PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 9, 2016 ) – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was once again named one of the best companies for diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE for its professional inclusion of people from all races and demographics.
“Aramark is honored to be recognized by BLACK ENTERPRISE for our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace,” said Lynn B. McKee, Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Aramark. “With more than 270,000 associates from diverse cultures around the world, our goal is to hire, retain and develop people with different backgrounds, perspectives, talents, beliefs, and values that reflect the clients and communities that we serve.”
BLACK ENTERPRISE is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans. The magazine surveys the top 1,000 publicly traded companies, as well as the 100 leading global companies with strong U.S. operations. The qualitative survey focuses on activities related to the participation of African Americans and members of other ethnic minority groups in four categories: employee base, senior management, board of directors and supplier diversity.
Aramark’s diversity and inclusion efforts have been recognized by other notable organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign, CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine, Diversity Inc., and LATINO Magazine.
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 operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our 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.
February 7, 2018 - in coordination with American Heart Month and National Nutrition Month, we will donate $1 to local community centers when consumers join or follow our Feed Your Potential 365 health campaign.
We are working together with the American Heart Association to improve the health of Americans 20% by 2020 by empowering people to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices.