The B.C. store was constructed by Vancouver-based Nexii in just six days with near-zero construction waste. Starbucks Canada today announced it will open a first-of-its-kind, sustainably constructed Starbucks drive-thru store in Canada, assembled in just six days, with near-zero construction waste and designed to reduce energy needs for heating and cooling compared to standard construction … Read more
Today in a public letter citing the company’s enduring mission to inspire and nurture the human spirit, Starbucks chief executive officer Kevin Johnson announced a multi-decade commitment to be a resource-positive company, aspiring to give more than it takes from the planet. The announcement included science-based preliminary targets for the reduction of carbon emissions, water use and waste by 2030, and outlined five strategies the company has identified to move toward them.