Coffee

Break

Episode 1: Sustainability

The Video

Overview

Lenita Ingelin, Managing Director of the Paulig Coffee Division, kicks off our new series titled “Coffee Break.” With this series, we will have meaningful conversations with ICP shareholders, partners, and farmers. In episode 1 we focus on sustainability and what that means to not only Paulig, one of our founding shareholders but also what it means for ICP. Lenita also discusses the vital work ICP has been doing over the years to promote sustainable livelihoods and how that relates to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Take a look at our first episode and stay tuned for further installments of the Coffee Break series.

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Coffee Break Ep. 4 – Youth

We invite you to take a Coffee Break with us to better understand the motivations and aims behind each ICP shareholder, other partners, and of course, farmers. So join us, pull up a seat, grab a cup of your favorite coffee, and enjoy this important Coffee Break! Today we join Chairperson of International Coffee Partners (ICP) and Chair of Löfbergs of Sweden, Kathrine Löfberg who has devoted her career to working with youth.