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EPA [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency] Recognizes Starbucks Outstanding Environmental Leadership - Starbucks joins EPA’s prestigious list of largest green power purchases in the United States
Author: Green Power Partnership, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
This year Starbucks purchased five percent of the energy needed to power its Company-operated stores in North America from renewable, wind power.
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Author: Theresa Howard, USA Today
Starting today, Starbucks will try to sell consumers on the idea of helping to clean up the world's water supply when it begins rolling out Ethos bottled water in its 5,000 U.S. stores. The company plans to donate $10 million over the next five years...
Africa's new best friends - The US and Britain are putting the multinational corporations that created poverty in charge of its relief
Author: George Monbiot, Guardian [UK]
The CCA [Corporate Council on Africa] is the lobby group representing the big US corporations with interests in Africa: Halliburton, Exxon Mobil, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Starbucks, Raytheon, Microsoft, Boeing, Cargill, Citigroup and others. For the...
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Author: Letta Tayler, Newsday.com
"Will that be 2-percent or whole milk?" the server asked sweetly before frothing up a latte at Starbucks, just down the road from the Subway and Pizza Hut [part of YUM!]...To be sure, Guantanamo is still a desolate spot where the male-female ratio is...
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Author: Philippa Nuttall, Novis [USA]
Ben & Jerry’s [part of Unilever] last week claimed to be the first ice-cream maker in the US to produce an ice-cream made with fair-trade coffee, suggesting that ethically traded commodities can be good for business as well as beneficial for the...
Author: Matthew Beard, Independent [UK]
The fair trade movement has been brewing since the late 1980s...[UK] consumers are increasingly prepared to pay a premium for a product to ensure farmers in the developing world are guaranteed a stable income...[refers to Co-op, Tesco, Waitrose (part...
Author: Penelope Simons, Canadian Consortium on Human Security, Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia
Part I of this paper examines how transnational corporate activity can violate or contribute to violations of human rights and human security...Part II...examines the relationship between the regulation of international trade, TNC activity under trade...
In Tanzania 4,400 Small-Scale Coffee Growers Sell Directly to Peet's and Five Other Overseas Buyers, Earning Premium Prices
Adolph Kumburu, AKSCG [Association of Kilimanjaro Specialty Coffee Growers] Executive Director, commented, "The direct export of 10 containers of specialty coffee is a great achievement that will provide a substantial increase in income for many...
The World Environment Center has selected Starbucks Coffee Company to receive its 21st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development...In particular, WEC commends the company's development of Coffee and Farmer...
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