The Brewpoint Triple Bottom Line
1. Create a social impact by providing coffee farmers $1/pound or more above Fair Trade standards.
2. Create an environmental impact by making at least one environmentally- conscious change within our business every quarter.
3. Create an economic impact by building a transparent business that creates a fair system to not only shareholders, but to the employees, community, and to our farmers and vendors.
The Brewpoint Eco-System
We aim to be a company that has 75% social minorities employed (including gender, race, economic status, age, etc.)
Our Environmental Goals
As a company, we are committed to owning our role as responsible stewards of this environment. To hold ourselves accountable to this commitment, we will implement one change every quarter to our products, supplies, or systems that are environmentally sustainable.
Here are some examples of some changes we’ve implemented in 2019
- Switched from straw lids to straw-less sip lids
- Switched to distributing sticker stoppers versus plastic stirrers/stoppers
- Using Bio-tre packaging for all our coffee products
Here are some things we’re excited to implement in 2020
- Brewpoint Tumbler Program
- Switching to double walled insulated cups instead of using sleeves
- Using reusable containers for retail coffee
Our Partnerships/ Suppliers
The specialty coffee industry in is peril if we don’t invest in long term sustainability.
Our Coffee Impact
WCR is the only organization in the world applying advanced agricultural science for coffee on a world-wide, collaborative basis. WCR is developing the next generation of high yielding, climate resilient coffee varieties, while increasing quality in the cup. In addition, WCR is conducting the first global research to drive best agricultural practices, minimize inputs and environmental impacts, and maximize farmer incomes.
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2) Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA)
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