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It's the way we do business Contributing positively to our communities and environment is so important to Starbucks that it's a guiding principle of our mission statement. We jointly fulfill this commitment with partners (employees), at all levels of the company, by getting involved together to help build stronger communities and conserve natural resources.

    Starbucks and Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) Partner to Promote Ethiopia's Coffee and Benefit the Country's Coffee Farmers Image

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    06-20-07

    Starbucks and Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) Partner to Promote Ethiopia's Coffee and Benefit the Country's Coffee Farmers

    SEATTLE & ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 20,
    2007--Representatives of the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and senior leaders from Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) today announced that they have concluded an agreement re...

    Joint Statement from the Ethiopia Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) and Starbucks Coffee Company Regarding Agreement in Principle Image

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    05-03-07

    Joint Statement from the Ethiopia Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) and Starbucks Coffee Company Regarding Agreement in Principle

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2007--Representatives of the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and senior leaders from Starbucks Coffee Company today announced that they have completed two days of constructive discussions ...

    Starbucks Serves Up Success During 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Image

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    03-21-07

    Starbucks Serves Up Success During 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

    SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 21, 2007--Today, Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) welcomed more than 5,000 shareholders as well as special guest, His Excellency Paul Kagame, president of the Republic of Rwanda, to Seattle for its 2007 Annual Meeting. Thousands more par...

    Starbucks Foundation Awards US$2 Million to Help Bring Clean Water to Communities around the World Image

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    03-16-07

    Starbucks Foundation Awards US$2 Million to Help Bring Clean Water to Communities around the World

    SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 15, 2007--To commemorate World Water Day and raise awareness for the more than 1.1 billion people worldwide who lack access to clean drinking water, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) today announced two US$1 million grants that will each ...

    Starbucks Reinforces Commitment to do Business Responsibly with Fiscal 2006 Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Report Image

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    03-02-07

    Starbucks Reinforces Commitment to do Business Responsibly with Fiscal 2006 Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Report

    SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 1, 2007--Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) today announced the launch of its fiscal year 2006 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Annual Report. The report reinforces Starbucks commitment to operate responsibly and includes information ...

    Starbucks Funds New Community Development Image

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    02-08-07

    Starbucks Funds New Community Development

    ATLANTA and SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2007--CARE, the international humanitarian and development organization, announced today that it has received a commitment in excess of $500,000 from Starbucks (Nasdaq:SBUX) to help fund a three-year program that will improve eco...

    Starbucks Coffee Company donates $550,000 to King County’s White Center Heights Park Image

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    01-20-07

    Starbucks Coffee Company donates $550,000 to King County’s White Center Heights Park

    January 19, 2007 - Just like the reality TV shows featuring extreme home makeovers in only a few days, the White Center community is getting a new park, thanks to the generosity of the Starbucks Neighborhood Parks Program.

    A $550,000 gift from S...

    Starbucks Leads Global Coffee Industry in Paying Premium Prices for Sustainably-Sourced Coffee Image

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    01-18-07

    Starbucks Leads Global Coffee Industry in Paying Premium Prices for Sustainably-Sourced Coffee

    SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2007--Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) announced today that the average price per pound it paid for all its coffee increased from US$1.28 in fiscal year 2005 to US$1.42 ($3.12 per kilogram) in fiscal year 2006. During the same period ...

    Talks between Starbucks and the Ethiopian Government Positive and Ongoing Image

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    11-30-06

    Talks between Starbucks and the Ethiopian Government Positive and Ongoing

    SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2006--This week Starbucks ceo Jim Donald and his executive team had positive meetings with African coffee farmers, producers and government officials in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia. In particular during the meetings in Ethiopia, St...

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