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Sustainability Scorecard
 
We are dedicated to real environmental, social, and fiscal sustainability. Doing so requires long-term dedication, constant innovation, and perseverance. Through our long-term relationships with coffee partners around the world – from growers and importers abroad to our wholesale customers and coffee lovers here at home – we aim to build a better coffee trade. Transparency is the foundation of real sustainability, and our Sustainability Scorecard helps us measure and communicate our progress.
 
Please download our most recent Sustainability Scorecard to find out how we're doing in our progress toward our sustainability goals.
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So far, we’ve focused on the sustainability impacts of growing, purchasing, and roasting coffee. This week I’d like to take a step back and talk about an issue that’s affecting the sustainability of the coffee industry as a whole: climate change. As Counter Culture works to measure and reduce our...
In this post, I'm going to shift away from talking about sustainability where we buy coffee and focus on our own operations as a roaster. A coffee grown sustainably shouldn't necessarily retain that "sustainable" designation if others involved further along the supply chain aren't also acting...
In this post, I'd like to dive in to what I mentioned in the first post as a good indicator of a coffee's sustainability: certifications. Wouldn't it be great if there were a certification and corresponding label that could simply tell us whether a coffee is sustainable or not? The good news is...
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Twin Trading is no stranger to the sustainability limelight. This year, they received the Specialty Coffee Association of America's 2014 Sustainability Award for their project "Congo Coffee Revival: Regenerating Communities by Linking Remote Farmers to Mainstream Markets." Twin Trading invests all...