Following the devastation of the California wildfires this year, Starbucks partners (employees), customers and The Starbucks Foundation joined relief efforts to support Starbucks partners and strengthen communities that were directly impacted by the disaster.
The following letter was sent to Todd Paglia, Executive Director of Stand.earth on Nov. 28, 2017.
From our beginnings, Starbucks has always, and remains committed to, using our scale to positively impact the communities we serve around the world.
For more than 30 years, Starbucks has been working to reduce the environmental impact of its paper cups.With more than 80 percent of cups leaving the stores with customers, the company is more committed than ever to make its cup recyclable.
Starbucks shares the concern with NGO’s and activists that because tropical forests are being cleared for oil palm cultivation, destroying habitat and biodiversity and impacting communities, more must be done.
Read the letter from Howard Schultz, Starbucks chairman, president and ceo, to America's business leaders about putting citizenship above partisanship
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