THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON COFFEE
Global warming and unpredictable weather can affect coffee quality and yields, putting the futures of coffee and coffee farmers at risk. The area suitable for coffee production could be cut in half by 2050.
Source: Fairtrade Report
LET'S KEEP PROTECTING THE COFFEE WE LOVE
Putting care at the heart of what we do is why we created the Sustainability Quality Program™ AAA almost 20 years ago, together with the Rainforest Alliance. But we need to do more, faster.
EMBRACING THE POWER OF NATURE
Nespresso is now transitioning towards regenerative agriculture on a global scale. A way of growing and cultivating coffee that uses nature's ability for self-healing and regeneration.
Protecting and restoring wildlife habitats.
Lowering coffee production GHG emissions.
Improving farmer livelihoods​.
Restoring soil health.
Protecting and conserving water.
OUR REGENERATIVE JOURNEY
The Nespresso regenerative farming transition is anchored in four key principles.
Supporting an agriculture that is mindful of the ecosystems, protecting wildlife habitats and conserving water.
Planting native trees in and around coffee farms that enable carbon sequestration as well as income diversification for farming communities.
HEALTHY COFFEE TREES
Replacing ageing coffee trees with more resilient varieties better adapted to prevailing​ weather conditions.
COMMITTED TO NET ZERO BY 2050 AT THE LATEST
Achieving carbon neutral certification for every cup of coffee in 2022 has enabled us to understand the scale of the challenge. Reaching net zero, even as our business grows, demands bold action. By 2030, we plan to reduce our GHG emissions by 50%*. Making collective efforts to transition AAA farmers to regenerative agricultural practices is a critical priority.
* against the 2018 baseline, through reduction and insetting actions even as our company grows.
TEAMING UP WITH GLOBAL COFFEE EXPERTS AND THE RAINFOREST ALLIANCE
Co-developed with a community of global partners and coffee experts, The Rainforest Alliance Regenerative Coffee Scorecard measures the adoption rates of regenerative practices by coffee farmers and their impact on five key areas.