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We operate in more than 50 countries around the world. If your country is not on the list, please refer to our global contacts.

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We operate in more than 50 countries around the world. If your country is not on the list, please refer to our global contacts.

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Corporate responsibility

Case Studies

The Zero Waste Challenge

In May 2018, ISS launched the Zero Waste Challenge for World Environment Day. People signed up in the month leading up to the challenge to say they were taking part from around our global operations. On the day, 5th June 2018, people shared their experiences, photos and stories across social media.

In total, 15,958 people (from ISS and beyond), took part in the challenge to reduce their waste and these participants were from 55 different nations across the globe. The top 5 participating countries were the UK, Finland, USA, India and the Netherlands. 

Approximately 79,790 items were saved from going to waste on World Environment Day and 100% of survey respondents said they were likely or very likely to reduce their waste in the future following the challenge.

The most common waste reducing activities were avoiding disposable coffee cups, plastic bottles, food packaging and paper hand towels. Participants replaced these items with reusable or zero waste versions.

There was unprecedented support for the event from all corners of the globe and the initiative demonstrated the power of such a large organisation in bringing about positive environmental change.

 

Redistributing our leftover food

We make every effort to reduce food waste. However our catering teams are sometimes left with surplus food that cannot be sold on client sites the next day, but is legally safe to be donated to local
charities. In 2018, we began a partnership with Plan ZHeroes to connect our catering sites with these charities and set up a process for regular collections of our surplus food. We ran a successful trial across five of our client sites, resulting in 420 Kg of food being donated and 390 Kg of food being collected in 2018.

"We’re really pleased to have been working with ISS from the development phase of their surplus food donation programme. They took great care in establishing the processes and procedures to ensure that food surplus could be identified and safely redistributed at client sites. It’s fantastic to see surplus items being redistributed on our food donation platform in London, Milton Keynes, Slough and Northampton". Laura Hopper, CEO of PlanZHeroes commented

"The donations mean we have been able to feed our homeless guests fresh fruit, carbohydrates and proteins that they are genuinely in need of." Northampton Hope Centre