CocaCola demonstrates being Solutions-Oriented via initiatives addressing social issue of obesity
Solutions-Oriented - Working with key stakeholders, adopt business models and strategies that address systemic social, economic and environmental problems; scale solutions in all aspects of the company, including relationships with customers and suppliers.
Kendall Elementary School students participate in orientation as results show Jefferson School students increased health knowledge and positively impacted their body mass indexes
NORWALK, CONN., OCT. 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today second, third and fourth grade students at Kendall Elementary School participated in orientation for Project L.E.A.N. (Learning with Energy from Activity and Nutrition), an innovative program that aims to lower the childhood obesity rate in Norwalk, which exceeds the national average. Project L.E.A.N. was created through collaboration between Pepperidge Farm, Norwalk Hospital and the Norwalk Health Department.
Volunteers Create ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone for health and wellness education
Indianapolis, IN, August 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ – For many residents of Indianapolis’ Fountain Square neighborhood, meals come from fast food restaurants or convenience stores. The high poverty rate, combined with a lack of access to healthy food has contributed to poor nutrition and nutrition-related chronic diseases, including obesity and diabetes.
Integrated Approach Pairs Healthy Menus With Nutrition and Wellness Programs at Thousands of Locations across North America
Philadelphia, PA, August 14, 2013 /3BL Media/– ARAMARK is empowering millions to live healthier lives by bringing Healthy for Life™, its commitment to improve health and well-being, to thousands of colleges and universities, workplaces, healthcare facilities and other locations where the company serves more than two billion meals each year.
Establishes health and wellness hub at West 7th Community Center
St. Paul, MN, August 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The West 7th neighborhood in St. Paul, Minnesota is an area where senior citizens are experiencing a deep financial decline. In 2012, 43% of the senior citizen population lived below the federal poverty line with limited access to healthy food.
ARAMARK volunteers established an ARAMARK Building Community (ABC) Opportunity Zone focused on health and wellness at the Friendly Inn Settlement House, a Promise Neighborhood partner of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland.
ARAMARK establishes hubs for job readiness, health and wellness education at two local community centers
Philadelphia, PA., June 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Federation of Neighborhood Centers (FNC) and ARAMARK, a global leader delivering food, facilities and uniform services, today announced a joint commitment to support families in struggling Philadelphia-area neighborhoods, where an estimated 307,000 people live in high-poverty areas and more than 10 percent of the population is unemployed.
ARAMARK, Families International, Inc. Honored By Cause Marketing Forum For Their Commitment To Neighborhood Revitalization
Chicago, IL., May 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – ARAMARK, a global professional services company, and Families International, Inc., the largest network of local, independent community centers, were honored with a Silver Cause Marketing Halo Award in the Best Social Service Campaign Category at the 11th Annual Cause Marketing Forum Conference on May 30 in Chicago. A total of 20 awards were given out to programs judged to be the best at “doing well by doing good” in 2012.
Documentary films focus on addressing childhood obesity epidemic
OAKLAND, Calif., May 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In a continued effort to promote a national conversation about obesity and obesity prevention, Kaiser Permanente is sponsoring a three-part film series, The Weight of the Nation for Kids, focused on youth. The films, which premiere tonight on HBO, spotlight youth who are taking the initiative to change the food and physical activity environments in their communities as a way to combat the growing obesity epidemic.