News Partner (Employee) Experience
A Starbucks store in London links the Deaf and hearing communities through a program that provides British Sign Language training.
Starbucks store manager Natalie Williams invites partners (employees) and customers to understand more about coffee through her hand-drawn illustrations.
Starbucks humanity shows up year-round, especially in the ways company shares success with its partners (employees) and how partners connect with the people and communities they serve.
Regulars at a Starbucks in Jackson, Michigan, show their appreciation to their baristas through a collective tip. This year, they gave $1900, along with a rousing version of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”
More than 200 partners received a degree from Arizona State University in its December 12 Commencement through the Starbucks College Achievement Plan. More than 6,500 partners are enrolled in ASU’s online degree program, with more than 400 graduates to date.
On World AIDS Day, December 1, Starbucks will donate 25 cents for every handcrafted holiday beverage purchased in participating stores in the U.S. and Canada to the Global Fund to help fight AIDS. In stores, baristas will be displaying the (Red) parenthesis on name tags and contributing to the cause in other ways.
Keith Cunningham and Becky Moore decided lifting weights would help them get healthy. They didn’t anticipate becoming world-class competitors.
As a member of the Starbucks veterans and military spouse community, Suzzanne Freeborn embodies mission-driven sensibility and work ethic of those connected to military service. She volunteers on behalf of neglected children.