We have set five milestones and tangible goals in each of these areas that we aim to achieve on our path to creating a more sustainable business.

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Green Leaf icon for sourcing more sustainablySourcing More Sustainably

  • 100% of the beans for our ALTERRA® coffees are purchased from independently certified sources
  • 100% of our black tea for THE BRIGHT TEA CO.® teas and cocoa for our GALAXY® hot chocolate will be purchased from independently certified sources by 2015
  • We partner with well-loved brands to offer third-party certified products in our KLIX® machines

Green Industrial building icon for reducing operational impactsReducing Operational Impacts

  • 25% reduction in water, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from a 2007 baseline by 2015
  • Our West Chester, Pennsylvania and Basingstoke, England sites are zero waste to landfill production and are ISO 140001 certified

Green recyclable plastic cups icon for developing responsible productsDeveloping Responsible Products

  • 100% recyclable FLAVIA® Freshpacks by 2015
  • Maintain recyclable plastic KLIX® cups
  • 25% reduction in average machine-base energy use across FLAVIA® and KLIX® technologies in the next five years

Green handshake icons for supporting our customersSupporting Our Customers

  • Enable access to recycling infrastructure in all major markets; We will soon be launching a recycling scheme for KLIX cups, FLAVIA Freshpacks and ancillary packaging items.”
  • More than 50% increase in our recycling partner activity in the next five years

Green icon for engaging our associatesEngaging Our Associates

  • All associates are given the opportunity for paid time off to volunteer in their communities