To: Starbucks EmployeesFrom: Howard SchultzRe: Starbucks Corporate Social Responsibility
Starbucks Coffee Company commits to providing thehighest quality coffee in the world. To do so, the company engages withtheir customers and communities to do business responsibly.
CSR- Starbucks Shared Planet:
Starbucks “commitment to doingbusiness in ways that are good to the earth and good to each other.”Starbucks scales the power of brand by sharing the good it does so thateveryone can endure and thrive.
: Starbucks is committed to helping communitiesthrive. Making a difference in peoples lives is all about being agood neighbor.
Starbucks Foundation: Support in communities all around theworld. The foundation supports social development projects thathelp the community produce Starbucks coffee tea and cocoa.Projects include improving access to education, agriculturaltraining, nutrition and water sanitation.
Community Service: Starbucks supports partners (employees)engagement in their local community through Partner Match andCommunity Service Grants. The programs provide grants tononprofits where partners (employees) made personal monetaryand time contributions.
Helping farmers and suppliers, who contribute toStarbucks, thrive to ensure long-term sustainable premiumproducts.
Supporting Farmers and their Communities: Farmers provideresponsibly-grown and ethically-traded coffee. Starbucks invest inloan programs for coffee-growing communities. The StarbucksFarmer Loans program provides financial resources to farmers tofulfill their cash flow needs during harvest time.
Starbucks relies on agriculture product, it isimportant to care for the planet and encouraging others to do thesame.
Recycling and Reducing Waste: To reduce and divert wasteStarbucks stores generate by recycling. Introduced greener cupsto decrease the environmental impact of disposable cups.Starbucks also participates in Grounds for Your Garden byproviding five-pound bags of coffee grounds that enrich the soil.