General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Efforts

Company announces commitment to sustainable sourcing
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today, General Mills released its 2013 Global Responsibility Report, which outlines the company’s progress and commitments in the areas of health, environment, sourcing, workplace and community engagement. The full report can be accessed at

Workplace Integration 2.0 ~ What’s it really mean to me?


A recurring theme in Sodexo’s Workplace Trends 2013 Report is the need for Corporate Real Estate (CRE) and Facilities Management (FM) professionals to shift their entire approach.  The new method is  a mindset where “human centric” needs are given just as much attention as traditional asset and infrastructure considerations. In other words, it’s about shifting from a “Cost per Square Foot” to a “Quality of Life per Square Foot” approach.

How Do You Keep Your (Young) Top Talent?

By Sodexo guest blogger Randy Emelo

A recent study published in The Harvard Business Review estimates that the average young, talented worker only stays at the same job for 28 months before moving on to another company. The same report stated that nearly three-quarters of a company’s young high-achieving employees are actively looking for other opportunities outside of their company, and are interviewing with another company at least once a year.

A New Era of Employee Recognition

A blog by Jennifer Tekin, complimenting Trend 7 in Sodexo's 2013 Workplace Trends Report

Organizations with high employee engagement are experiencing a 22% improvement in customer loyalty and a 21% reduction in turnover, per Aberdeen Group research.

Workplace Trends Report: 12 Key Issues and Solutions for Business Leaders

Sodexo’s Report identifies leading marketplace indicators focusing key people- and community-centric workplace practices that create competitive advantage for organizations and value for employees
Press Release

Gaithersburg, Md., January 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo released its annual Workplace Trends Report today, noting among dozens of findings key trends such as 86 percent of Millennials entering the workforce now say they would consider leaving an employer whose values fell short of their expectations, clearly indicating that the emerging workforce is motivated by positive, people- and community-centric workplace practices and initiatives.

FedEx Express Recognized as One of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®

Press Release

Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that it has been recognized as one of the top 10 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work® Institute for the second year in a row. The ranking is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture.

SC Johnson Named a 2012 Best Company for Working Mothers for the 24th Time

Press Release

(3BL Media) Racine, WI - September 18, 2012-  Today SC Johnson was recognized for the 24th time as one of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” by Working Mothermagazine. The publication today released its 27th annual list of family-friendly U.S. companies.

Sodexo Recognized by Latina Style Magazine as One of the Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.

Honor earned for a commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees can excel
Press Release

(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - September 6, 2012 - LATINA Style Magazine has named Sodexo, Inc., as one of the Top 50 U.S. companies in its annual LATINA Style 50 Report. The winners were announced this week and Sodexo is featured in the magazine's August edition.

Hershey’s Second CSR Report Shows Substantial Progress on Sustainability Initiatives

Report Elevates Transparency, Sets Ambitious New Targets for the Future
Press Release

(3BL Media) Hershey, PA - April 30, 2012 - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today issued its second Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, “Listen, Learn, Act,” providing updates on its substantial progress against the sustainability goals the company announced in its first report in 2010.


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