Sodexo strengthens CR ambitions with trio of appointments

Sodexo has appointed Claire Atkins Morris to the role of Director of Corporate Responsibility (CR) for the united kingdom and Ireland.

Atkins Morris has over 11 years’ experience doing work for Sodexo, starting in Healthcare as a Environment and Waste Manager. Since she’s held several positions then, including Head of Waste Management, Head of Soft FM head and Development of Service Support, a job that saw her support the business enterprise to bid and mobilise effectively.

Having an MSc in Environment Management, Claire is really a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and an external assessor for the Institute of Environment Management & Assessment (IEMA). She was started by her career with the surroundings Agency before progressing into further environment consultancy roles.

Her new role will dsicover her embrace her passion of embedding sustainable practices and demonstrating impact through building on Sodexo’s Social Value Pledge and the higher Tomorrow Roadmap.

Sean Haley, Region Chair, Sodexo UK & Ireland said: “Once we continue to get over the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our business, having a solid position on corporate responsibility is more important than ever before now.
“Claire’s skills and expertise make her a superb appointment for the role and her capability to engage stakeholders and build relationships will make sure that our CR actions continue steadily to create a positive impact and support the communities where we live and work.”

Alongside Atkins Morris’ appointment, Sodexo has strengthened its corporate responsibility ambitions with two further appointments.

Simon Mussett has been appointed to the role of Head of Environmental Sustainability while Louise Richardson has been appointed as Head of Community Development – Social Value UK & Ireland.

Mussett has been with Sodexo for over nine years and contains previously held the post of Head of Waste Management for the spot. He’ll lead on the company’s environmental agenda, with specific focus establishing its Net Zero Carbon position.

Since joining Sodexo in 2019, Richardson is a pivotal area of the national government & Agencies business development team.

In collaboration with colleagues over the business, she shall formulate the social value community strategy, supporting the Sodexo’s  method of designing solutions that position social value in the centre of its offers and services and that assist in improving the communities where we work and live.

Grundon and fmj Waste Management have launched the 2021 waste and recycling management survey. It’s the fourth year for the annual appraisal of how FMs manage their waste and recycling activities and something which marks an unprecedented amount of disruption to services because of the pandemic.

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The outcomes of the 2021 survey will undoubtedly be published in FMJ magazine and form the foundation of a white paper co-written by FMJ and professionals at Grundon on how best to approach waste and recycling strategies.

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