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USAID, Conservation International & Starbucks launch Conservation Coffee Alliance in Central America

Seeking to improve the livelihoods of small-scale coffee farmers while conserving the environment, the United States Government, working through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today joined forces with Conservation International (CI) and Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) to create the Conservation Coffee Alliance. ...... With a focus on Central America and Me...

Conservation International & Starbucks expand partnership, launch Verde Ventures loan program

SEATTLE; January 22, 2004 -- Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) and Conservation International (CI) today announced a $2.5 million direct loan by Starbucks to help capitalize CI's newly launched Verde Ventures fund. The fund helps provide direct access to affordable credit for small-scale coffee producers. Starbucks support is the largest loan commitment of its kind provided by a specialty c...

Starbucks-Conservation Intl. partnership awarded at World Summit

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON, DC/JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA; August 30, 2002- Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) and Conservation International (CI) have been selected by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) as a recipient of the 2002 World Summit Business Awards for Sustainable Development Partnerships. The collaboration between Starbucks and C...

Conservation International and Starbucks announce new coffee sourcing guidelines

... ...In a first for the coffee industry, Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) today announced new coffee purchasing guidelines developed in partnership with The Center for Environmental Leadership in Business, a division of Conservation International (CI). The goal of the guidelines is to support Starbucks commitment to purchase coffee that has been grown and processed by suppliers who mee...
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