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Every cup of Nespresso coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Nespresso today commits that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than 10 years of work during which Nespresso has reduced its carbon emissions and compensated the remainder through agroforestry.  


Every cup of Nespresso coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022. (PRNewsfoto/Nespresso)

“Climate change is a reality and our future depends on going further and faster on our sustainability commitments. That is why we are accelerating our commitments to offer our consumers a way to drink a carbon neutral cup of coffee by 2022. A coffee, made from the finest and rarest beans, sustainably sourced. I truly believe that both our business and the coffee industry can be a force for good in the world by tackling this pressing issue,” said Guillaume Le Cunff, CEO of Nespresso.

Having already achieved carbon neutrality in its business operations (scopes 1 & 2) since 2017, the company’s new commitment will tackle emissions that occur in its supply chain and product life cycle (scope 3).

Nespresso will achieve carbon neutrality through the following initiatives: the reduction of carbon emission; the planting of trees in and around coffee farms where Nespresso sources its coffee  (insetting); and through support and investment in high quality offsetting projects.

1.  Carbon emission reduction: A crucial element of Nespresso‘s vision is to decarbonize its value chain. Immediate initiatives include:

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