27 Sep '11, 8pm

Sodexo's First CSR Report Outlines Carbon, Water, Waste Impacts

Sodexo's First CSR Report Outlines Carbon, Water, Waste Impacts

All the good intentions in the world don't amount to a hill of beans if a company doesn't directly control operations at the majority of its sites or have centralized purchasing because of the nature of its business. This is the situation Sodexo faced when it decided to start tracking, and eventually improving, its sustainability efforts. Now that it's started, some progress has been made and a recipe for success on all fronts is being written. In its inaugural sustainability report , released today, Sodexo provides an outline of its 14 primary sustainability goals, which were introduced as part of its "Better Tomorrow Plan," launched in October 2009 . The report then takes stock of its operations between September 2009 and August 2010, helping establish a baseline for future reports. Just doing that is a big step forward for a company in Sodexo's sector, said Rachel Sylva...

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