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Sodexo Partners With Saladworks to Bring Healthy, Fast Casual to Universities in the U.S.

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo Inc. and Saladworks, the nation’s leading salad-centric franchise, have joined together to bring crave-worthy salads to colleges and universities across the U.S. Saladworks offers fresh, made-to-order salads and a variety of complimentary menu items to include warm grain bowls, wraps and soups. Items can be ordered in-person or online for rapid pick-up or delivery where available.

Ensuring Business Growth and Positively Contributing to Society

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March 21, 2019 - Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company.  With over 2000 brands, Nestlé products are sold across 190 countries and range from global icons to local favorites.

Creating Shared Value is fundamental to how Nestlé does business.  The company believes that in order to be successful in the long term, it must create value for both shareholders and for society.  This means creating superior, long-term value for shareholders by offering products and services that help people improve their nutrition, health and wellness.

Nourishing Communities: How T. Rowe Price Works With Local Organizations to End Global Hunger

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Approximately 11% of the world's inhabitants (some 821 million people) face chronic hunger, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. T. Rowe Price, however, is committed to supporting global hunger relief— the firm maintains alliances across the globe with organizations such as City Harvest London, Care and Share Food Bank, San Francisco Marin Food Bank, Feeding Tampa Bay, and the Maryland Food Bank.

Common Impact, Sustainable Food Center and the Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge

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After one year implementing the strategies they learned at the 2017 Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge, the Sustainable Food Center is reporting some big impact. Its Farmers’ Market WIC program has grown three-fold. The organization has even brought on another staff member to manage the expanding program

During National Nutrition Month, Aramark and American Heart Association Share Year 3 Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 Results

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Three years ago, Aramark teamed up with the American Heart Association as part of an innovative initiative called Healthy for Life® 20 By 20. The combined goal: To improve the health of Americans 20 percent by the end of 2020.

Together, Aramark and the American Heart Association are achieving industry-leading menu impact across the millions of meals served in workplaces, hospital cafés and college and university dining halls. Results include:

Coca-Cola European Partners Reports on 2018 Sustainability Progress

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March 14, 2019 - Coca‑Cola European Partners (CCEP) set out its sustainability performance in its 2018 integrated report, published today. CCEP increased the amount of recycled PET it used in 2018, while also increasing the amount of its packaging that is recyclable and reducing the amount of sugar in its products.

Highlights of the report include:

Partnering on Zinc Deficiency—for Healthier People and Stronger Economies

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Every day, millions of children around the world do not get enough zinc in their diet. In fact, a 2012 study in China estimates that 35 percent of the population is at risk of zinc deficiency.  This presents a major health challenge, as zinc is crucial for healthy growth and brain development. Zinc also strengthens the immune system, which helps reduce the risk of dangerous infections. 

Vegan Soul Food: Improving Health “One Chew at a Time”

Chef GW Chew’s plant-based meat substitutes are going from restaurant to supermarket with support from a Wells Fargo diverse small business program.
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March 7, 2019

Jennifer Donaldson
Wayne Thompson

If it looks like steak and tastes like steak, it must be steak, right?

Nope.

To Chef GW Chew, it’s something even better: a vegan Philly cheesesteak. His “Philly Cheeze Steak” sandwich — “cheeze” instead of “cheese” since it’s not made from milk — is one of several plant-based food offerings at The Veg Hub, a restaurant he founded in Oakland, California.

Technology Advancements Boost Traceability in the Food Sector

by Jim Witkin
Article

This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

In cases of widespread foodborne illness, like last year’s E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the next step is to determine where along the food supply chain the contamination occurred. That’s where food traceability—the ability to trace a product through every step in the supply chain, from point of origin to final retail location—comes into play.  

Sands ECO360 Newsletter | Las Vegas Sands' Top Sustainability Moments in Q4 2018

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Through Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands’ award winning global sustainability program, the company has a responsibility to the planet and is committed to minimizing its environmental impact. Each quarter, Sands publishes its efforts in sustainability in the Sands ECO360 newsletter highlighting pivotal moments and milestones across its properties around the world. Sands is a leader in sustainability within the hospitality industry focusing on four key pillars: green buildings, green meetings and events, environmentally responsible operations, and stakeholder engagement.

Newsletter

Through Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands’ award winning global sustainability program, the company has a responsibility to the planet and is committed to minimizing its environmental impact. Each quarter, Sands publishes its efforts in sustainability in the Sands ECO360 newsletter highlighting pivotal moments and milestones across its properties around the world. Sands is a leader in sustainability within the hospitality industry focusing on four key pillars: green buildings, green meetings and events, environmentally responsible operations, and stakeholder engagement.

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