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Our Purpose is to Protect People and Enhance Lives.
Rentokil Initial is the global leader in commercial pest control and hygiene services. Our purpose is to Protect People and to Enhance Lives.
Regional businesses: North America, Europe, UK and Rest of World, Latin America, Asia and Pacific. Each has its own dedicated management team. At a country level, operations are managed by local teams, focused on delivering outstanding service to customers.
Pest Control and Hygiene services account for 85% of Ongoing Revenues. In addition, we offer a range of other services such as interior planting, holiday displays, scenting, brand standards auditing, medical waste disposal, workwear services, and property care and insurance. The Company’s two main service brands are Rentokil and Initial.
Ongoing Revenues in 2019 were £2,644 million at constant exchange rates. This growth was driven by a combination of organic and acquisitive growth. c.90% of revenues are generated outside of the UK.
Rentokil Initial is a people-focussed service organisation. Increasingly, our operations are utilising digital technologies to enhance the services that we provide to make us more effective and efficient. Rentokil Initial is as much a ‘multi-local’ as ‘multi-national’ with a presence in over 90 of the world’s 100 major cities.
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With almost two million customers worldwide we contribute socially to help improve public health and hygiene, through protecting people from the dangers of pest-borne disease, protecting property from the damage caused by pests and reducing the risks of poor hygiene or injury in the workplace.
Corporate responsibility performance includes accreditation in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index, the Carbon Disclosure Project, the FTSE4Good Index and the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe. We were ranked by Vigeo EIRIS as one of the top five performers worldwide in the Business Support Services sector and we are included in the Euronext Vigeo Index: UK 20 (the 20 most advanced companies in the United Kingdom). The Open Corporation ranks the company 7th of over 9,500 multi-national companies for sustainability (#OpenCorporationRanking). MSCI gives the company a ‘AA’ ESG rating and Sustainalytics as a ‘Low ESG Risk’.
The RIGHT Way Plan
Our RIGHT WAY reflects our focus on pest control and hygiene services and the financial model to compound growth through M&A, while retaining five strong regional businesses. At the heart of the plan is our focus on colleague expertise, standard lean operations, and high levels of service and leadership in innovation and digital for customers.Read more
We aim to become a world-class services company and an employer of choice that protects people and enhances lives through the effective delivery of our services. Our workplace culture, which we measure and report on, is critical to our success.View our workplace culture model
Our Responsible Business
Find out more about our seven environmental work streams, our 2019 performance and ambitions.Read more
Find out more about our workplace and diversity programmes, our 2019 performance and future ambitions.Read more