Awards are given in three categories: business model, program and individual.
Guatemala-focused green coffee trading company Primavera Green Coffee is the recipient of this year’s award in the business model category. The RENACER Coffee Training School by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the winner in the program category.
Meanwhile, this year has two winners in the individual category following a score tie in the judging process: Sustainable Harvest Founder David Griswold; and Origin Coffee Lab (OCL) Founder and CEO José Rivera.
“The projects, business models and individuals receiving these awards are dedicated to rewiring mindsets and shaping behaviors to create a thriving coffee sector,” SCA Sustainability Director Andrés Montenegro said in an announcement from the group. “This year’s Sustainability Award winners remind us that the coffee sector’s sustainability journey is collaborative, and also that sustainability is not a goal, but a way of thinking and behaving for the common good, to make coffee better, for all.”
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