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Filing Year: 2018 Company: Starbucks Corporation Download PDF WHEREAS: Starbucks Corporation has emphasized a commitment to environmental leadership, yet failed to attain key environmental commitments. Starbucks continues to use mostly single use cups and service ware, … MORE
BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Starbucks issue a report to shareholders, to be prepared at reasonable cost and omitting proprietary information, fulfilling its environmental leadership commitments by scaling up efforts through a comprehensive policy … MORE
CBC NEWS – October 30, 2015 – Canada’s largest coffee chains are misleading customers about what happens to cups collected in their in-store recycling bins. A CBC Marketplace investigation reveals that many paper cups collected … MORE
DAILY MEAL – October 30, 2015 – Coffee chains in Canada may boast that they recycle their disposable, paper coffee cups, but a new investigation finds that that may not be the case.
GREENBIZ – November 9, 2015 – Starbucks’ trailblazing efforts to reduce the use of coffee cups and to recycle cups customers use hit turbulence in October with revelations that cups deposited in recycling bins in … MORE
As You Sow is concerned that Starbucks lags beverage industry peers on recycling and recycled content policies for its beverage containers – paper cups, plastic water bottles, and glass and metal coffee containers. Our proposal … MORE
Starbucks Corp. has repeatedly emphasized its commitment to environmental leadership, yet has no comprehensive recycled content or container recovery strategy for the plastic, glass, paper and metal containers its beverages are sold in.
TRIPLE PUNDIT – With today’s launch of Starbucks’ tenth annual Global Responsibility Report for 2010, Ben Packard spoke with me about what the company has accomplished this year and what challenges lie ahead in achieving their environmental stewardship, community involvement and ethical sourcing targets.
THE SEATTLE TIMES – The coffee colossus no longer aims to get 25 percent of drinks served in ceramic mugs or customers’ tumbler. (…) Starbucks makes no small plans, but occasionally one of its endeavors … MORE
Starbucks Corporation is an American global coffee company and coffeehouse chain. It is the largest coffeehouse company in the world, operating in 62 countries. The company has made an impressive commitment to recycle all post-consumer … MORE
USA TODAY – January 3, 2013 – Amid public pressure to curb trash from disposable cups, Starbucks is rolling out a novel possible solution today: a $1 reusable tumbler.
RESOURCE RECYCLING – July 7, 2011 – As You Sow, a group that seeks corporate accountability through shareholder advocacy, has announced the results of some its recent campaigns.
As You Sow’s third scorecard and report on beverage container recycling evaluates new and ongoing efforts by beverage producers to reduce source materials, create recyclable product packaging, and increase container recovery rates. MORE
THE SEATTLE TIMES – March 23, 2011 – For all the hype and glamour, Starbucks’ shareholders meeting Wednesday came down to this: a recap of the past 40 years, a look at the chain’s already … MORE
TRIPLE PUNDIT – March 21, 2011 – How would you feel if a company publicly promised to reduce reliance on disposable paper cups but then didn’t set up a way to track its progress?
FAST COMPANY – Oct. 20, 2010 – “What are you going to do about this damn cup?” A story of Starbucks and the limits of corporate sustainability.