Sustainability

Grand’Cru Coffee is committed to minimising the environmental impact of our operations wherever possible.

WE PARTNER WITH BEAN SUPPLIERS THAT ARE DEDICATED TO SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS. OUR COFFEE SUPPLY PARTNERS COMMIT TO ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES THAT INCLUDE:
  • Efficient use of natural resources as an important cornerstone of our environmental policy management
  • The responsible use of water and energy resources and maintenance of air quality
  • Proper recycling or disposal of waste
  • Promotion of the effective use of resources through ongoing monitoring and training
  • Supporting producers to manage their farms environmentally and productively
  • Working with producers to improve practices to limit problems related to pesticides and deforestation.
COMPLIANCE IS FOCUSED, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Resource Conservation
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Waste Management
  • Integrated Pest Management
IN ADDITION, OUR PARTNERS ARE COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF OUR FARMERS’ YIELDS, QUALITY OF PRODUCT AND, IN TURN, THEIR INCOME. WHERE POSSIBLE THIS WILL INCLUDE:
  • Engaging with farmers directly and through farmer organisations
  • Training to improve agricultural practices, resulting in better farm management, yields, and quality
  • Certification to enable trade in higher-value markets
  • Access to better inputs and credit
  • Access to better genetics and technologies