Peta2 Recognizes Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for Vegan Cuisine

Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa receives an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card
Dec 12, 2018 8:00 AM ET
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, was recognized by Peta2, the largest youth animal rights group in the world, with an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card. Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa was also listed on Peta2’s “Dean’s List,” an elite group of institutions that have accrued enough Vegan Report Card points to rank among the highest tier of A-rated schools.  

“We are so thrilled to have received an A+ on Peta2’s Vegan Report Card for our vegan cuisine on behalf of Mānoa Dining Services,” said Donna Ojiri, general manager, Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. “Our work to add more vegan menu items at the universities we serve is a part of Sodexo’s larger initiative to incorporate more plant-based options across Sodexo accounts nationwide.”

Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa received an A+ Vegan Report Card for initiatives including promoting and labeling vegan options, participating in meatless Mondays and offering nondairy milk, mayo/egg replacements and at least one vegan entrée at every meal in addition to offering an all-vegan station.

Mānoa Dining Services offers over 120 vegan and vegetarian options as part of the company’s larger commitment to better serve vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians.  By offering plant-based options, Sodexo is better able to meet consumer demands and help to lessen the company’s environmental impact as part of Sodexo’s Better Tomorrow 2025 roadmap, developed to improve Quality of Life for individuals and the planet.

For more information on Peta2’s Vegan Report Card mythology visit here.

About Sodexo North America

Sodexo North America is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 72 countries. Sodexo is a leading provider of integrated food, facilities management and other services that enhance organizational performance, contribute to local communities and improve quality of life for millions of customers in corporate, education, healthcare, senior living, sports and leisure, government and other environments daily. The company employs 150,000 people at 13,000 sites in all 50 U.S. states and Canada and indirectly supports tens of thousands of additional jobs through its annual purchases of $9.2 billion in goods and services from small to large American businesses. Sodexo is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion and safety, while upholding the highest standards of corporate responsibility and ethical business conduct. In support of local communities across the U.S., the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has contributed close to $32 million over the past 20 years to help feed children in America impacted by hunger. To learn more about Sodexo, visit and connect with us on FacebookInstagramLinkedInTwitter and YouTube.

Heidi Marino
Sodexo Inc.