PHILADELPHIA — ISSA
, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has awarded ARAMARK Higher Education
, a global leader in dining, facilities and conference center management, with Cleaning Industry Management Standard
(CIMS) Certification and CIMS-Green Building
(CIMS-GB) Certification with Honors, according to a press release.
"We are pleased to be recognized by ISSA for our commitment to service excellence, customer satisfaction and sustainability," said Ron Mesaros, vice president of facilities, ARAMARK Higher Education.
"In addition to helping our customers meet bid specifications, the CIMS certifications will advance delivery of green and sustainable cleaning programs, and secure points under the U.S. Green Building Council''s
(USGBC) LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) Green Building Rating System," Mesaros added.
As part of the certification process, an independent, accredited assessor conducted on-site reviews of ARAMARK''s systems, processes and documentation, the release noted.