The strategic plan was part of its target to be carbon neutral by the end of 2022 going towards net zero, focusing on coffee as a force for good.
Nespresso’s three C’s, caring for circularity and recycling, communities and the climate, have been an integral part of the company’s sustainability journey for the past 30 years and are a major impetus behind its recent B Corp certification.
caring for circularity
Nespresso capsules are made with responsibly sourced, infinitely recyclable aluminum.
of Canadians had access to a recycling solution for their aluminum capsules.
All capsules from the Original line are made using
of the aluminum produced in the world is still in use.
Caring for communities
Nespresso works with over 120,000 farmers, 33 per cent of which are women, in 15 countries.
93 per cent of coffee is sourced through the Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality Program.
48 per cent is sourced from Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade Certified farms.
There are 415 agronomists who support farmers in applying innovative agricultural practices.
Caring for the climate
Nespresso’s production centres are powered by 100 percent certified renewable electricity.
5.2 million trees were planted globally between 2014 and 2020 to inset carbon emissions.
20,000 trees will be planted in Canada with the help of Tree Canada.