Socially Driven Services

Social purpose starts with our foundational values. Our purpose driven pillars below are focused on creating inclusive communities who help the planet thrive.

Building inclusive communities

Procuring local, careers for everyone including those experiencing disadvantage, addressing nutritional hunger in remote communities

Enabling better consumer choices

Empowering choice through food for health and wellness including education on wastage, nutritional choices, and food as medicine

Taking on climate change

Reduced food waste, reduced food miles, carbon offsets program

Challenge to solve

Social purpose isn’t one size fits all. We are all at different stages of our journeys from initial identification of needs or desires through to industry leading executions. Targeting unique but related goals, while facing industry wide challenges in delivery has meant true success is social purpose success has been hard to come by.

The barriers to success can be complex. You may have faced any number of the below:

  • Quality control & consistency
  • Onboarding & training
  • Depth of supply chain
  • Communicating & gaining buy in
  • Impact tracking & reporting
  • Partnership management

Solution co-creation

Our vision is to help our clients succeed in their social purpose journeys through bringing shared values to life in tangible ways.

We will act as enablers to your social purpose journey. We start with a foundation and apply our bespoke framework aligned to your vision, our local Australian social purpose and sustainability goals, and global Compass Group goals.

Benefits we bring

Building value into the socially considered services we deliver, through testing and validation of solutions that helps you tell the story to the right people in the right way.

Actionable

Suite of solutions that we can deliver to enhance social dividends. We can workshop which solutions will deliver the right value to you and your teams.

Measurable

Developing unique tracking and reporting mechanisms and systems to validate the real value and impact for your business and teams.

Scalable

Ability to grow and adapt to unique and changing environments. Solutions for today and continuous improvement for tomorrow.

Credible

Investment supported by outcome driven solutions that show value to stakeholders, employees, and clients alike.

Procurement specialists

Local & social enterprise suppliers

Specialists in social enterprise procurement working with integrators and direct with social enterprises alike. Regardless of where you are based in Australia, we can map our network of suppliers to meet regional and local considerations and we proudly drive our own initiatives such as our ‘Grown here, not flown here’ program to support Australian businesses.

Small & Medium businesses

Part of social purpose in procurement is using our scale to support small and medium businesses in their growth journeys in supported and sustainable ways. We work with suppliers such as The Unexpected Guest, an Indigenous business with a focus on fair trade sourcing to expand their reach through our channels.

Supplier onboarding

Benefit from the comfort of supplier quality assurance standards managed on your behalf; enabling broader engagement with social enterprise solutions.

Reporting & analytics

Demonstrating a social dividend

Partnerships to benefit the community

Let’s explore your existing hospitality services and where our community minded partners can play a big part in driving positive change. Here are just a few examples.

Change Please

A social enterprise empowering people who have experienced homelessness by training them to be baristas.

Busy Beans

Part of AimBig Employment supporting individuals living with disability to find meaningful employment

Bread & Butter Project

Driving positive social impact on the community as a NFP bakery.

Streat

Social enterprise supporting disadvantaged youth and delivering environmentally sustainable services

Solutions to benefit the environment

Re-thinking business as usual to inspire behavioral change that benefits the planet, for example:

Zero Waste

Whether just starting the journey or ready for a full service cafe solution. Let’s explore paths to zero waste.

Plant Forward

(and why it matters) Menus for simple cafes to restaurant dining designed to reduce carbon footprint, enable educated consumer choices &/or reduce food waste without compromising on nutrition & experiences.

Packaging

Innovations in packaging offer sustainable options such as bamboo and fully compostable solutions.

Alternatives

Alternatives to disposables can require education & behavioural change but can have a huge impact. Let’s explore return and reuse programs or BYO.

Activations to drive change

Big picture strategies and initiatives to drive real, measurable change. Let’s align net zero strategic commitments, educate for change and drive innovation.

On Location

Let’s look at physical spaces and opportunities for improvement in operational efficiency, waste management, innovations in design and tech, such as WELLTM building rating achievement

Programs & Activities

Educational talks with chefs, industry & sustainability leaders, supplier engagements & activations, roundtable discussions to promote education and change initiatives.

Strategic Sourcing

Strategic sourcing initiatives that directly target social purpose solutions and environmental impact including innovations in service delivery & products.

Go for Net Zero!

Workshop alignment of capability, solutions and services to sustainability goals including carbon emissions targets

Introducing social purpose into new and existing services

No matter where you are in your journey, we have solutions to start small which can grow to think big.

New & Existing Café & Service Solutions

Introduce more socially considered solutions such as our Cook & Granger retail concept or community engagement partnerships into new & existing services.

Pop-ups & Special Events

Supporting you in running awareness and ‘take action’ campaigns to promote new behaviors with short, medium or longer term ‘pop-up’ solutions.

Collaborations & Partnerships

Building solutions and programs together to deliver a shared vision and achieve shared ESG goals. Alignment workshops available to co-create & define deliverables.

Value Add Services

Explore commercial frameworks for social purpose programs or initiatives. Aligning value-add delivery to corporate goals and requirements.

Case study: Zero waste

NULA translated is zero

Nula is a new retail concept that has adopted a renewable mindset, offering both environmental and sustainable products and solutions.

Driving tangible benefits

Nula represents a journey that is taken together with our clients on the path to zero waste with tangible economic benefits.

Living our values

Our global climate net zero commitments
  • 46% reduction in our absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 2030, from a 2019 base year; in line with an ambition to limit future warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels

  • 28% reduction in our absolute Scope 3 GHG emissions from all food and drink purchased by 2030, from a 2019 base year; aligned with a Well Below 2°C trajectory

  • Carbon neutral worldwide in our Group operations by 2030

  • Climate Net Zero across our global value chain by 2050

Climate net zero

The international food industry has a major role to play in reaching Net Zero and we are committed to playing our part in driving the transition to a healthy and sustainable global food system. That’s why we have announced a commitment to reach Climate Net Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across our global operations and value chain by 2050. Our Global Net Zero strategy has been developed in partnership with international climate consultancy South Pole and includes ambitious carbon emissions reduction targets over the next decade to 2030 which have been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Solutions to benefit the environment

Re-thinking business as usual to inspire behavioral change that benefits the planet, for example:

Zero Waste

Whether just starting the journey or ready for a full service cafe solution. Let’s explore paths to zero waste.

Plant Forward (and why it matters)

Menus for simple cafes to restaurant dining designed to reduce carbon footprint, enable educated consumer choices &/or reduce food waste without compromising on nutrition & experiences.

Packaging

Innovations in packaging offer sustainable options such as bamboo and fully compostable solutions.

Alternatives

Alternatives to disposables can require education & behavioural change but can have a huge impact. Let’s explore return and reuse programs or BYO.

Actionable

Suite of solutions that we can deliver to enhance social dividends. We can workshop which solutions will deliver the right value to you and your teams.

Measurable

Developing unique tracking and reporting mechanisms and systems to validate the real value and impact for your business and teams.

Scalable

Ability to grow and adapt to unique and changing environments. Solutions for today and continuous improvement for tomorrow.

Credible

Investment supported by outcome driven solutions that show value to stakeholders, employees, and clients alike.

Partnerships to benefit the community

Let’s explore your existing hospitality services and where our community minded partners can play a big part in driving positive change. Here are just a few examples.

Change Please

A social enterprise empowering people who have experienced homelessness by training them to be baristas.

Busy Beans

Part of AimBig Employment supporting individuals living with disability to find meaningful employment

Bread & Butter Project

Driving positive social impact on the community as a NFP bakery.

Streat

Social enterprise supporting disadvantaged youth and delivering environmentally sustainable services

Activations to drive change

Big picture strategies and initiatives to drive real, measurable change. Let’s align net zero strategic commitments, educate for change and drive innovation.

On Location

Let’s look at physical spaces and opportunities for improvement in operational efficiency, waste management, innovations in design and tech, such as WELLTM building rating achievement

Programs & Activities

Educational talks with chefs, industry & sustainability leaders, supplier engagements & activations, roundtable discussions to promote education and change initiatives.

Strategic Sourcing

Strategic sourcing initiatives that directly target social purpose solutions and environmental impact including innovations in service delivery & products.

Go for Net Zero!

Workshop alignment of capability, solutions and services to sustainability goals including carbon emissions targets

Introducing social purpose into new and existing services

No matter where you are in your journey, we have solutions to start small which can grow to think big.

New & Existing Café & Service Solutions

Introduce more socially considered solutions such as our Cook & Granger retail concept or community engagement partnerships into new & existing services.

Pop-ups & Special Events

Supporting you in running awareness and ‘take action’ campaigns to promote new behaviors with short, medium or longer term ‘pop-up’ solutions.

Collaborations & Partnerships

Building solutions and programs together to deliver a shared vision and achieve shared ESG goals. Alignment workshops available to co-create & define deliverables.

Value Add Services

Explore commercial frameworks for social purpose programs or initiatives. Aligning value-add delivery to corporate goals and requirements.