Being a Responsible Company

We’ve always believed that businesses can – and should – have a positive impact on the communities they serve.

Starbucks CEO Howard Shultz walks in field with crowds of people
So ever since we opened our first store in 1971, we’ve dedicated ourselves to earning the trust and respect of our customers, partners (employees) and neighbors. How? By being responsible and doing things that are good for the planet and each other.

As good neighbors, we get involved with local efforts to bring people together and create positive change whenever we can.

Community Service
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