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Sodexo Canada partners with Bullfrog Power on carbon reduction targets



TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Bullfrog Power, Canada's leading green energy provider, and Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services, are announcing a new environmental partnership. Through the partnership, Sodexo Canada will be bullfrogpowering three offices and one warehouse with green electricity as part of Sodexo's global mandate to reduce its carbon emissions by 34 per cent by 2024, compared to a 2011 baseline.

"Businesses across Canada choose Bullfrog Power as a simple and effective way to green their operations and reduce energy-related carbon emissions," said Ron Seftel, CEO, Bullfrog Power. "By choosing Bullfrog Power's green electricity, Sodexo is making a significant commitment to reducing the impact of its Canadian operations in pursuit of its global emissions reduction targets."

As a result of the agreement, Bullfrog Power ensures that green power is put into the grid to match the amount of conventional electricity that Sodexo offices in Montreal, Burlington and Vancouver, as well as its Calgary warehouse, use. Across Canada, Bullfrog's green electricity comes from a blend of wind and low-impact hydro power sourced from new Canadian renewable energy facilities.

"Through our partnership with Bullfrog Power, Sodexo is taking important steps toward the greening of our operations by both reducing our environmental impact and supporting the development of community-based renewable energy projects," said Katherine Power, Vice President, Communications and Corporate Affairs, Sodexo Canada.

Sodexo was recently named the top-rated company in its sector on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the 13th consecutive year. DJSI, a leading global sustainability benchmark and reference for sustainable investing, evaluates performance in three principal dimensions: economic, social and environmental.

About Bullfrog Power
Bullfrog Power, Canada's leading green energy provider, offers renewable energy solutions that enable individuals and businesses to reduce their environmental impact, support the development of green energy projects in Canada and help create a cleaner, healthier world. As a Certified B Corporation, Bullfrog Power meets higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Thousands of individuals and businesses in Canada are doing their part to address climate change and air pollution by choosing green energy with Bullfrog Power. Sign up easily, quickly and affordably at bullfrogpower.com.

Join the bullfrogpowered community online on Facebook (facebook.com/BullfrogPower), Instagram (@bullfrogpower) and Twitter (@bullfrogpower).

About Sodexo
Sodexo Canada delivers on-site services at nearly 750 locations for more than 230 clients in the Healthcare, Education, Business & Industry and Energy & Resource sectors. The company's 10,000 employees work together to improve the Quality of Life for their customers by designing, managing and delivering a wide range of solutions?from project management to energy planning, from technical building maintenance to concierge services, from housekeeping to fitness centre management, and from catering and food services to clinical technology management. Sodexo has been operating in Canada for over 40 years.

The Sodexo STOP HUNGER Foundation is an independent charitable organization that has donated more than 1,000,000 meals to at-risk youth in Canada since it was founded in 2001. Globally, Sodexo operates in 80 countries and serves 75 million consumers each day. Follow us on Twitter @SodexoCanada

SOURCE Bullfrog Power


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