OUR PATH TO SUSTAINABILITY


We have set five milestones and tangible goals in each of these areas that we aim to achieve on our path to creating a more sustainable business.

Man smiling and picking a fresh green coffee pod from a tree

Green Leaf icon for sourcing more sustainablySourcing More Sustainably

  • 100% of our coffee beans are purchased by certified sources for our ALTERRA® branded coffees
  • 100% of our black tea for THE BRIGHT TEA CO.® teas and cocoa for our DOVE®/GALAXY® hot chocolate are purchased from certified sources by 2015
  • We partner with well-loved brands to offer third-party certified products in our KLIX® machines

Green Industrial building icon for reducing operational impactsReducing Operational Impacts

  • 25% reduction in water, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from a 2007 baseline by 2015
  • Our West Chester, Pennsylvania and Basingstoke, England sites are zero waste to landfill production and are ISO 140001 certified

Green recyclable plastic cups icon for developing responsible productsDeveloping Responsible Products

  • 100% recyclable FLAVIA® Freshpacks by 2015
  • Maintain recyclable plastic KLIX® cups
  • 25% reduction in average machine-base energy use across FLAVIA and KLIX technologies in the next five years

Green handshake icons for supporting our customersSupporting Our Customers

  • Enable access to recycling infrastructure in all major markets; currently offer a “Recycle Your Freshpack” program to the U.S. and Canada
  • More than 50% increase in our recycling partner activity in the next five years

Green icon for engaging our associatesEngaging Our Associates

  • All associates are given the opportunity for paid time off to volunteer in their communities