. Using some basic benchmarks, HPRC has put together an equation to help you characterize the waste stream at your hospital.

Innovation Partnership to Revolutionize Support Service Fulfillment

By: Richard Tam

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I am pleased to report that Mackenzie Innovation Institute (Mi2) has just entered into a new innovation partnership with Sodexo, our current supplier of comprehensive non-clinical support services.

Sodexo and Chef Jesse Cool Elevate Nutrition Standards, Waste Reduction Volumes, and Patient Satisfaction Score for Food at Stanford Health Care

Collaborative efforts deliver a 15 percent increase in year-over-year sales while also significantly reducing organic and non-organic waste, achieving a 40 percent landfill diversion rate
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, today announced the release of the Stanford Health Care Food Transformation Journey. The recently published case study outlines how Sodexo and local Chef Jesse Cool set out to better align food concepts with the outstanding level of health care for which the renowned institution is known.

Carnival Cruise Line Brings Its Signature Brand of Fun to the FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament

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July 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line’s partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® extended to the links with the line’s sponsorship of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, an annual PGA-sanctioned golf tournament held in at the TPC Southwind course in Memphis, Tenn., the hospital’s hometown.

Carnival Cruise Line Guests Wiggle for Westmead

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Carnival Cruise Line’s guests have taken to the cruise line’s new charity partnership with The Children’s Hospital at Westmead with gusto – wiggling, wobbling and nutbushing their way through its inaugural Wiggle for Westmead dance parties. 

The first ever Wiggle for Westmead event saw 120 Carnival Spirit guests put their dancing shoes on to raise more than $2200 for the children’s hospital, a feat quickly topped last week by guests during the second party, which raised an impressive $3100. 

Carnival Cruise Line Gets a Wiggle On for New Charity Partnership with The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

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June 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line has announced a new charity partnership in Australia, with its guests set to start wiggling for joy as they donate money to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Under the partnership, guests onboard every Carnival cruise sailing from Australia will be invited to take part in a special “Wiggle for Westmead” top deck dance party to raise funds for the hospital.


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