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Equator Has A New Look!

Posted on: 17-Jul-2012

Equator Coffees & Teas is excited to announce a refreshing new logo, stylish new packaging and updated website design. Along with these changes Equator is introducing a completely redesigned 12-oz bag for retail packaged coffee to help increased freshness, as well as a new 2-lb bag for those who want more of our exceptional coffee.
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Capitalism's Changing Face: Meet the New Green Business Leaders

Posted on: 20-Apr-2012

Leading independent news source, Alternet.org, reports on Equator Coffees: The Business of a Better World notes how Helen and Brooke’s green business leadership means an unshakable commitment to benefit all players at the Equator table, from coffee farmers through to warehouse employees. For BCorp Certification, every element matters: composting , the bag packaging, and the delivery vehicle all add up to a lighter impact on the earth; health insurance and profit sharing mean sincere respect for labor. Capitalism is changing, says Helen…
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Equator is Proud to Become a Certified B Corp

Posted on: 17-Feb-2012

Equator has joined a new and growing class of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Certified B Corporations must meet comprehensive and transparent performance standards that measure a company’s impact on its employees, suppliers, community, and the environment. We’ve always taken a holistic approach to our business by considering the impact of our decisions on all of our stakeholders. Read more about how B Corporation Certification formalizes our approach to business.
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San Rafael-Based Equator Coffees Wins Prestigious Good Food Award

Posted on: 13-Jan-2012

Equator Coffees and Teas, a women-owned, San Francisco Bay Area roaster of premium, single origin coffees announces that its Ethiopian FTO Watadera was chosen as the Northern California Good Food Award winner by a panel of 13 distinguished coffee experts.
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Helen Accepts ACG Annual Growth Award

Posted on: 28-Nov-2011

Equator receives the Annual Growth Award from the ACG in San Francisco. ACG honors organizations that have exhibited leadership, growth, strategy clarity and social responsibility. "I was thrilled to receive this award on behalf of our entire organization!" - Helen Russell
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Causecast: How Smart Relationships Make Great Coffee

Posted on: 28-Nov-2011

What’s the connection between mushrooms and specialty coffee? And why would a coffee roaster buy a farm? Here’s why: inspiration + collaboration = great coffee. For more than 16 years Equator Coffees & Teas has worked to develop direct relationships with farmers who already produce exceptional coffee.
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