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GET READY: HOW SUSTAINABILITY DATA IS CHANGING

Emmanuel Faber, former chairman of Danone, and other experts think coming changes in sustainability data will benefit nearly everyone with clarity and lower costs. Work on new standardization of data is accelerating fast as the finance and insurance sectors are demanding data to assess sustainability and risks; they want it to be as readily standardized …

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NKG RELEASES 2022 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

Summary NKG released their Sustainability Report for 2022, in which they want to provide an insight into their Responsible Business Program and demonstrate which milestones they have achieved. The company states that every approach to sustainability in any business must begin with the economic viability and shared responsibility in overarching topics. They identify the Three …

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NEUMANN KAFFEE GRUPPE EXPANDS ON VERIFIED SUSTAINABLE COFFEES

Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG) expands its range of traceable coffees that meet key sustainability criteria. The number of companies implementing the group’s supply chain program NKG Verified continues to grow. NKG Verified offers customers traceable coffees produced on farms meeting economic, social and environmental indicators. Hamburg, Germany; August, 10, 2022 NKG Verified improves transparency along the supply …

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STARBUCKS HAS JOINED SWISSCO, THE PLATFORM FOR SUSTAINABLE COCOA

The sustainability platform SWISSCO announced that Starbucks had become their latest member, raising the profile of the organisation. Starbucks may sell a lot of coffee, but it doesn’t actually consider itself a coffee company. They say they want to be a customer’s Third Place’, a definition which expands their ambition beyond coffee. In fact, according …

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BEYOND ESG REPORTING: THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY IS PERFORMANCE

A large Harris Poll survey 1 of global corporate CEOs for Google finds that fully two-thirds of them question how genuine or effective their sustainability efforts are. Most admit they do not even have realistic sustainability metrics or tools in place. The value of ESG scores has always been limited. Many can be ambiguously interpreted …

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OFI SUPPORTS COFFEE SUPPLY CHAIN ON RESILIENCY AMID MARKET VOLATILITY

London; 12 July 2022 — olam food ingredients (ofi), one of the leading green coffee origin exporters in the world today announces that its coffee teams in 18 origins around the world have reached 105,000 farmers with sustainability support – over halfway towards a target of 200,000 by 2025. The support covers training, technical assistance, …

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ICO’S COFFEE PUBLIC-PRIVATE TASK FORCE HOLDS SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP

Utilising the platform provided by World of Coffee (WoC), which took place in Milan from  23rd to 25th of June this year, the ICO Coffee Public-Private Task Force (CPPTF) arranged a special workshop on ‘Towards Partnerships for Sustainability/Targets & Actions for Specialty’. The event piqued the interest of many professionals and guests, including ICO Members …

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OLAMS NEW TERRASCOPE HAS POTENTIAL TO IMPROVE FLAWED SCOPE 3 REPORTING

Olam launched Terrascope, a new business with a wonderfully catchy name that Aims to help businesses identify and report their carbon emissions. Underlying the obligatory Scrabble board of buzzwords is the potential for a serious tool. The platform itself is a software as a service. There is no product to install, and it is implemented …

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SHIPPING COFFEE WITH SAILBOATS

Shipping is responsible for about 2.5 per cent of global carbon emissions. Add to that the noise pollution that prevents certain marine animals from finding their way around or communicating with potential mates. Sailboats could be a good answer to the problems on several fronts. Bartalks reported that the Piccadilly-based department store Fortnum & Mason …

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UNDERSTANDING RESILIENCE IN MANAGING SUSTAINABILITY RISK

Our food and agriculture systems face unprecedented change. COVID has provided us with a rehearsal of the scale of disruption that is possible. In the first of this three-part series on starting or recalibrating a robust sustainability plan, The Committee on Sustainability Assessment, COSA, looks at resilience in agri-food systems.  Sustainability is engaged in many familiar ways: …

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RESEARCH SHOWS BRAZIL’S COFFEE FARMS CAN GO CARBON NEGATIVE

The goal of the partner project between the Brazilian Coffee Exporters Council (Cecafé), the Institute of Forest and Agricultural Management & Certification, and the University of São Paulo, was to measure the average amount of carbon sequestration (the process of capturing carbon to remove it from the atmosphere) on 40 farms in the 3 main …

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STOP HITTING SNOOZE. COFFEE & CLIMATE DELIVER BLEAK WARNING

Dr. Peter Baker, a respected expert on climate change and advisor to Coffee & Climate (C&C), and Stefan Ruge, Progam Manager for Coffee & Climate at Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung, gives a grim description of what to expect in the coffee industry over the next decade. The “frequency and severity of extreme events…is going to …

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