Nespresso, the pioneer and reference-point of high-quality portioned coffee, has today announced its global certification as a B Corp. The Swiss-based brand joins an international movement of 4,500 purpose-led businesses that meet B Corp's high standards of social and environmental responsibility and transparency.
The announcement is a marker for the positive impact Nespresso has made in the coffee industry and beyond since the brand was founded in 1986. Key contributing elements include its unique approach to coffee sourcing – through the Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality Program, designed in partnership with the Rainforest Alliance – its strategic alliance with Fairtrade, and the brand's global recycling scheme for its aluminium capsules.
Guillaume Le Cunff, Nespresso CEO, said: "B Corp certification reflects a 30-year Nespresso commitment to sustainability, transparency and responsible business. We are immensely proud to be joining a community of like minds who share our belief that profit and purpose go hand-in-hand. This certification brings added value for our customers and affirms to Nespresso fans that their favorite coffee brand is doing business the right way."
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