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After decades of going it alone, coffee and tea companies are working together to achieve sustainable solutions for the most vexing challenges in product packaging Read more

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Executive director José Sette closed theInternational Coffee Organization’s(ICO) first CEO and Global LeadersForum pleased at the signing of a“concrete, time-bound action plan” developed with the private sector. Read more

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The Specialty Coffee Association has launched a new coffee sustainability program to help educate everyone along the supply chain. Read more

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The Specialty Coffee Association's new Coffee Sustainability Program is designed to help educate everyone involved with coffee along the supply chain. Read more

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Coffee bag and degassing valve producers, like others in the broader packaging industry, are making moves to deliver sustainable products for their roasting customers and, most importantly, for consumer demand. Read more

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Five international research teams are working across the African continent to generate a fundamentally new climate science focused on its impact on human development. Read more

Tea Report

Starbucks issued a $1 billion sustainability bond recently to support its efforts in ethical coffee sourcing and its Greener Retail initiative. Read more

Coffee Report

The Committee on Sustainability Assessment describes the benefits of shared indicators in a recent paper on sustainable tea. Read more

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Starbucks borrowed $1 billion on behalf of ethical and sustainable coffee growers. The third and largest in a series of bonds attracted investors favorably impressed with returns from smaller offerings in 2016 and 2017. Read more

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Mercon Coffee Group has established a $450 million sustainability-linked revolving line of credit with Rabobank, a first in commodity trading in the US. Pricing is linked to key coffee-only sustainability initiatives measured by performance indicator Read more

Coffee Report

The Swiss company has launched a new program, “Reviving Origins,” to restore coffee farming in regions of the world that have faced political conflicts, economic hardships or environmental challenges. Read more

Coffee Report

David Hogg, chief agriculture advisor at the Naandi Foundation in India, talks about the Araku Coffe Project, production, and sustainability. Read more

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The awards for project and business model recognize outstanding work in the field of sustainability. There is a third award recognizing the work and impact of an individual, called the sustainability champion award. Read more

Coffee Report

Pernod Ricard, makers of the popular coffee-based liqueur Kahlúa, are launching a development program to source 100% of its coffee from sustainable communities by 2022. Read more

Coffee Report

OHKI is a leading Japanese manufacturer of environmentally conscious filter materials. The company uses plant-based materials and embraces a manufacturing philosophy that it calls “sustico” a combination of the words “sustainable” and “ecology.” Read more

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Emma Harbour, the Rainforest Alliance’s head of global advocacy, focuses on engaging with public and private sector policymakers to influence change to help create more enabling environments for sustainable supply chains to be able to flourish. Read more

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Not long ago, you couldn’t get a decent cup of coffee in the world’s most famous specialty coffee-producing country. Colombia is reclaiming its coffee riches. Read more

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The Global Coffee Platform and Rainforest Alliance have signed a five-year partnership agreement to support ‘National Platforms’ in coffee producing countries. Read more

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