Green Mountain Coffee

U.S. Green Building Council Certifies 20,000th LEED Commercial Project

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Plant in Knoxville, Tenn., Secures Distinction
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Washington, D.C., Dec. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The movement for healthier, high-performing buildings has reached a new milestone, as the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) issued the 20,000th LEED certification for a commercial project.

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, USGBC’s Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) certified the offices and staff services space in the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) plant in Knoxville, Tenn., under LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED-CI).

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. and The Cafe Femenino Foundation Work Together to Improve Lives in Coffee-Producing Communities

Press Release

December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) has awarded the Café Femenino Foundation a $46,200 grant to support poverty reduction programs in Colombia and Peru in 2014. These funds will be directed toward coffee-producing communities in the Cauca Region of Colombia and throughout Northern Peru in communities located in Lambayeque, San Martin, Amazonas and Cajamarca.

Coffee in the Age of Exploration

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By Michael Sheridan

Ten years ago, almost no one in coffee was talking about hunger in the coffeelands.  Now it seems almost everyone is.  How did the issue of food security in coffee communities move from the margins to the mainstream of the industry’s sustainability agenda in just a few short years?

Read more: http://coffeelands.crs.org/2013/11/373-coffee-in-the-age-of-exploration/#more-5615

NativeEnergy Teams With Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. to Help Build Wind Turbine for Lake Region State College

1.6 MW turbine provides hands-on learning for college’s Wind Energy Technician program
Press Release

Burlington Vt., June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Today, representatives from NativeEnergy, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR), and Lake Region State College in North Dakota will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of a 1.6 MW wind turbine. Through the purchase of NativeEnergy’s Help Build™ offsets, GMCR provided critical upfront funding to enable the project to be developed. The turbine will provide LRSC with energy and a teaching tool for students.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Releases Fiscal 2012 Sustainability Report

Goals for Fiscal 2013 Include Increased Fair Trade Certified Coffee Sales and Improved Energy Efficiency
Press Release

WATERBURY, VT, March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, today released its eighth annual sustainability report, outlining the Company’s environmental and social performance for fiscal 2012.

CSR is Focus at Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s Convention; Green Mountain Coffee Joins industry Leaders to Support Farmers - CSR Minute for March 7, 2013

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The CSR Event Series at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's annual convention will bring together experts in mining and sustainable development to learn about and discuss CSR issues. Sessions will cover a range of issues related to sustainable development in the mineral exploration and mining industries.

Fair Trade Products Just a Click Away With New “Fair Trade Finder” Application

Fair Trade USA’s innovative application provides the first user-generated, national directory of Fair Trade Certified™ products and their purchase locations
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October is Fair Trade Month in the United States.  The month will be marked by education events, in-store sampling programs and online initiatives designed to increase awareness and sales of Fair Trade Certified products, ultimately leading to greater impact for farmers and workers in developing countries. The theme for the national awareness effort is Every Purchase Matters.

Just in time for Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA has launched the Fair Trade Finder application for Facebook, iPhone and Android.  The application helps consumers locate Fair Trade Certified products in nearby stores.

Press Release

October is Fair Trade Month in the United States.  The month will be marked by education events, in-store sampling programs and online initiatives designed to increase awareness and sales of Fair Trade Certified products, ultimately leading to greater impact for farmers and workers in developing countries. The theme for the national awareness effort is Every Purchase Matters.

Just in time for Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA has launched the Fair Trade Finder application for Facebook, iPhone and Android.  The application helps consumers locate Fair Trade Certified products in nearby stores.

Fair Trade USA Names Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. World’s Largest Purchaser of Fair Trade Certified Coffee

GMCR makes $300,000 grant to Fair Trade USA; Launches Green Mountain Coffee Campaign to Support Fair Trade Month
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Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States has named Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, the largest purchaser of Fair Trade Certified™ coffee in the world for 2010. In calendar year 2010, GMCR purchased over 26 million pounds of Fair Trade Certified™ coffee.

Press Release

Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States has named Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, the largest purchaser of Fair Trade Certified™ coffee in the world for 2010. In calendar year 2010, GMCR purchased over 26 million pounds of Fair Trade Certified™ coffee.

Want To Open a Nonprofit Store? 10 Guidelines You–and Nordstrom's–Should Follow - A blog by Olivia Khalili

Olivia Khalili created Cause Capitalism to show you how to grow your business by incorporating a social mission.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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