PHILADELPHIA, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of award winning services in food, facilities management, and uniforms, was named to LATINO Magazine's "LATINO 100," an annual listing that spotlights companies providing the most viable business opportunities for U.S. Latinos.
"We are honored to be featured in LATINO Magazine as one of the top companies providing opportunities for Latinos," said Lynn B. McKee, Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Aramark. "Aramark's workforce, like the clients, consumers and communities we serve, represents a diverse mosaic. The contributions of our Latino associates are vital to our success and we are proud to be recognized for our efforts to attract, retain and support a culturally inclusive workforce."
The Latino population is the fastest growing demographic in the U.S., influencing business growth and consumer trends. Aramark supports this flourishing community through partnerships with organizations like Congreso de Latinos Unidos as well as through its employee resource group (ERG), Impacto.
Aramark's diversity and inclusion efforts have received considerable recognition this year, including: DiversityInc's 25 Noteworthy Companies for Diversity; Top 40 Best Companies for Diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine; Top 10 Veteran Friendly Employer by Veteran Recruiting and one of CAREERS & the disABLED magazine's Top 50 employers for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities. In addition, the company earned a perfect score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign 2015 Corporate Equality Index.
About the methodology of LATINO Magazine's "LATINO 100"
In its third year, the listing's objective is to present a perspective on corporate support for the Latino community in various areas, including philanthropy, workforce diversity, minority business development, and governance.
Nominations for the "LATINO 100" issue were submitted both formally and informally by Latino non-profits and community organizations as well as magazine readers, partners and stakeholders. The listing, in which companies appear alphabetically, was compiled by the editors of LATINO from these nominations based upon the editors' own research and information gathering.
About LATINO Magazine
A bi-monthly national publication (circulation: 50,000) that focuses on issues, politics and culture related to Latinos in the United States. www.latinomagazine.com
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our approximately 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 21 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.