2023 highlights



Group revenue



new contract wins



reduction in absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from a 2019 base year


operating profit on a reported basis under IFRS 16


increase in colleague number


targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)

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Mike Clasper, Chair

"The SSP team has delivered excellent results and made significant progress on the business’ strategic priorities."

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Patrick Coveney, Group CEO

"What’s clear is that we have strong momentum across the business… and are fulfilling our purpose of being the best part of the journey."

Our strategy

Our strategy is to accelerate revenue growth, including like-for-like and new business growth, which we convert efficiently to drive profit, cash and economic returns. We do this by:

We are focusing our resource and investment proactively on high growth channels and geographies.

We are strengthening our capabilities to drive competitive advantage and performance by investing in and enhancing our customer propositions, accelerating the use of digital, engaging our people and by transforming our approach to, and delivery of, sustainability.

We are committed to operating an efficient business to ensure our sales are effectively maximised into profit and cash.

Annual Report and Accounts 2023

Sustainability Report 2023

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