our framework

Global Strategic Framework

As part of a global business, SSP America is committed to a sustainability framework implemented by SSP regions across the globe.  Our global Sustainability Strategy embraces food service industry best practice and seeks to make a meaningful contribution to achieving six the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

serving our customers responsibly

HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE
CHOICES

By 2025

%

of own brand meals to be plant-based or vegetarian

  • 80% 80%

Progress by end of 2023:  20%

HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE
CHOICES

By 2025

%

of own brand coffee units to offer non-dairy milk alternatives

  • 96% 96%

Progress by end of 2023:  96%

Responsible & Sustainable Sourcing

Each year

%

of top 50 own brand products to be made with certified palm oil or palm-oil free

  • 100% 100%

Progress by end of 2023:  100%

Responsible & Sustainable
Sourcing

By 2025

%

of contracted suppliers to be signed up to our Supplier Code of Conduct

  • 100% 100%

Progress by end of 2023:  100%

Responsible & Sustainable
Sourcing

By 2025

%

of own brand coffee, tea and hot chocolate to be from certified sustainable sources

  • 96% 96%

Progress by end of 2023:  96%

Responsible & Sustainable
Sourcing

By 2025

%

of own brand fish and seafood to be from certified sustainable sources

  • 97% 97%

Progress by end of 2023:  97%

Farm Animal
Welfare

By 2025

%

of own brand eggs to be from
cage-free sources

  • 41% 41%

Progress by end of 2023:  41%

protecting our environment

Net Zero Carbon
Emissions

By 2040

CO2e emissions across our
value chain (Scope 1, 2 & 3)

  • 100% 100%

OPERATIONAL EMISSIONS REDUCTION

By 2032

%

reduction in absolute Scope 1 & 2 CO2e emissions (vs 2019 baseline)

  • 42% 42%

Sustainable
Packaging

By 2025

%

of own brand packaging to be free of unnecessary single-use plastic

  • 88% 88%
Progress by end of 2023:  88%

Sustainable
Packaging

By 2025

%

of own brand packaging to be recyclable, reusable or compostable

  • 88% 88%

Progress by end of 2023:  88%

Food Waste
Reduction

By 2025

%

of our central kitchens to compost
all food waste

  • 100% 100%

Progress by end of 2023:  100%

Food Waste
Reduction

By 2025

%

of own brand units to divert waste cooking oil for recycling

  • 81% 81%

Progress by end of 2023:  81%

Food Waste
Reduction

By 2025

%

of own brand coffee units to divert waste coffee grounds from landfill
  • 76.5% 76.5%

Progress by end of 2023:  47%

supporting our team & communities

Team Member
Engagement

Each Year

the positivity score in our team member engagement survey

  • 100% 100%

Progress by end of 2023

Diversity, Equity &
Inclusion

By 2025

%

female representation in
senior leadership roles

  • 85.2% 85.2%

Progress by end of 2023

Community
Support

By 2025

%

of divisions with charity partnerships in place to help alleviate food poverty

  • 100% 100%

Progress by end of 2023:  100%

Human Rights

Each Year

%

of senior managers to complete modern slavery training

  • 100% 100%

Progress by end of 2023:  100%

Team Member Wellbeing

Each Year

appropriate activities are in place to support team members’ physical, mental and financial wellbeing

  • 100% 100%

Progress by end of 2023:  100%

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