TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to welcome ARAMARK as a Patron Member.
ARAMARK -- a global leader in delivering food, facility and uniform services for businesses, remote workplaces, schools and universities, hospitals, stadiums and various other institutions -- has a long history of working alongside Canada's Aboriginal community to provide employment and training opportunities, community and educational support, and collaborative business opportunities.
ARAMARK Remote Workplace Services was recently awarded Silver level status of the CCAB's Progressive Aboriginal Relations program for good business partnerships and a commitment to prosperity in Aboriginal communities.
"The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business is honoured to welcome ARAMARK to the CCAB family of Patron Members. It is through the support and membership of ethical, community centered and culturally involved multi-national corporations such as ARAMARK that the CCAB can strengthen its partnerships and commitment to Aboriginal business," stated JP Gladu, president and chief executive officer of CCAB. "We wholeheartedly welcome their Patron membership and look forward continuing our work together, building a stronger business environment for Aboriginal business with an eye to Canada."
"ARAMARK Canada is proud to be joining the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business as a Patron Member. Aboriginal business in Canada is an exciting entrepreneurial model for the world, making it a natural partnership for ARAMARK in the 21st century Canadian workplace," said Rick Bennett, senior vice president, ARAMARK Remote Workplace Services.
CCAB, as part of its many programs and services, provides progressive businesses, such as ARAMARK, a national platform on which to demonstrate their commitment to best practices and active participation in building better Aboriginal Relations in Canada.
For more information on the CCAB's Progressive Aboriginal Relations and Mentorship programs, please contact Natiea Vinson at [email protected].
About the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) was founded in 1984 by a small group of visionary business and community leaders committed to the full participation of Aboriginal people in Canada's economy. A national nonprofit organization, CCAB offers knowledge, resources and programs to both mainstream and Aboriginal owned member companies that foster economic opportunities for Aboriginal people and businesses across Canada.
SOURCE: The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
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