Category: corporate sustainability

Sustainable Harvest Adds Former IWCA Director Kellem Emanuele as Chief Impact Officer

Portland, Oregon-based green coffee importer Sustainable Harvest has hired former International Women’s Coffee Association (IWCA) Executive Director Kellem Emanuele for the position of chief impact officer. An advocate for...

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Olam Coffee Outlines Broad Sustainability Initiative Called LENS

Global green coffee trading company Olam Coffee has announced a broad new set of sustainability goals towards improved farmer livelihoods, youth education and reduced negative environmental impacts. The company...

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Sustainability Champion Angela Pelaez of RGC on Including Farmworkers

As the seed-to-cup narrative typically begins with coffee farmers, it thereby leaves out a critical group of people who make coffee production possible: farmworkers. Farmworkers remain the most vulnerable...

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A Remarkable Assessment of Direct Trade from Stumptown and Caravela

In mid-February, Portland, Oregon-based Third Wave coffee pioneer Stumptown Coffee Roasters, along with specialty coffee trading company Caravela Coffee, released the results of an impact report on direct trade....

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Coffee Companies Shine in B Lab’s 2019 Best for the World List

Each year, the nonprofit organization that administers B Corporation certification puts out a list of companies that it honors as being “Best for the World.” It’s basically the best...

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