PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 19, 2016) – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, is featured in a new Business Roundtable report highlighting the commitment of America’s CEOs to incorporate sustainability into their business practices—all in an effort to lead the way toward a more sustainable future.
“Create, Grow, Sustain: Leading by Example,” details the sustainability efforts of companies through a series of testimonials from top CEOs, and provides insight into how companies like Aramark are leading the way on effective environmental stewardship and sustainable business practices.
The report highlights Aramark’s commitment to improve the health of all Americans 20 percent by 2020 alongside the American Heart Association, the nation’s largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease. The initiative, Healthy for Life® 20 By 20, aims to help people develop and sustain healthy lifestyles through improved diet and nutrition.
“Through Healthy for Life® 20 By 20, we’re combining Aramark’s scale and culinary expertise with the American Heart Association’s science, content, research and nationwide volunteer network to help build a sustainable culture of health at the individual, community and national levels,” said Eric J. Foss, Aramark Chairman, President and CEO.
The annual Business Roundtable sustainability report, now in its ninth year, showcases how companies across the spectrum work to address environmental and energy challenges – while driving increased economic growth and job creation.
Learn more about Aramark’s efforts here. Download the full report here.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world with food, facilities, and uniform services. Because our culture is rooted in service, our employees strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. Aramark has been named to DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list, the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity,” the HRC’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” and scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.