Starbucks Ups the Ante on Corporate Philanthropy

The Nonprofit Quarterly reported this week on Starbucks’ annual CSR report. In 2010, Starbucks distributed a total of $22.4 million, including $17 million in corporate giving and $5.4 million in grants through the Starbucks Foundation.  Corporate philanthropy...

Starbucks Tackles Its “Greatest Opportunity”

According to its 2010 CSR report, Starbucks energy use accounts for 80 percent of the company’s overall carbon footprint. This makes energy use, according to the company, “our greatest opportunity for improvement.” These improvements include LED lighting initiatives,...