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Headquarters in USA

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3 March 2002

Prison Blues; Starbucks, Nike, others profit from inmate labor [at U.S. prisons]

Author: Erica Barnett, In These Times

A partial list of companies that have worked within the prison system, directly employed prison workers, or contracted with companies that employ prison workers, either currently or in the past: Allstate, Best Western, Dell Computer, Eddie Bauer,...

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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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Article
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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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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Article
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
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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Article
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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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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Article
17 September 2001

Environmentalist group renews protest against Starbucks

Author: Puget Sound Business Journal

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