21 Mar '12, 6pm

Starbucks' Green Scorecard: A few full cups, a couple half empty: Starbucks’ latest self-assessment of the impac...

Starbucks' Green Scorecard: A few full cups, a couple half empty: Starbucks’ latest self-assessment of the impac...

[Editor's note: Also read about the lessons learned in Starbucks' supply-chain program from its partner, Conservation International .] Starbucks’ latest self-assessment of the impact of its operations on the globe -- measured in terms of energy, the environment, communities and agriculture -- reflects healthy progress, moderated by a dash of frustration on some challenging fronts. Call it: A few full cups and a couple half empty. The good news is big gains on renewables, energy efficiency and cup recycling. Water consumption rose, however, and use of reusable cups has barely budged. At its annual shareholders meeting today, Starbucks released its 11th annual Global Responsibility Report, detailing the coffee giant’s performance in 2011. Check out the report at www.starbucks.com/GRreport . I got an advance look at the report, along with the opportunity to speak with Ben Pac...

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