Caravella Coffee meets the UN-recognized carbon neutral standards

Caravela Coffee 2019 Press Photo.

According to a UK-based nonprofit carbon company, Caravella Coffee has announced its carbon neutral status (silver status) for its international operations.

In doing so, the green coffee company has officially become a recognized partner of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Certified B Corporation Caravela is believed to be the first green coffee trading company in the world to meet carbon-neutral standards. A.D. In 2019, the UK-based brewery Matthew Algi became the first coffee roast company to meet the standard.

The One Carbon World Gift Program and Certification Program includes 50% cash support matches for carbon offsets following the carbon emissions verification process. The program seeks to reduce carbon emissions in organizational activities by supporting specific forest development and environmental projects.

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As companies officially meet the standards, they are now part of the United Nations Climate Change Initiative, which is working on the Paris Agreement on Carbon neutrality and climate change mitigation goals.

In a nutshell, Kara Vella says that over the past two years, green coffee has reduced energy consumption by 30%.

A Latin-based coffee plantation and trade company It began measuring its carbon footprint in 2017, and has since taken steps to reduce emissions in the supply chain.

“We are proud of our carbon neutrality in the world,” said Alejandro Cadena, CEO of Caravela. Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing coffee growers (and all) around the world. The effects of global warming can already be seen in coffee-growing regions: excessive rainfall or drought, high temperatures and changing seasons. We hope to do our part to alleviate the impact of our operations on coffee growers on the planet and around the world.

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