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December 3, 2013
(Toronto, Ontario) – CAMSC is proud to announce that Sodexo has joined leading corporations who recognize the value of an inclusive supply chain, and who are working to make their supply chain more accessible to Aboriginal and minority suppliers.
“Sodexo is proud of its long-standing commitment to the Aboriginal community,” said Chris Fry, Sodexo’s Vice President of Supply Management. “At Sodexo, we also value diversity and look forward to building stronger business relationships with a broader group of Aboriginal and minority suppliers across Canada through our membership in CAMSC.”
“Sodexo’s membership with CAMSC recognizes the opportunities for innovation, competitiveness and community engagement by expanding opportunities for Aboriginal and minority suppliers across all areas of purchasing” notes Cassandra Dorrington, President of CAMSC. “We look forward to connecting Sodexo to the wide variety of Aboriginal and minority suppliers serving the foodservices and facilities maintenance sectors.”
Sodexo has been delivering On-Site Services in Canada for over 40 years. Recognized as a strategic partner, Sodexo Canada has consolidated its position by providing a range of Quality of Life Services for clients, their employees and visitors in the corporate, education, healthcare and remote sites segments. Delivering food and facilities management solutions across 750+ sites, Sodexo is a market leader in Canada in terms of revenue and consumers served and has been recognized as a top employer for the past four consecutive years. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 75 million consumers each day. Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 428,000 employees throughout the world. Sodexo Canada is proud to have created the Sodexo Foundation, an independent charitable organization that has donated more than 1 million meals to at risk youth in Canada since it was founded in 2000.
The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council – CAMSC – is a private sector led, non-profit membership organization. CAMSC is dedicated to the economic empowerment of Aboriginal and minority businesses, which create wealth and employment in their communities, through the promotion and facilitation of business linkages and capacity building. In the past eight years, CAMSC corporate members have spent more than $715 million with CAMSC-certified Aboriginal and minority businesses.
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