Looking at the role of corporations in society, we have entered a new era. The model previously taken for granted, one guided by a philosophy of passive shareholder value creation, has increasingly been called into question. It has been replaced by more activist models of corporate citizenship, such as corporate social responsibility (CSR) and triple-bottom-line […]
Coffee farmers in Colombia faced challenges maintaining their crops during the country’s 50-year civil war. An alliance between Starbucks and the U.S. Embassy, through its Agency for International Development (USAID) is now helping farmers refocus on their crops with an emphasis on coffee quality. “At times, coffee farmers were unable to travel in certain areas […]
Ever wondered where your cup of coffee came from or what it really cost? Take a look at this infographic for some food for thought.