Starbucks

Starbucks

Starbucks

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Starbucks has become one of the top coffee companies since it began in 1971. It is the parent company of the following brands: Seattle's Best Coffee, Tazo, Ethos Water, and more.

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  • 1.00 Life
  • 5.00 Basic Freedoms
  • 1.00 2nd Amendment
  • 5.00 Civil-Safe Society
  • 1.00 Education
  • 1.00 Environment

Overall score: 1.73

  1. Life 1.00
  2. Basic Freedoms 5.00
  3. 2nd Amendment 1.00
  4. Civil-Safe Society 5.00
  5. Education 1.00
  6. Environment 1.00

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Life 1.00

1/30/20

Starbucks is listed as a company that matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 1/30/2020.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $5,000 to Child Advocates of San Bernardino Co., which is an organization that utilizes Court Appointed Child Advocate volunteers to support and mentor children in foster homes and foster care.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $25,000 to the United Way of the Bay Area, which is a chapter that supports Planned Parenthood.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $30,000 to the United Way of Greater Atlanta, which is a chapter that supports Planned Parenthood.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $10,000 to the United Way of King County, which is a chapter that supports Planned Parenthood.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $96,950 to the YWCA, which is a pro-abortion organization that supports Planned Parenthood.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $30,000 to Friends of Refugees, which is a Christian faith-based organization with a focus on aiding and stewarding refugees to become self-sufficient citizens in America by offering programs like English literacy, pregnancy and childbirth education/training, and employment resources.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated an unknown amount to Planned Parenthood of Columbia/Willamette.

Basic Freedoms 5.00

9/14/21

Starbucks Corporation is a member of the Business Coalition for the Equality Act, a piece of legislation containing provisions that infringe upon 1st Amendment religious liberty rights.

1/24/22

Starbucks Corporation implemented a covid policy that required workers to either get the vaccine or submit to weekly covid testing in order to keep their jobs. Though this policy was soon after reversed, many workers received the vaccine who may not have otherwise, in order to keep their job.

9/14/21

Starbucks Corporation earned a score of 100 on the HRC's Corporate Equality Index for 2021, the opponent of RFRA policies and 1st Amendment religious liberty protections.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $7,500 to CROS (Christians Reaching Out to Society, Inc.) Ministries, which is a faith-based organization with a focus on traditional charity like servicing food insecurities.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $5,000 to Faith Feeds of Kentucky, which is a faith-based organization with a focus on traditional charity like servicing food insecurities.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $104,318 to the Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service, which is a Christian faith-based organization with a focus on immigration and refugee services.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $10,000 to Lutheran World Relief, which is a Christian faith-based charity organization.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $5,000 to MUST Ministries, which is a Christian faith-based organization that works in traditional forms of charity.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $100,000 to various chapters of the Urban League, which opposes RFRA policies.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $30,000 to Friends of Refugees, which is a Christian faith-based organization with a focus on aiding and stewarding refugees to become self-sufficient citizens in America by offering programs like English literacy, pregnancy and childbirth education/training, and employment resources.

1/24/22

Starbucks Corporation reversed their mandatory vaccine mandate after the Supreme Court ruled against the Biden administration’s plan to require vaccines or regular COVID testing at large companies.

2nd Amendment 1.00

1/30/20

Starbucks prohibits law-abiding gun owners from carrying weapons into their stores, Accessed 1/30/2020.

9/14/21

Starbucks Corporation folded to a Moms Demand Action campaign to convince companies to ban the lawful carrying of firearms in their stores.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $100,000 to various chapters of the Urban League, which is a member of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) and supports the repeal of Stand Your Ground laws.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $96,950 to the YWCA, which is a member of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) and supports the repeal of Stand Your Ground laws. 

Civil-Safe Society 5.00

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $5,000 to the Armed Services YMCA of San Diego, which specifically supports the needs and challenges of active duty military personnel and their families.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $10,000 to Blue Star Families, Inc., which works to support military families and spouses by connecting them to their communities.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $10,000 to Hero Pups, an organization that supports veterans and first responders by providing service dogs to those in need.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $10,000 to the New York City Police Foundation, which supports law enforcement and first responders.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $10,000 to Operation Veterans’ Hope, which works to support homeless veterans in ending their homelessness.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $347,863 to The Mission Continues, which is a veteran-focused organization that supports veterans by engaging them in charitable work and volunteerism.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $15,000 to the Travis Manion Foundation, which works to support veterans and Gold Star families by engaging them in community service, volunteering, and mentorship programs.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $135,000 to Upwardly Global, which is an organization that works to create pathways to employment for immigrants and refugees that possess skilled-labor skills and post-secondary education that matches their level of skill or education.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $100,000 to various chapters of the Urban League, which is a member of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which supports sanctuary cities.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $56,770 to several chapters of the USO (United Services Organization), which offers programs to support active duty military servicemembers and their families.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $5,000 to Veterans Community Project, which works to build housing for homeless veterans.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $2,700 to Veterans on the Rise, Inc., which offers housing and stability programs for homeless veterans.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $2,845 to Words of Comfort, Hope & Promise, which is an organization that works to support active duty military personnel and their families during deployments and times of need and crisis. 

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $30,000 to the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans, which works to promote education for latino children in charter schools as well as guide immigrant adults to learn how to communicate in English and “gain the knowledge they need to become contributing United States citizens”.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $30,000 to Friends of Refugees, which is a Christian faith-based organization with a focus on aiding and stewarding refugees to become self-sufficient citizens in America by offering programs like English literacy, pregnancy and childbirth education/training, and employment resources.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $104,318 to the Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service, which is a Christian faith-based organization with a focus on immigration and refugee services that supports sanctuary cities.

9/14/21

Starbucks Corporation donated $250,000 to the Hispanic Federation, which supports sanctuary cities.

Education 1.00

9/14/21

Starbucks Corporation is a member of the Business Roundtable, which supports Common Core education standards.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $7,909 to various Boys & Girls Club chapters, which support Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $95,000 to assorted chapters of Junior Achievement, which supports Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $25,000 to the United Way of Bay Area, which supports Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $30,000 to the United Way of Greater Atlanta, which supports Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $30,000 to the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, which supports Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $30,000 to the United Way of Greater Philadelphia, which supports Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $2,500 to the United Way of Greenville County, which supports Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $10,000 to the United Way of King County, which supports Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $25,000 to the United Way of New York City, which supports Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $100,000 to various chapters of the Urban League, which supports Common Core education standards.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $50,000 to the YMCA, which supports Common Core education standards.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $30,000 to the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans, which works to promote education for latino children in charter schools as well as guide immigrant adults to learn how to communicate in English and “gain the knowledge they need to become contributing United States citizens”.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $7,500 to Flamboyan Foundation, which supports Common Core education standards.

Environment 1.00

1/30/20

Starbucks has pledged to continue to support the Paris agreement despite the U.S. withdrawal, Accessed 1/30/2020.

9/14/21

Starbucks Corporation is a signatory to the We’re Still In business coalition, which supports the Paris Climate Agreement.

9/14/21

Starbucks Corporation is a member of the Ceres Company Network, which supports alarmist environmental policies like Cap-and-Trade and Carbon Taxes.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbuck Corporation donated $103,190 to Conservation International, which ascribes to alarmist environmental rhetoric and supports the Paris Climate Agreement (2015).

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $100,000 to Global Citizen, which ascribes to and promotes alarmist environmental rhetoric regarding climate change.

(2018) Starbuck Corporation donated $10,000 to Loggerhead Marinelife Center, which works to promote conservation of ocean ecosystems with a special focus on sea turtles.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $4,997 to the New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance, which is a conservation-focused volunteer organization.

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $107,690 to the World Wildlife Fund, which promotes alarmist environmental rhetoric regarding climate change and supports the Paris Climate Agreement.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $75,000 to the Ocean Conservancy, which ascribes to and promotes alarmist environmental rhetoric regarding climate change.

9/14/21

(2018) Starbucks Corporation donated $10,000 to Lutheran World Relief, which is a Christian faith-based charity organization that also works to create environmentally sustainable systems in impoverished communities around the world, demonstrating environmental stewardship.

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