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9 September 2001

Together at Last: Cutting Pollution and Making Money

Author: Claudia H. Deutsch, New York Times

Some 30 years after the environmental movement took hold, many companies are giving second lives to raw materials, fuels and other products that previously went to landfills. "The notion that environment is just an expensive cost is way out of date,"...

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17 September 2001

Environmentalist group renews protest against Starbucks

Author: Puget Sound Business Journal

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18 October 2001

Close, But No Cigar: Starbucks' programs show improvement in commitment to fair trade, but not nearly enough

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18 October 2001

company press release: Starbucks Coffee Company Responds to the Plight of Coffee Farmers

Author: Starbucks

Starbucks Will Offer $1 million in Financial Support to Coffee Farmers And Will Expand its Fair Trade Certified Coffee Program

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19 October 2001

Starbucks buying more Fair Trade coffee beans

Author: Kathy Mulady, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Starbucks Coffee announced yesterday that it will buy a million pounds of Fair Trade Certified coffee within the next 18 months, and also is giving $1 million to be used for capital investments, quality improvement, credit, and other initiatives to...

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22 October 2001

Close, But No Cigar: Starbucks' programs show improvement in commitment to fair trade, but not nearly enough

Author: Deborah James, Global Exchange

On Friday Starbucks announced new programs related to Fair Trade Certified coffee, including the commitment to purchase 1 million pounds of coffee over the next 18 months. Global Exchange is pleased about any increase in the amount of Fair Trade...

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12 November 2001

Starbucks says program will reward responsible suppliers

Author: Allison Linn, Associated Press

Starbucks Coffee on Monday unveiled a plan to pay coffee suppliers up to 10 cents more per pound if they protect the environment and abide by local minimum wage and worker safety laws.

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Article
15 February 2002

Starbucks braces for another round with eco-protests

Author: Chris Stetkiewicz, Reuters

Facing mounting pressure from protest groups, Starbucks Corp. this week affirmed its commitment to environmentally friendly products and fair wages for coffee farmers.

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23 February 2002

Protesters demand Starbucks pay fair prices for beans

Author: Associated Press

Starbucks sells Fair Trade coffee in bulk, but does not brew it on a regular basis.

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26 February 2002

Starbucks Offers Fairtrade Certified Coffee in the UK

Author: Starbucks

Agreement with Fairtrade Foundation to Roll Out Coffee in All Stores by Summer

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