30 Oct '13, 5pm

Update on JM Smuckers coffee sustainability: JM Smucker's 2013 Corporate Sustainability Repo... (Top Coffee News)

Two new items are largely symbolic, in my opinion. First is their $50,000 a year membership in The Sustainability Consortium , originally established with funds from WalMart. Many very large corporations are now touting their association with TSC, who states that their mission is “to design and implement credible, transparent and scalable science-based measurement and reporting systems accessible for all producers, retailers, and users of consumer products.” Indeed, transparency is mentioned a lot on their website. For instance, they state that consumers desire “…product transparency” and are confused about “…what constitutes a sustainable product” — and that these were major motivations behind the formation of the organization. Alas, when I try to access the Key Performance Indicators and Category Sustainability Profile for coffee, I find it requires member login. I confi...

Full article: http://www.coffeehabitat.com/2013/10/update-smuckers-sust...

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