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Did You Know That Nespresso had Reduced the Carbon Footprint of a Cup of Coffee by 20% Since 2009?

Well, now, you do.
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Nespresso has been working to improve its environmental performance across its entire value chain, from coffee farming to end-of-life of its products. The company is continuously working on improving the energy-efficiency of its machines, the efficiencies of its operations, but also working with farmers to safeguard the environment through more sustainable practices. 

Sustainable High Quality Coffee Sourcing at Nespresso

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The Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program was launched in 2003. It combines Nespresso coffee expertise and quality criteria with the sustainable farming expertise of the Rainforest Alliance, a leading non-profit conservation organisation.

What Lies Behind the Nespresso Unique Sourcing Approach Through the AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program?

Quality, Sustainability and Productivity Combined
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The AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program is the Nespresso unique green coffee sourcing approach that combines a focus on quality, sustainability and productivity. It aims to secure the supply of the highest quality coffees required for Nespresso Grand Cru coffees and improve the livelihoods of the farmers that grow them, whilst protecting the environment. The program was launched in 2003 in partnership with the NGO the Rainforest Alliance.

Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari Joins Fair Trade USA’s Board of Directors

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OAKLAND, Calif., July 21, 2015, /3BL Media/ —Today Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, announced that Pierre Ferrari, Chief Executive Officer of Heifer International, has been elected to the nonprofit organization’s Board of Directors.

Monsanto Rises to New Heights in Newsweek’s 2015 Global Green Rankings

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June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Newsweek magazine has recognized Monsanto Company’s continued efforts to drive sustainability throughout its business with a jump in the company’s placement on the 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings: Monsanto ranked #52 among U.S. companies up from #68 in 2014 and ranked #84 on the global list up from #130 in 2014.

How Agroforestry can Increase Coffee Farms’ Resilience to Climate Change

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Tristan Lecomte, co-founder and president of Pur Projet, explains why climate change puts coffee farms at risk and how agroforestry, such as the Nespresso approach, can increase farms’ resilience to it.
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What is at stake in global climate ? How is it affecting coffee farmers? 

On-the-Ground Partnerships are Key to Creating Shared Value Opportunities for Coffee Farmers, Said Nespresso CEO

Speaking at the Shared Value Leadership Summit in New York City on May 13th, Jean-Marc Duvoisin explained Nespresso’s approach to creating positive impact in the value chain – and the need for partnerships to make it happen.
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Creating shared value for the long term
Nespresso CEO Jean-Marc Duvoisin used his time at the Shared Value Leadership Summit held in New York City on May 13th to explain how Nespresso has been creating shared value for farmers within its supply chain for more than 12 years to help sustain the business for the long-term.

Monsanto Company Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

Company Sets Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions Intensity Goal and Reports Status of Other Sustainability Commitments
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ST. LOUIS, May 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2014 Sustainability Report. Since announcing its first sustainability commitment framework in 2008, the company has advanced its three sustainability principles: (1) improving the lives of farmers, workers and communities, (2) producing enough food to make a balanced meal accessible to all, and (3) conserving Earth’s resources and preserving the natural environment.

We Will Do Our Part to Sustain California’s Water Supply

By Tim Brown, Chairman, President and CEO of Nestlé Waters North America
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Like all Californians, we at Nestlé Waters are deeply concerned about the effect this drought is having on families, farmers, consumers and businesses. After all, the state is home to more than 7,000 Nestlé employees and their families. As California plans for another year of drought conditions, all water use is understandably being closely examined. We applaud Governor Brown for his leadership in addressing this crisis and will do our part to help this cause.

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