The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has announced Caravela Coffee, Coffee Circle and David Browning as the winners of its 2022 Sustainability Awards.
In the Project, Business Model and Individual categories, respectively, winners will be recognized for their achievements at the Re:co Symposium, April 6-7 in Boston.
“As well as celebrating this year’s winners for the work they have done on behalf of the sustainability of the coffee industry, we also recognize the resilience of the business models and partnerships that underpin their work,” said said Kim Elena Lonescu, SCA’s sustainability and knowledge development manager. .
“Many sustainability commitments, both corporate and personal, have been challenged over the past two years, but these winners have found ways to adapt and stay true to what’s most important to them. them.”
Coffee Circle’s Jimma Agro-Biodiversity Project has worked closely with independent farmers and cooperatives in the Jimma area of western Ethiopia since 2010 to help conserve local agro-biodiversity and improve farming conditions. life, among other things by providing access to drinking water.
Caravela is a diversified company by nature. It is made up of individuals from 14 different nationalities who have different opinions that propel the company and the industry towards a more inclusive and sustainable future.
David Browning has worked for 19 years to support smallholder farmers and their families in developing countries. His efforts have helped more than a million people benefit from higher incomes, better education, better access to health care or cleaner water.
The Project and Business Model Awards recognize outstanding work in the area of sustainability in the coffee industry. The Individual Award recognizes the work an individual has done in pursuit of a sustainable specialty coffee sector throughout their career.
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