Corporate Social Responsibility


SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY


Corporate social responsibility has always been part of Café Britt’s culture. From the start, we’ve looked for ways to reduce our environmental impact and increase benefits for our employees and their families.

Our business model emphasizes the efficient use of natural resources, as well as sustainable growing and harvesting practices that honor the planet and protect workers. We’re also committed to building up the communities where we operate by promoting educational and cultural programs and enforcing a strict fair pay policy. Additionally, we promote green living through education, recycling initiatives, and company-wide best practices among our partners.

By setting up metrics, we are constantly measuring our success in achieving our CSR and environmental goals. Read on to learn about some of our current and past projects.

SUSTAINABLE AND FAIR TRADE PRACTICES

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We work with coffee producers committed to sustainable practices, and we contribute to their continuous improvement through technical assistance programs.

SUSTAINABLE AND FAIR TRADE PRACTICES

WATER AND ENERGY CONSERVATION

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Café Britt’s production methods promote a rational use of water and energy, and we look for ways to reduce our environmental impact.

WATER AND ENERGY CONSERVATION

PARTNERSHIPS AND ALLIANCES WITH NGOS

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We have partnered with NGOs that support education, culture, and small business initiatives.

SUSTAINABLE AND FAIR TRADE PRACTICES

CORPORATE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

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Through our corporate volunteer program, more than 80% of our employees contribute to social and environmental programs.

WATER AND ENERGY CONSERVATION

RECYCLING PROGRAM

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Café Britt currently recycles about 60% of the total waste we generate, and we continually strive to improve our waste management program.

SUSTAINABLE AND FAIR TRADE PRACTICES

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

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We work to improve the lives of those in vulnerable communities, through a partnership that promotes the sale of products handmade by local women.

WATER AND ENERGY CONSERVATION

CARBON NEUTRALITY

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Café Britt has been certified carbon neutral since 2013, and we continue to work to reduce our emissions.

SUSTAINABLE AND FAIR TRADE PRACTICES

HÁBITAT LINE

With Hábitat, Café Britt works with non-profit organizations to research, protect, and rehabilitate Costa Rican wildilfe. Each coffee supports a different native animal.

WATER AND ENERGY CONSERVATION