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

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

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

Our Mission

Everyone in Compass is committed to be consistently delivering superior service in the most efficient way, for the shared benefit of our customers, shareholders and employees.


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

By recognising 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.

Openness, Trust and Integrity

We set the highest ethical and professional standards at all times. 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 this. 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, individually 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 positive and commercially aware “can-do” approach to the opportunities and challenges we face.