Starbucks President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Johnson is pictured at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Seattle, Washington on March 20, 2019.
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Starbucks said at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday that it plans to make its green coffee carbon neutral by 2030.
The coffee giant is also aiming to halve water usage in green coffee processing by 2030. Green coffee refers to the first steps of the coffee supply chain, as beans are grown, harvested and transported to ports.
Last year, the company set a goal of becoming “resource positive” by storing more carbon than it emits, eliminating waste and providing more clean freshwater than it uses….