Vision & Values

Our Vision and Values capture in words the spirit of Compass and what we stand for.

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They guide the decisions, actions and behaviours of our people; are evidenced in our customers’ experience of the service we deliver every day globally; and drive our performance and growth.

Our Vision

Sets out what we want to be:

To be a world-class provider of contract foodservice and support services, renowned for our great people, our great service, and our great results.

These set out what we collectively believe in and guide our behaviours

Openness, Trust and Integrity 

We set high ethical and professional standards. We want all our relationships to be based on honesty, respect, fairness and a commitment to open dialogue and transparency.

Passion for Quality 

We are passionate about delivering superior food and service and take pride in achieving these. We look to replicate success, learn from mistakes and develop the ideas, innovation and practices that will help us improve and lead our market.

Win Through Teamwork 

We encourage individual ownership, but work as a team. We value the expertise, individuality and contribution of all colleagues, working in support of each other and readily sharing good practice, in pursuit of shared goals.


We take responsibility for our actions, individually and as a Group. Every day, everywhere we look to make a positive contribution to the health and wellbeing of our customers, the communities we work in and the world we live in.

Can-do Safely 

We take a positive and commercially aware ‘can-do’ approach to the opportunities and challenges we face.

These set out what guides our decision making

Safety, Health and Environment First 

Never to compromise on the health and safety of our customers and our people, and to manage responsibly the impact that our business has on the environment.

Delivering for Clients and Consumers  

To earn the continued loyalty of our customers by consistently demonstrating why we are the first choice for quality, service, value and innovation.

Developing our People and Valuing Diversity 

To recognise the diversity and contribution of our people. We create a work environment that is challenging and provides the opportunities and support for everyone to develop, learn and succeed.

Profitable Growth 

To deliver shareholder value through disciplined, sustainable growth, underpinned by strong governance, that contributes to and leverages the benefits of our global scale.

Constant Focus on Performance and Efficiency 

To deliver the highest quality and performance, whilst relentlessly driving to be the lowest cost, most efficient provider.