Whitbread is the UK’s biggest hospitality company, employing over 45,000 people. The winning teams at Whitbread make everyday experiences special for 25 million customers every month. That could be a welcome cup of coffee, a relaxing overnight stay or a memorable meal out in their much-loved brands; Premier Inn, hub by Premier Inn, Costa, Brewers Fayre, Beefeater Grill, Table Table and Taybarns. In the UK, Whitbread now has almost 700 Premier Inn hotels and over 1,900 Costa stores. Internationally, they have five Premier Inn hotels in the Middle East and three in India, with more in the pipeline, and over 1,100 Costa stores in 29 global markets.
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We believe we have a responsibility to help people live and work well. Our sustainability programme, ‘Force for Good’ aims to ensure we have a positive impact on all of our stakeholders, the communities we are part of and the world around us. Split into three pillars, Opportunity, Community and Responsibility, we have made great progress so far but know there is lots of work to do and have set stretching targets to help us meet our goals. Opportunity is all about the people in our business, all 35,000 across the UK and Germany. This pillar aims to set our teams up for success through industry leading training and development, ensuring team member wellbeing is considered in everything we do, helping teams to feeling proud to work for Whitbread and championing inclusivity across the organisation and improving diversity. It’s crucial that we go above and beyond for the communities we are a part of. The community pillar of our strategy focuses on giving back, whether it’s through volunteering, fundraising or making sure we’re responsible for the wellbeing of our guests through a great night’s sleep and providing healthy and delicious food. The Responsibility pillar focuses on doing everything we can to support the world around us. Through driving down our carbon emissions and reducing waste, to collaborating with global supply chains to respect the human rights of workers and making sure our company policies ensure robust governance. We have a responsibility to do business the right way. In conjunction with the release of its 2022/23 ESG Report, the owner of Premier Inn provides further details of its step-by-step approach to achieving its net zero goals and announces that its net zero target is now validated by the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) (London, 01/06/23). Whitbread PLC, the UK’s. The ambitious goal exceeds UK government target for a 20% reduction of household water consumption by 2037