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Actor and director Ben Affleck testified before the U.S. Senate last week, citing Starbucks as an example of how a private company can bring economic development to some of the world's poorest regions.
A $9 million capital campaign dubbed Pike Up! will provide vital funds for the Pike Place Market expansion with Starbucks becoming the first major company to announce its support, pledging $500,000 toward the effort.
One of the largest coffee roasting plants in the world has achieved its target of being a 100% Landfill Diversion facility, due to Starbucks partners (employees) who led the effort.
In its 14th consecutive year of issuing a Global Responsibility Report, Starbucks offers its perspective on what it means to be a corporate citizen in the 21st century and openly shares its progress and challenges on several goals.
Starbucks Hot Java Cool Jazz will mark its 20th anniversary of celebrating Seattle-area talent at 7 p.m., Friday, March 20 at Seattle’s Paramount Theater. This year’s participating high schools are Edmonds-Woodway, Garfield, Mount Si, Mountlake Terrace and Roosevelt.
A Starbucks store near Camp Pendleton has received a special designation as the company’s first Military Family Store.
An order for two dozen community tables from a family-owned furniture business in North Carolina is one of the ways Starbucks exhibits its commitment to locally-relevant design using sustainable materials.
Starbucks Mexico donated three varietals of coffee plants which are known for generating better yields, higher cup quality and improved rust resistance.