PHILADELPHIA (February 10, 2021) - Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, has again been named a Top 50 employer by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine, for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities. This is the seventh year in a row the Company is being recognized with this honor.
“We are pleased to, once again, be honored by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine for our diversity and inclusion efforts,” said Ash Hanson, Aramark’s Chief Diversity and Sustainability Officer. “As an employer of choice, our goal is to hire, retain and develop people of all abilities, and advance awareness and inclusion for people with unique challenges.”
The readers of CAREERS & the disABLED magazine selected the top companies in the country for which they would most prefer to work or believe provide a positive working environment for people with disabilities.
Aramark’s Thrive employee resource group (ERG) is 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 providing them and their support network with opportunities to share their stories. Aramark Thrive encourages self-identification and transparency, so that employees will take advantage of what Aramark offers, gain support, and/or provide coaching.
Aramark’s commitment to people is a core part of the company’s sustainability plan, Be Well. Do Well., focused on positively impacting people and the planet. Aramark’s people priority is to facilitate access to opportunities that will improve the well-being of the Company’s employees, consumers, communities and people in its supply chain. Building on current work, Aramark continues to help people develop careers and livelihoods; access, choose and prepare healthy food; and grow communities, businesses and local economies. The Company’s diversity and inclusion efforts have been recognized by many notable organizations like the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, Diversity Inc., the Disability Equality Index, Equal Opportunity, Diversity Best Practices (DBP) and Black Enterprise.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world with food, facilities, and uniform services. Because our culture is rooted in service, our employees strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. Aramark has been named to DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list, the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity,” the HRC’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” and scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Aramark announced today its commitment to set enterprise-wide science-based targets, to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, in line with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This commitment follows the company’s announcement earlier this year, of its goal to reduce GHG emissions by 15%, from its 2019 baseline, by the end of 2025 (in the U.S.).
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