Many coffee suppliers give back a very small proportion of money to farmers to appear more ethical and sustainable. This is a greenwashing tactic employed by many large coffee corporations.
NOT 1 BEAN are fighting for a fairer coffee industry by supporting the coffee farming community. They're a social enterprise who provide specialty coffee grown & roasted by the coffee farmers themselves. Their supply chain model ensure that coffee farmers receive a fairer proportion of profits. 🤝☕
NOT 1 BEAN are also member of the SLAVE-FREE ALLIANCE, who're working towards a slave free supply chain.
A snapshot of NOT 1 BEAN's sustainability journey so far.
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Support social enterprises from home
Social enterprises are businesses that use profit earned to help tackle social problems, improve communities, provide people access to employment and training, or help the environment. When you buy from a social enterprise you can be sure that your money is going towards a positive social or environmental cause. 💵💚
How to build a sustainable morning routine
Few of us can truthfully say we love getting out of bed in the morning (but if you do, please tell us your secret), and so the seemingly herculean effort of getting ready for the day is enough to contend with without the added worry of what your routine might be doing to the planet.
But don’t you worry your sleepy head – we’ve rounded up the simplest and most effective swaps and hacks that will ensure your morning routine is as sustainable as possible. In fact, the biggest impact you’ll make will be lumbering down the stairs to the kettle.
Six things you didn’t know about Fairtrade
Since the late 1980s, Fairtrade has been working to ensure a fair deal for farmers and workers around the world. Under the system, producers of everything from coffee and flowers to makeup and clothing are guaranteed workers’ rights, safer working conditions and fairer pay. This in turn leads to wider positive change, such as developing women in leadership and investing in climate-friendly farming techniques.