passion for people & the planet

Focused on a Sustainable Future

We are passionate about sustainability, environmental protection, and social responsibility. This passion is embedded into our strategic priorities so we play our part in building a sustainable future.

We have established clear and measurable targets to be met by 2025, and our long-term aim is to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across our value chain by 2040. We collaborate with airports and brand partners to work toward our shared sustainability goals.

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 practices and seeks to make a meaningful contribution to achieving six of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Measurable Goals Aligned with Our PASSION Principles™

Our Sustainability Strategy aims to achieve measurable goals supported by rigorous governance standards and a corporate commitment to those standards. By adhering to these standards, we help ensure our sustainability initiatives are effective and aligned with our PASSION Principles™—which guide our day-to-day business and behaviors. We believe our commitment to sustainability will contribute to our success and create long-term value for our team members, partners, and key stakeholders.

strategic focus areas

Serving Our Customers Responsibly

We’re increasing choice and extending the range of great-tasting, nutritious and responsibly sourced food on our own menus.

Protecting Our Environment

We are working towards achieving 
net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across our value chain by 2040, and are focused on transitioning to sustainable packaging, eliminating single-use plastics and reducing food waste.

Supporting Our Team Members & Communities

We want to attract and retain great talent and offer our team members the support they need to be themselves and achieve their full potential. We also proudly support the communities where we live and work.