Starbucks Coffee Presentation

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Slide 1: Economic Position Company history • Starbucks coffee was founded by three teachers at the University of San Francisco. These three teachers wanted to open a coffee shop in which sold high quality beans and equipment. • The name “Starbucks”, came from the name of the chief mate on the whaling ship from the book Moby Dick. The Company • Starbucks is a multination corporation, which first opened in 1971 in Seattle. It started off as a single store in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market. • Although Starbucks was not popular at the time, it offered some of the “world’s finest fresh-roasted whole bean coffees” • In the year of 1981, Howard Shultz (chairman, president and chief executive officer) first walked into the…show more content…
• Starbucks carbon footprint is expected to shrink over the next few years due to their use of recycling. • In the future Starbucks will be building what they call a “Green Store” which innovates the use of different reusable materials all over the store Water Use • Starbucks was accused of wasting way too much water • What nobody knew was that, since 2007 Starbucks had been working on a solution to save water that did not compromise health standards • Solution: (found and used in 2009) • Manually operated hand-meter faucets • Saves 150 gallons of water each day • Starbucks has a goal to reduce up to 25 percent of water use by 2015 Slide 3: Social Impacts Employees • Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard, to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, or expression, or any other basis protected by local state or federal law • Working conditions are great, but many workers have said that Starbucks does not pay well •
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