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Arcus FM publishes five-year Social Value Strategy

The Social Value Strategy forms part of Arcus FM’s ongoing commitment to transparency and action across Environmental, Social and Governance areas. The strategy which has been in place since 2022 has two central action areas – community work and employability. ...

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Compass’ social impact measured at £718m

The Social Value Portal has measured the social impact of Compass Group UK & Ireland’s work for 2022 at £718 million, this includes a 40 per cent increase in social value, now worth £7 million. This investment has been achieved ...

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ESS Partners with Olio to reduce food waste and support local communities

The Defence, Marine & Aerospace sector of ESS, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is partnering with community sharing app Olio to redistribute good-to-eat surplus food to members of the local community. The company is donating pre-packed products and ...

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Equans uses volunteering time to make a positive impact in Manchester

North Manchester-based charity, NEPHRA Good Neighbours, was recently visited by regeneration specialists Equans who provided a number of business mentoring sessions, workshops and activities to support the organisation on its sustainability journey. NEPHRA Good Neighbours is a charity that works ...

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OCS supports Scottish Autism Charity with a sensory room for local school

As part of its commitment to delivering social value within its communities, global facilities service provider OCS, has helped Scottish Autism’s New Struan School, based in Alloa, create a new sensory room designed to help enrich the learning experience of ...

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Sodexo Live! creates social impact at 2023 Labour Party Conference

Sodexo Live!, the venue partner of The ACC Liverpool Group, is set to generate a significant positive impact to the local economy during the annual Labour Party Conference. With an aligned commitment to sustainability and supporting local communities, both organisations ...

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Sodexo showcases positive social impact in new report

Sodexo has published its 2023 Social Impact Report, which highlights progress and outcomes delivered against the commitments laid out in its Social Impact Pledge. Each of these commitments were pledged in 2021, as part of a three-year social value strategy ...

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Compass partners with FoodCycle

Compass Group UK & Ireland has announced FoodCycle as its key charity partner. The partnership, which strengthens the company’s social impact strategy to support local communities, will see Compass provide a grant through the newly launched Compass Group Foundation, to ...

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University teams to tackle food insecurity with funding from Sodexo

Five university teams have won funding from Sodexo to tackle food insecurity. A Dragon’s Den-style competition involving 85 students from 26 universities throughout the UK was held last month by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation in partnership with social enterprise and ...

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Hive Cleaning awarded B Corp status

Sustainable office cleaning company, Hive Cleaning, has been certified as a B Corporation by B Lab, after meeting rigorous social and environmental standards. The B Corp certification addresses the entirety of a business’ operations and covers five key impact areas ...

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