Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Grounds for Change, Inc.5 stars

Place, CountryPoulsbo, United States

Contactwww.groundsforchange.com, info@groundsforchange.com

Certified Productscoffee roastedfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values44
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy87
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions218164
4Respect of the Environment9354
5Local Development and Community Relations86
6Trading and Supply chain relations1510
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer3228
9Managing Certification and Performance1716
Total Score Performance Rating291
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsIn addition to roasting exclusively fair trade organic coffee, Grounds for Change makes annual contributions to the Café Femenino Foundation for funding community grants in Northern Peru. Grounds for Change also make contributions to Global Partnerships, a non-profit organization that specializes in micro-finance (small-scale lending) in coffee producing countries. B Lab, the certifying body for B Corporations, has placed Grounds for Change in the top 10 % of all B Corporations for the last four years, earning the designation “Best for the World” four years running. Local customer outreach consists of occasional events at the Grounds for Change roastery to promote local environmental or social justice initiatives and/or organizations.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage81 %

Date of Certification
Last Update26.01.2018

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