Farmer Brothers Director of Sustainability Joins International Society of Sustainability Professionals Board

“Farmer Brothers is continually working towards making an impact on the health of our communities and our planet, so that we can continue to enjoy outstanding coffee for generations to come,” said Beaubien. “The ISSP is yet another great resource that will help our Farmer Brothers team make these advances and reach our goals in the years to come.”

During Beaubien’s tenure as Director of Sustainability, Farmer Brothers has made significant progress on a number of key sustainability initiatives, such as generating zero landfill-bound waste by 2015 and expanding its involvement in numerous community and environmental initiatives around the globe, including World Coffee Research and the Coffeelands Food Security Coalition. In 2014, Farmer Brothers was recognized as one of McDonald’s “2014 Best of Sustainable Supply” winners for suppliers who have achieved significant sustainability results by identifying opportunities and applying sustainable solutions in diverse places across the world, and the company also received membership into the Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Leadership Club for the second year in a row.

Since 1912, Farmer Brothers has consistently demonstrated strong leadership, expertise and innovation in the industry, and company executives hold key positions in such industry organizations as World Coffee Research, Pacific Coast Coffee Association, Coffee Quality Institute, Alliance for Coffee Excellence, the Roasters Guild and International Women’s Coffee Alliance, as well as the presidency of the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA).

SOURCE Farmer Bros. Co.