Starbucks and Earthwatch: sustainable coffee

This video introduces a unique field-research programme created by Starbucks and Earthwatch.

Since 2007, Starbucks and Earthwatch have partnered to research sustainable coffee growing practices in Costa Rica. Involving the farmers, employees from Starbucks, scientists from Earthwatch and consumers, the collaboration aims to improve the coffee, community and the environment through sustainable farming.


Partnership types

Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: Costa Rica

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Environment and climate change

Business sectors

Retail trade