CAREERS & disABLED magazine recognizes Aramark for diversity and inclusion efforts
PHILADELPHIA, January 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, who employs 270,000 team members across the globe, has again been named a Top 50 employer by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine, for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities.
PHILADELPHIA, January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was once again named one of the top 50 companies for diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE, for its professional inclusion of people from all races and demographics.
Kyle Wilson is a general manager in Aramark’s higher education business. He’s worked for Aramark for 14 years in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, and has also been named Aramark’s Outstanding Volunteer of the Year. In this Q & A, Kyle talks about his personal commitment to volunteerism and what it means for his community.
What first inspired you to volunteer with Aramark?
Innovative food company brings plant-based product to the table
JUST, the innovative San Francisco-based food company with a mission to make the foods we love healthier and more sustainable, has partnered with Aramark to bring JUST Egg, the plant-based, protein-packed product to corporate, healthcare and higher education cafes.
Aramark joins forces with Back on My Feet to combat homelessness
Back on My Feet, the national nonprofit organization committed to addressing homelessness, has announced that Eric J. Foss, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aramark, has joined its national board of directors.
Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources in 12 cities across the country, including Philadelphia, Aramark’s headquarters city.
At Symantec's cafe in Mountain View, California Executive Chef Robert Sapirman purchases cage-free eggs and sustainable seafood, sources locally, and supports the small farmers doing things right. This October, Symantec hosts its first Less Meet Monday to reduce GHG emissions and show diners how delicious plant-based proteins can be.
Symantec and Aramark work to support a sustainable food system
By Aramark Executive Chef Robert Sapirman
Healthier soil and water, fewer greenhouse gases (GHG), less food waste, and better treatment of animals are all benefits of a sustainable food system. As governments, corporations, scientists, NGOs and others look at how to adequately feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050, many are also focused on achieving this in a manner that reduces pressure on the environment. Did you know:
In Chicago and Los Angeles, volunteers join Aramark Building Community Day
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Aramark volunteers from Chicago and Los Angeles joined more than 12,000 of their colleagues worldwide to bring health and wellness education to the communities where they live and work.
“Every year, thousands of Aramark team members come together to volunteer their time and talent on Aramark Building Community Day,” said Jeff Gilliam, President of Aramark’s Higher Education business. “Our 100 team members at UCAN brought health and wellness education to Chicago families and achieved our goal of creating long-lasting health and wellness programs, here in Chicago.”
Aramark team volunteers at R.W. Brown Community Center to bring health and wellness education to preschoolers and community members
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Ten years after Aramark Building Community launched, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members returned to one of the sites where it started, volunteering their time at R.W. Brown Community Center to bring health and wellness education to preschoolers and community members.