History and experience
With over 100 years of experience, take a look at Initial's journey so far
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Initial is the world's leading hygiene company, part of Rentokil Initial, a FTSE100 company, with 38,000 employees helping customers in over 40 countries around the world manage hygiene risk, create safer business environments and healthier and more hygienic workplaces to safeguard brand reputation, staff and end-users.
We go further to protect and enhance the things that matter most to you. Since 1903, we have built a large network of core support services which allows us to deliver washroom services, medical and clinical waste management, floor care and scenting solutions. Driven by science and years of experience, Initial solutions are tailored to meet the exact needs of your business and delivered without interruption to your operations.
Our team of microbiologists, product developers and service professionals set us apart from competitors, delivering leading innovations and the highest levels of service in the industry.
With an active investment in research and development, training and customer service, Initial delivers global best practice and insight with local experience and expertise to our customers around the world.
Initial leads by example with a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption
Find details of what we do across our businesses, markets, growth opportunities and initiatives
Sustainability is rapidly climbing the agenda of every organisation driven by growing concerns for corporate social responsibility and duty of care, an increasing awareness of the need for environmental protection, ever more stringent legislation and rising landfill costs.
Initial leads the industry in the development of more environmentally-friendly, sustainable products and solutions. Our commitment to the environment is integral to the way we work and influences the local causes we support:
Everyday, local teams of Initial service technicians deliver efficient, discreet hygiene services to commercial customers in over 40 countries worldwide. With flexible serviced contracts tailored specifically to your business needs, Initial takes pride in delivering the highest levels of service, innovative solutions and professional customer care.