27 Feb '17, 10pm

Coop Coffees Creates Producer-Focused Fund for Climate Projects

“With this new initiative, we are not trying to become ‘carbon accountants.’ Nor are we trying to ‘buy off’ our collective, environmental debts,” said Coop Coffees, noting the many existing efforts of its roasting partners in reducing their own carbon footprints through the use of alternative energy sources, recycling programs, and emissions-reducing equipment selections, to name a few. “We want to acknowledge the environmental services that our organic farming partners already provide and encourage them to continue in their efforts. What we haven’t been able to reduce in CO2 emissions, we can now attempt to offset through community-based projects with our producer partners.”

Full article: http://dailycoffeenews.com/2017/02/27/coop-coffees-create...

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