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Sodexo Earns Top Rank in RobecoSAM "Sustainability Yearbook 2015"
May 12, 2015

Sodexo has been ranked, for the eighth consecutive year, as the best-performing company for Economic, Social and Environmental performance in the benchmark RobecoSAM ‘Sustainability Yearbook 2015’ as Industry Leader and Gold Class. RobecoSAM 2015 Yearbook

Northwestern Dining Ranked #12 for Universities with the Healthiest and Freshest Foods
May 18, 2015

Northwestern Dining was listed as #12 in the top 25 Universities with the Healthiest and Freshest Foods according to the website See the full article here.

Northwestern Dining Is Featured In The Latest Edition Of Catering Magazine!
February 05, 2015

Read about how Northwestern is at the forefront of a high-quality, healthy, and cutting edge culinary movement in academic institutions.  Catering Director

August 06, 2015

Northwestern Dining's Campus Dietitian, Karen Sechowski, RD, LDN, was featured on Sodexo USA Careers blog. Read about how she has found the "the best job in the world" here at Northwestern.

July 14, 2015

Northwestern University has pledged to increase it's "Real Food" by year 2020. Tribune Article

The Humane Society President Regarding Sodexo’s Animal Welfare Commitment
March 05, 2015

Check out the blog entry here .

Sodexo Announces Enhanced Commitments To Animal Welfare Including Cage-Free Eggs
February 27, 2015

Sodexo is announcing a set of new and broad commitments to improve the humane treatment of animals in our U.S. supply chain. The article can be found here .

Sodexo recognized at 2014 Clinton global initiative annual meeting
April 17, 2015

Check out the blog entry here .

Sodexo Is One Of The World's Largest Companies, But It's Planning To Use Small Businesses In A Big Way.
February 05, 2015

Sodexo will partner with over 150 organizations in 40 countries to help identify its local partners. Over the next three years, the company will purchase goods from small and medium-sized firms, putting the products into schools, businesses, government offices and sports buildings that it distributes to.

A Healthier Future Starts Today
September 14, 2014

Campus Dietitian, Justin Heaton, shares his thoughts about healthy dining in a Sodexo Insites blog post.

Sodexo Supports LIFT-Chicago
February 20, 2015

Sodexo/Northwestern Dining was proud to have donated the catering to LIFT-Chicago at their recent LIFT LOCAL 2014 event.  And we congratulate Alberto Ortega, Director of Community Relations at Sodexo USA, for being appointed to the LIFT-Chicago Regional Advisory Board.  Watch the inspiring LIFT LOCAL 2014 YouTube video:

Northwestern Dining In Foodservice Director Magazine
February 05, 2015

We are proud to help change the face of campus dining. Check out the recent article in Foodservice Director magazine.  Foodservice Director Article

Have A Look At The Buzzfeed Article
February 05, 2015

Have a look at 10 College Dining Hall Dishes that make you want transfer schools here.

Northwestern Dining Recognized As One Of The 14 Best Dining Halls In America
February 05, 2015

Thrilllist has ranked Northwestern Dining as one of the 14 best college dining halls in America.

Northwestern Dining Recognized As One Of The 15 Best Dining Halls On College Campuses By Busniess Insider
February 05, 2015

Northwestern dining has been recognized as one of the 15 best dining halls by Business Insider by reducing waste, increasing the purchases of local produce, our wonderful on-campus dietitian and our famous hot cookie bar!

RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2017
August 09, 2017

RobecoSAM - Gold 2017Sodexo earns highest marks in RobecoSAM’s “Sustainability Yearbook” for tenth straight year!

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, reinforces its position as one of the most sustainable companies in the world by earning Gold Class distinction in RobecoSAM’s annual “Sustainability Yearbook 2017”. For the tenth consecutive year, Sodexo has been ranked as the top-scoring company in its sector for its excellent sustainability performance.

[ RobecoSAM Gold 2017 News Release ]

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