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2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Charlotte, NC (December 7, 2016) – From plant-forward menuing, to reducing food waste, to focusing on animal welfare, we’re working to create a more sustainable food system and healthier planet for future generations. Compass USA is proud to share those stories of sustainability, partnerships, and the passion of our people in the newly released 2016 CSR report.

Compass Group USA scores 90 on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index for LGBT Workplace Equality
Charlotte, NC (December 6, 2016 ) – Compass Group USA received a score of 90 on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Compass’ score reflects a commitment to LGBT workplace equality with respect to tangible policies, benefits, and practices.

Compass Group USA Becomes First Foodservice Company to Commit To 100% Healthier, Slower Growing Chicken by 2024 through Landmark Global Animal Partnership Agreement
Charlotte, NC (November 3, 2016) – Today, Compass Group USA and the animal welfare certification program Global Animal Partnership (GAP) announced a historic and unique partnership to transform the welfare of chickens within Compass’ supply chain.

National Business Group on Health Honors Compass Group USA with Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award
WASHINGTON D.C. (October 6, 2016) – The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of 425 large U.S. employers, has honored Compass Group USA for having one of the best workforce well-being programs in the nation.

Compass Group PLC Commits to Source 100% Cage Free Eggs Globally
Compass Group PLC is proud to announce a significant expansion to its existing cage free egg policy with a commitment to source 100% cage free eggs (both shell and liquid) globally by 2025.

Compass Group Named to Fortune’s Change the World List
Charlotte, NC (September 14, 2016) – On August 18, 2016, Fortune Magazine released their prestigious list of 50 Companies that Change the World. For the first time, Compass Group was named to the list as a foodservice company taking on some of society’s biggest problems.

Sweet Home Café to open in the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, D.C. (August 30, 2016) – Sweet Home Café will showcases the rich culture and history of the African American people with both traditionally authentic offerings as well as modern-day inspired foods. A joint venture between Thompson Hospitality and Restaurant Associates, the café sources produce from local crops when seasonally available…

Compass USA Receives Good Egg Award from Compassion in World Farming
Charlotte, NC (August 22, 2016) – Compassion in World Farming has presented Compass Group USA with a Good Egg Award for its cage-free egg policies….

U.S. News & World Report Announces 2016-17 Best Hospitals
WAYNE, PA (August 3, 2016) – We are honored to serve more than half of the top 20 acute care hospitals for adults and 70% of the top 10 hospitals that were recognized for specializing in healthcare for children…..

Morrison Healthcare and Crothall Healthcare Recognized as Two of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2016
ATLANTA, GA (July 13, 2016) – Morrison Healthcare and Crothall Healthcare have been selected as two of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2016….

Kentucky Derby Dining and Beverage Experience 2016
CHICAGO, IL (April 26, 2016) – The 2016 menu was developed by Levy Restaurants to highlight local farmers and international partners, presenting a southern inspired menu with a twist….

Innovative Partnership to Help Increase Worker Productivity, Reduce Sick Days and Cut Health Care Costs
CHARLOTTE, NC (March 31, 2016) – Compass Group North America, the nation’s largest foodservice company, has teamed up with Zipongo, a leading enterprise digital nutrition platform, to help companies foster “Eating Well Made Simple” for employees, students, patients and health plan members…

Compass Group USA Releases 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
CHARLOTTE, NC (February 24, 2016) – Building on our legacy of industry-shaping commitments and partnerships, Compass Group USA is proud to present our 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. In the last year we built upon our past commitments and developed initiatives and programs where we can have the greatest impact…


Compass Group USA and Canteen Vending Services Announce American Business Act on Climate Pledge Commitment
CHARLOTTE, NC (December 1, 2015) – Compass Group is pleased to announce that it has joined the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, joining more than 140 companies from across the American economy to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to climate action. For more than a decade Compass Group has strived…

National Launch of eat. learn. live. School Garden Program Makes Gardening Possible in Every School
Chartwells K12 and combine nutrition, culinary and gardening expertise to help educators create and sustain school gardens in any environment CHICAGO, November 10, 2015 – Chartwells K12 and today launched the eat. learn. live. School Garden Program, a first-of-its-kind comprehensive resource to help guide educators through the process of…

Bon Appétit Moves to Fair Trade Tea
Food service pioneer adds another industry first to its list PALO ALTO, CA (October 1, 2015) — Even as more and more Americans are thinking about where their food comes from, few if any are considering the hands that picked the leaves in a cup of tea. But Bon Appétit Management…

Compass Group USA Named a 2015 Top Workplace in Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, NC (September 28, 2015) – Compass Group USA has been awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by The Charlotte Observer. In the inaugural year for The Charlotte Observer Top Workplaces program, Compass Group ranked eighth in the large company category. The Charlotte Observer published their first-ever Top Workplaces list…

FLIK Hospitality Group Launches Rapport, a New Reception Services Brand
Rapport is a specialist provider of reception, concierge and intuitive client services tailored for corporate organizations. New York, NY (August 11, 2015) – FLIK Hospitality Group is pleased to announce the successful launch of Rapport Reception Services in the United States. To celebrate the launch, an event was held at…

Compass Group USA and California Growers’ Perfect Response to the Drought: Imperfectly Delicious Produce
PALO ALTO, Calif. (July 23, 2015) — Compass Group’s Imperfectly Delicious Produce (IDP) program, developed in partnership with subsidiary Bon Appetit Management Company, launched in 2014 to fight food and water waste by “rescuing” or purchasing imperfect fruits and vegetables from growers and distributors—produce that might have languished in fields…

Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services Reinvents Campus Dining for a New Generation
RYE BROOK, N.Y., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services is proud to announce a much-anticipated and exciting reveal of its newly-created brand identity that welcomes Generation Z to campuses across the United States. Chartwells is recognized nationally as the leading contract foodservice provider in higher education,…

Eurest Services, Inc.® Achieves Third Certification for Cleaning Excellence
July 8, 2015 – ISSA, the globally recognized cleaning industry association, awarded Eurest Services with the premier cleaning certification of “Cleaning Industry Management Standard” (CIMS) for the third year, this year with Honors. Along with the prestigious certification, Eurest Services also achieved honorable distinctions in the “Green Building” (CIMS-GB) category. ISSA…

Compass Group USA Named 2015 Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles®
CHARLOTTE, NC (June 18, 2015) – Compass Group USA was named as a 2015 National Business Group on Health Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles® for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging their associates and families to maintain healthy lifestyles. Compass Group USA was among…

Compass Group Celebrates Local NC Food & Fish with the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS)
June 12, 2015 (Charlotte, NC) – Compass Group USA, a long-time partner of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), was proud to participate in the 2015 annual Farm to Fork Weekend in Durham, NC June 5-7, 2015 as a Harvest Sponsor. Farm to Fork celebrates the region’s rich bounty of…

Compass Group USA named as a Charlotte Business Journal Healthiest Employer
CHARLOTTE, NC (May 8, 2015) – Compass Group USA was recently named as a Charlotte Business Journal Healthiest Employer. Compass Group ranked in the top fifteen companies in the large employers (500+ employees) category in the Charlotte metro area. The health and wellness of associates is a top priority for…

Practice Greenhealth Welcomes Five Compass Group North America Companies as New Business Members
Morrison Healthcare, Crothall Healthcare, TouchPoint Support Services, Canteen and Foodbuy Commit to support the healthcare sector with sustainable food and nutrition services.May 7, 2015 (Reston, Virginia) – Practice Greenhealth announced today that five Compass Group North America companies–Morrison Healthcare, Crothall Healthcare, TouchPoint Support Services, Canteen, and Foodbuy–have joined its community…

Morrison Senior Living Announces New Name and Brand Focused on Community
Senior living management services leader unveils new look, same commitment to operational excellence Atlanta (May 6, 2015) – Morrison Senior Living, the leader in food, nutrition & wellness, EVS and hospitality services for senior living, today announced their new name and brand as Morrison Community Living. The rebrand also extends to…

Compass Group USA Announces New 2015 Sustainability Platform
CHARLOTTE, NC (April 22, 2015)– Compass Group USA proudly announces its new Sustainability Platform which advances its efforts to better protect and manage our food sources and the people who harvest and grow those sources. Compass Group USA is a family of companies providing food and support services across all…

Compass Group USA Named to the 2015 Forbes America’s Best Employers List
CHARLOTTE, NC (April 17, 2015) – Compass Group USA was recently named to the Forbes 2015 America’s Best Employers list as the highest ranked foodservice and support services company. Compass Group is among the top 20 business services and supplies companies on the list and ranked 458th overall.“Being recognized by…

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