Submitted by Aramark
PHILADELPHIA, February 21, 2022 /CSRwire/ - Aramark, a global provider of hospitality, facilities, and uniform services, today named Alan Horowitz Vice President of Sustainability, reporting to Ash Hanson, Aramark’s SVP and Chief Diversity & Sustainability Officer. In his role, Horowitz will oversee the implementation and scaling of Aramark's company-wide climate strategy and the Be Well. Do Well. sustainability plan, designed to integrate triple bottom line sustainability throughout the company.
As part of the Be Well. Do Well. platform, Aramark’s vision for the future focuses on positively impacting people and the planet. Horowitz will oversee all of Aramark’s Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) reporting, as well as all strategies, policies, and programs to advance sustainability within and across the company.
“Our commitment to enabling people to prosper on a healthy planet is critical to our long-term success. Alan has built his career working with business leaders to convert their passion for sustainability into industry leading ESG programs. Because of this expertise, he will play a pivotal role in evolving and elevating our sustainability plan, including our commitment to setting enterprise-wide science-based targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,” said Ash Hanson.
Horowitz is the co-founder and former Chief Experience Officer of Green Street USA, where he was responsible for the creation and execution of the Green Street USA program - an integrated and comprehensive online experience that allows small and medium-sized enterprises to embrace, embed, and deliver their sustainability commitments.
Previously, Horowitz led EHS, Compliance, Risk & Security for Microsoft’s Cloud Operations and Innovation function, the organization that designs, builds, and operates the datacenters that run the Microsoft Cloud business. Prior to Microsoft, Horowitz had a 20-year career at AstraZeneca, where he was Vice President of Global Sustainability.
An environmental attorney by trade, Horowitz has been a Visiting Scholar and Director at the Environmental Law Institute and is a frequent writer and speaker on the topic of corporate sustainability.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world with food, facilities, and uniform services. Because our culture is rooted in service, our employees strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. Aramark ranked No. 1 In the Diversified Outsourcing Services Category on FORTUNE’s 2022 List of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ and has been named to DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list, the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity,” the HRC’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” and scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, parks and destinations and businesses around the world.
The company is recognized as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute, one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE magazine and one of America's Largest Private Companies by both FORTUNE and Forbes magazines.
ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 250,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries. Learn more at www.twitter.com/aramarknews.
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