facilities management

Sodexo Earns International Recognition at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/— Sodexo, a facilities management and a food services company committed to improving Quality of Life, partnered with Hobart and William Smith (HWS) Colleges to earn ISO 55001 certification  from the International Standards Organization (ISO) for its Asset Management Framework methodology for facilities.

Sodexo and Saint Louis University Partner to Enhance Culinary Experience on Campus

New contract to provide residential dining, retail and catering begins this month
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been selected to provide residential dining, retail and catering to the 18,000 students, faculty and staff of Saint Louis University (SLU) through 2028.

Environmental and Engineering Solutions Expands Sustainability Consulting Services

Press Release

WYNCOTE, Pa., March 13, 2018 / 3BL Media / -  Environmental and Engineering Solutions, Inc. (EES) announced today that it is expanding its service offerings to include the CurrentState™ Sustainability Audit. EES currently offers sustainable facilities management with environmental, health, and safety consulting. The addition of the audit will deepen their ability to address the strategic sustainability performance of clients.

Sodexo and Partner Campuses Fight Hunger in Local Communities by Making & Donating Tens of Thousands of Sandwiches

Hunger-Fighting Efforts are Part of World Kindness Day Celebrations
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md. December 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – During the season of giving, Sodexo-sponsored teams of volunteers at colleges and universities are giving back to others by assembling more than 37,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for hunger-relief organizations throughout the western United States. This is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to fighting hunger in the communities in which it operates.

Women Are Changing the Face of Facilities Management

By: Charlotte Jensen
Blog

Facilities management has long been a male-dominated career field. In fact, it may be even more lopsided than many other male-dominated fields: In facilities management (FM), men outnumber women in leadership roles by nine to one, according to a recent survey from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.

Quality of LifeHacks for Keeping Your Energy Costs Low in the Workplace

By: Quality of Lifehacks
Blog

Winter brings long nights, cold temperatures—and high energy bills. All of that artificial heat and light uses up energy resources and costs a lot.

While we’re often focused on not running up our heating bills at home, it’s just as important to be aware of skyrocketing costs at the office. Here are a few areas to focus on when cutting costs.

Turn things off

How a Disciplined Asset Management Strategy Can Directly Lead to a Better Quality of Life

By: Keith Hamer
Blog

Every organization has a mix of assets on its balance sheet. These probably include infrastructure, human resources, financial assets, as well as some “intangibles.” The key to an organization’s success is getting the most value out of each one.

It’s Not the Pollen Count That’s Making You Miserable

By: Joseph Albright
Blog

Do you blame the pollen count for your coughing, sneezing and stuffy nose? Do you track the pollen count and stay indoors on heavy pollen days? I hate to tell you, but the quality of air inside of buildings, where people spend about 90 percent of their time, is even more important to your health. Ironically, according to the EPA, indoor air can be two to five times more polluted—and in some cases up to 100 times more polluted—than outdoor air. This is a significant issue in schools, where exposure to allergens, such as dust mites, pests and molds can trigger asthma symptoms.

When a Service Provider is Part of the Team

By: Dan Bueschel
Blog

This is the third in a continuing blog series based on the findings from the Sodexo 2016 Healthcare Compendium, a compilation of research that examines the increasing trend toward a focus on value in the healthcare sector. Read the full article: Lowell General Hospital: Partnering for Excellence

Using Global Asset Management Solutions Can Positively Impact the Bottom Line

By: Eric Jouane
Blog

This week the facilities management community came together to celebrate World FM Day and honor all the men and women who support the health, safety, productivity and well-being of people who utilize the built environment. In honor of this annual occasion, I wanted to talk about the importance of effectively managing your assets.

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