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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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2nd Amendment
Starbucks folded to Moms Demand Action calling for the ban of permitted and lawfully owned weapons on their premises, Accessed 4/5/17.
Starbucks prohibits law-abiding gun owners from carrying weapons into their stores, Accessed 12/12/19.
Starbucks partners with the National Urban League, which supports a full repeal of “Stand Your Ground” laws, Accessed 12/12/19.

Environment
Starbucks supports the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 4/5/17.
Starbucks has pledged to continue to support the Paris agreement despite the U.S. withdrawal, Accessed 06/12/17.
Starbucks is a corporate partner of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), which supports cap-and-trade, Accessed 12/12/19.
Starbucks is a member of the Ceres BICEP Network, which is a business coalition that supports cap-and-trade; Starbucks is also a signer of the Ceres Climate Declaration, Accessed 12/12/19.

Marriage
Starbucks supported the Supreme Court ruling favoring same-sex marriage, Accessed 4/5/17.
Starbucks received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 12/12/19.
Starbucks partners with the National Urban League, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 12/12/19.
Starbucks supported same-sex marriage by signing an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn state marriage laws in Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), Accessed 12/12/19.

Life
Starbucks is listed as a company that matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 12/12/19.
Starbucks matches gifts to Susan G. Komen NYC and MN chapters, which fund Planned Parenthood, Accessed 12/12/19.
Starbucks contributes to United Way chapters that donate to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 12/12/19.
Starbucks partnered with Girls Inc., a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 12/12/19.

Education
Starbucks partners with the National Urban League, which supports Common Core, Accessed 12/12/19.

Immigration
Starbucks partners with the National Urban League, which is a member of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 12/12/19.
Starbucks is a top donor to the Association of the Advancement of Mexican Americans, which is an affiliate of La Raza that advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 12/12/19.

Religious Liberty
Starbucks is a corporate sponsor of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on Religious Liberty here, Accessed 5/1/19.

Starbucks Brands Include:
Teavana, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Tazo, Evolution Fresh, Hear Music, Ethos Water

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