Category: environmental sustainability

Public-Private Initiative for Coffee&Climate Heading Heads Into Third Phase

Now with more than a decade of experience, the Initiative for Coffee&Climate (styled as “coffee&climate” or “c&c”) is entering its third and final phase, designed to bring more climate...

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Nestlé Sets 2025 Goal of 100% ‘Responsibly Sourced’ Nescafé Coffee

Global food giant Nestlé and its Nescafé coffee business today unveiled broad sustainability ambitions for its supply chain, including “100% responsibly sourced” coffee. Nestlé Head of Beverages Strategic Business...

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Swedish Roaster Löfbergs Unveils Coffee Station Made with Chaff

Though self-service coffee stations and grocery coffee kiosks often scream single-use plastic waste, Swedish coffee roasting company Löfbergs has introduced a model of a coffee station that is curiously...

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Sustainable Coffee Challenge Sets 2025 Climate and Labor Goals

With participation from many of the world’s largest coffee trading and roasting companies, the Sustainable Coffee Challenge has announced broad and ambitious climate- and labor-related goals towards making coffee...

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How Climate Change May Already Be Affecting Brazil’s 2021 Crop

Every year around mid-September, with about 90% of the Brazilian coffee harvest completed, traders, roasters, speculators and financial actors all over the world start to think about projections for...

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California Coffee Grower Frinj Partners with Two Agriculture Nonprofits

California-based coffee breeding and production company Frinj Coffee is engaging in two  land use partnerships that should shed light on coffee’s potential as a regenerative agriculture crop. The Santa...

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Rainforest Alliance Unveils Sweeping New Certification Program

Just over three years after leading agricultural certification agencies Rainforest Alliance and UTZ announced plans to merge under the Rainforest Alliance name, the group today unveiled its sweeping new...

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A Chat with Janina Grabs on the New Book ‘Selling Sustainability Short’

Can private certification standards truly bring about more sustainable production practices? This is the question at the center of Dr. Janina Grabs‘ forthcoming book, Selling Sustainability Short? The Private Governance...

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Australia’s Ona Coffee Converts Headquarters to 100% Solar Power

Though the skies over Canberra, Australia, have lately been hazy with smoke from the country’s catastrophic brushfires, Ona Coffee has been converting what light remains into energy. The coffee...

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