Our Partners

Each of us has a role to play in making coffee sustainable. We invite actors from across the sector to join us at the table.

"Costa Rica has for long been a pioneer in sustainability, and coffee production is no exception. The Costa Rica Coffee Institute (ICAFE), founded in 1933, not only regulates and encourages all the coffee activities, but is also a source of... More about Instituto del Cafe de Costa Rica (ICAFE)'s commitment >

Mercon Group was founded nearly 70 years ago and today is a leading vertically integrated coffee supplier providing services to more than 130 clients around the world. We have extensive experience in farming, production, trading, marketing, logistics and risk management... More about Mercon B.V.'s commitment >

“As a company that has been involved with a number of coffee industry initiatives over the years, we're very excited at the prospect of creating a common framework for defining and measuring sustainable coffee to help connect industry efforts. I... More about Counter Culture Coffee's commitment >

Founded in 1955 and currently the second-largest restaurant chain in the world, McDonald’s takes seriously its commitment to increase the sustainability of coffee sourcing. Since 2008 McDonald’s has been committed to practicing sustainable coffee farming and sourcing through the serving... More about McDonalds' commitment >

"Meeting the challenge to make coffee the world’s first sustainable agricultural product, requires solid implementation partners. Ecom can provide the means to accelerate and scale up viable and sustainable coffee production around the world." Sue Garnett, Director of Sustainability for... More about ECOM's commitment >

Nestlé Nespresso SA is the pioneer and reference for highest-quality portioned coffee, which has redefined and revolutionized the way millions of people enjoy their espresso coffee. The company works with more than 70,000 farmers in 12 countries through its AAA... More about Nespresso's commitment >

The National Agricultural Export Development Board(NAEB) is dedicated to improving the Rwanda economy through increased agricultural exports. NAEB supports the production of coffee in Rwanda by marketing and promoting the export of coffee, providing technical assistance and planting materials to... More about National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB)'s commitment >

“The Bank is constantly exploring innovative ways of partnering with key stakeholders focused on improving the living conditions and resilience of smallholders across Latin America and the Caribbean. Demand-driven efforts such as the Sustainable Coffee Challenge can certainly complement our... More about Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF)'s commitment >

Starbucks has a longstanding commitment to improving the sustainability and longevity of coffee production, specifically prioritizing making coffee the world’s first sustainable product. As a founding member of the Sustainable Coffee Challenge, Starbucks has been an industry leader in helping... More about Starbucks' commitment >

EFICO is a green coffee specialist with family values established in 1926. With headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium, and offices in Germany, Switzerland, Brazil, Ethiopia and Guatemala, EFICO facilitates the connection between coffee farmers and coffee roasters. EFICO differentiates itself by offering... More about EFICO's commitment >