Starbucks Business ethics

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Starbucks Corporation is an American global coffee company and Italian-styled coffeehouse chain, based in Seattle, Washington. It is the world’s largest coffeehouse chain, and is considered one of the world’s best-liked and best-known consumer brands- with 19,972 stores in 60 countries. Business analysts agree that Starbucks is a widely respected company because of its commitment to social responsibility. Starbucks has earned this reputation through its actions in all phases of its business and live out this commitment through both its mission statement and values. The Starbucks website states that, “Our mission: to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time”. Starbucks even has a…show more content…
Sure, it starts with the promise of a perfectly made beverage, but our work goes far beyond that. It’s really about human connection.”
Stores-
When our customers feel this sense of belonging, our stores become a haven, a break from the worries outside, a place where you can meet with friends. It’s about enjoyment at the speed of life – sometimes slow and savored, sometimes faster. Always full of humanity.”
Neighborhood-
“Every store is part of a community, and we take our responsibility to be good neighbors seriously. We want to be invited in wherever we do business. We can be a force for positive action – bringing together our partners, customers and the community to contribute every day. Now we see that our responsibility – and our potential for good – is even larger. The world is looking to Starbucks to set the new standard, yet again. We will lead.”
Shareholders-
“We know that as we deliver in each of these areas, we enjoy the kind of success that rewards our shareholders. We are fully accountable to get each of these elements right so that Starbucks – and everyone it touches – can endure and thrive.”
On its website, Starbucks professes to fulfill its environmental mission statement as well by understanding environmental issues and sharing information with its partners; developing innovative and flexible solutions to bring about change; striving to buy, sell and use environmentally friendly products; recognizing that financial responsibility is essential
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