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Unsustainable coffee? In the near future, it won’t be an option

By Bambi Semroc

September 28, 2017
How do you achieve 100 percent sustainable coffee? It starts with sourcing.
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Coffee’s bitter side: addressing labor conditions

By Sophie Bertazzo

September 21, 2017
The coffee sector has a labor problem — and the Sustainable Coffee Challenge is working to fix it.
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Starbucks makes special delivery to ensure the future of coffee

By Raina Lang

September 14, 2017
CI’s director of sustainable coffee markets visited Guatemala to see how coffee trees are grown and delivered to farmers as part of the Starbucks “One Tree for Every Bag” commitment.
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To weather a changing climate, coffee needs bees, trees: study

By Allie Goldstein

September 11, 2017
Climate change is threatening coffee supplies just as global demand for it is at an all-time high. New research highlights how bees and forests factor into the equation.
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Coalition maps the future of coffee in an uncharted climate

By Bambi Semroc

September 7, 2017
To make coffee the world’s first sustainable agricultural product, we must take several key steps, including monitoring production and mapping out how climate change is affecting growing areas.
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