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From starbucks's site: "Our Commitment to Being a Deeply Responsible Company Contributing positively to our communities and environment is so important to Starbucks that it's one of the six guiding principles of our mission statement. We work together on a daily basis with partners (employees), suppliers, farmers and others to help create a more sustainable approach to high-quality coffee production, to help build stronger local communities, to minimize our environmental footprint, to create a great workplace, to promote diversity and to be responsive to our customers' health and wellness needs."

tags: coffee & tea, coffee

starbucks's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
EPA Top 50 Green Power Purchasers 2009 environmental protection agency rank #16 of 50
BICEP Members ceres group member
Green Rankings 2009: Top 20 newsweek rank #10 of 500
World's Most Ethical Companies 2009 ethisphere group member
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2009 corporate responsibility officer rank #65 of 100
U.S. Beverage Container Recycling Scorecard and Report 2008 as you sow score 0.2/4
Ceres Climate Change Rankings ceres rank #20 of 20
Corporate Green Power Top Partners 2008 environmental protection agency rank #17 of 20
2008 Green Brands Index outlaw consulting group member
2008 World's Most Ethical Companies ethisphere group member
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starbucks's Article Breakdown (59 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Starbucks ?

Starbucks Tests How Coffee Cups Fare In NYC's Recycling Stream

From (verified), October 13, 2010

Resource Management

Starbucks is using New York City as a testing ground for recycling its ubiquitous coffee cups. If successful, it could mean the 3 billion cups it uses each year could go to recycling bins instead of landfills.

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Starbucks Moves Ahead With ‘Green’ Strategy Despite Cost

From (verified), October 11, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

Starbucks is part of a growing trend by retailers to reduce their impact on the environment despite the initial cost premium for their efforts, reports The Washington Post.

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Starbucks Recycling Cups At Chicago, Seattle Stores

From (verified), June 29, 2010

Resource Management

Starbucks announced it will begin recycling coffee cups from its Chicago locations, according to a report in the Seattle Times. Beginning in the fall, it will send used cups from its Chicago stores to Green Bay where a Georgia Pacific paper mill will...

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Starbucks Challenges Paper Cup Waste Via Sustainability Design Contest

From (verified), June 18, 2010

Resource Management

On Thursday the winner of The Betacup Challenge, a Starbucks-sponsored design contest held to tackle the overwhelming amount of coffee cup waste accrued each year, was declared.

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Starbucks Gets Greener

From (verified), May 20, 2010

Community Impact, Resource Management

With more than 16,000 retail locations around the world, Starbucks continues to innovate and evolve the customer experience with a new store design approach inspired by Starbucks™ Shared Planet™, their commitment to ethical sourcing, envi...

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Starbucks Nowhere Near 2010 Energy Reduction Goal

From (verified), April 20, 2010

In 2008, Starbucks set an aggressive goal to reduce energy consumption in company-owned stores 25 percent by 2010. Judging by the progress so far, that goal may be unattainable.

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Starbucks Tackles Green Goals Except One: Recycling

From (verified), April 19, 2010

Resource Management

From buying green power to reducing the amount of water it uses, Starbucks is on track to meet the majority of its long-term environmental goals, the coffee giant said Monday.

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Starbucks Shareholders Vote Down ‘Aggressive’ Recycling Initiative

From (verified), April 5, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

The proposal requested that Starbucks consider a more aggressive recycling strategy and goals for materials consumed in the stores and when they leave their doors, reports Triple Pundit. Starbucks, similar to the bottled water industry, is a target f...

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Whole Foods, Starbucks Top Sustainable Retail Design Awards

From (verified), March 18, 2010

Resource Management

Whole Foods Market in Lincoln Park, Chicago, took the top prize for Project of the Year at the second annual A.R.E. Sustainability Awards, focused on sustainable retail design. The two grand prize winners were Whole Foods in the category of Sustainab...

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Starbucks Sponsors Cup Design Contest To Reduce Waste

From (verified), March 17, 2010

Resource Management, Mission & Values, Waste Management

Starbucks is sponsoring the Betacup design competition that is looking for a solution to unrecyclable paper coffee cups, reports Core77.

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