January 28, 2019 - Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, who employs 270,000 team members across the globe, has again been named a Top 50 employer by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine, for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities.
“We are honored to be recognized by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine for our diversity and inclusion efforts for a fifth consecutive year,” said Lynn B. McKee, Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Aramark. “Each one of our employees is unique, and we are grateful for the valuable contributions our disabled team members add to our vibrant workplace culture.”
Last year, Aramark introduced a new employee resource group, Aramark Thrive, dedicated to team members who self-identify as having a disability, and for caretakers and advocates of those with disabilities. Through Aramark Thrive, the company is embracing personal connections to advance awareness and inclusion for people with unique challenges and to provide them and their support network with opportunities to share their stories.
The readers of CAREERS & the disABLED magazine selected the top companies in the country for which they’d most like to work or which they believe would provide a positive working environment for people with disabilities. CAREERS & the disABLED magazine is the only national career recruitment publication for people with disabilities in the United States.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We work to put our sustainability goals into action by focusing on initiatives that engage our employees, empower healthy living, preserve our planet and build local communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
January 30, 2019 -- Through this groundbreaking initiative with the American Heart Association, Aramark is impacting the food environment, supporting underserved communities and broadly improving health and wellbeing.
Plant-forward lifestyles are growing in popularity as more consumers aim to reduce their intake of meat. However, 75 percent of employees and patients reported having trouble finding tasty plant-forward meal options in their hospital dining facilities. More plant-forward options on the menu can help healthcare facilities increase consumer satisfaction while boosting revenue. Discover why adding plant-forward dining options is essential in healthcare facilities and hospitals in this informative infographic.