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Darden Digest: Finance Fellow Finds Energy Savings for Darden


In 2009, Darden announced a commitment to reach a 15% reduction in the average energy usage per restaurant by 2015. As of 2012, the company had cut energy use by 12 percent. To reach its goal, Darden wanted to understand what technologies and initiatives could best reduce the company's energy use over the next two years.

Sustaining Our Oceans for Future Economic Growth


The oceans are some of the world’s most vital and productive natural resources, impacting our food supply, climate, biodiversity and global economy. World Oceans Day reminds us of the opportunity to bring attention to these critical issues, raise awareness and address the many challenges facing our oceans. Pollution, acidification, overfishing and runoff from agricultural production are just a few of the pressing threats we must work to overcome given the challenges they present now and for the future.

Darden Included in CR Magazine 14th Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Leaders in Corporate Responsibility Honored at the New York Stock Exchange
Press Release

EDISON, N.J., April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced its 14th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, recognizing the standout performance of public companies across the United States. Representatives from the final list participated in a key-note speaker address featuring Newark Mayor Cory Booker as well as the ringing of the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

Infographic: Restaurant Community Grants Program

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The Darden's Restaurant Community Grants program is a local grants initiative that helps support nonprofit organizations in the hundreds of communities Darden and its restaurant brands serve.

Darden Supports More Than 850 Nonprofits Across the Country Through its Restaurant Community Grants Program

Program awards more than $1.9 million in its second year to local organizations in the U.S. and Canada
Press Release

ORLANDO, Fla., April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- The Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc., today awarded more than $1.9 million to more than 850 nonprofit organizations in the United

Darden & The Florida Everglades

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The Darden Foundation has been supporting the restoration of the Florida Everglades through support of the Everglades Foundation. Katie Glenn, a Darden team member, takes a visit to see first-hand the results of the Darden Foundation's support.

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Darden Restaurants Recycles 7.3 Million Pounds of Fry Oil


By Brandon Tidwell

As we celebrate America Recycles Day this week, it is a great time to develop some creative new ways to combat unnecessary waste and to reignite our interest in the three Rs we learned in grade school: reduce, reuse and recycle.

Partnering: The New Path Forward


Originally published on November 1, 2012
Author: Brandon Tidwell


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