B Impact Report

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Ethical Bean Coffee

Fairtrade Certified Organic Coffee Roaster
Certified Since: April, 2010
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sector: Manufacturing

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Ethical Bean Coffee is a leading Canadian roaster of 100% Fairtrade Certified, Organic coffee. Whether through programs that respect the earth and its farmers or by leaving a minimal environmental footprint, Ethical Bean is constantly seeking new ways to do the right thing. just. better. isn’t just a tagline. It’s the standard by which they live and breathe.

Ethical Bean’s commitment to fair and environmentally friendly production practices starts at the source. By using only 100% certified Fairtrade and organic coffee, the company is able to ensure that the producers they purchase from are safe from the volatilities of the coffee market, as well as harmful pesticides and other chemicals. Once the beans arrive in Vancouver they are cupped, tested and roasted in a 100% carbon neutral facility that has been designed to LEED Gold standards. Their 70 kilo Loring Peregrine Smart Air Roaster, powered with renewable natural gas from Bullfrog Power, allows them to increase their capacity and reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by 80%. Ethical Bean’s commitment to sound environmental practices extends to the smallest detail, right down to the compostable cups and cutlery used at their café, their 100% compostable single serve pods, and the bag-return recycling program.

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