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Moyee
First milestones, should be better Click here for score rapport: 4 out of 20

Sustainability summary

Moyee has achieved the D-label. Moyee has started to take sustainability into account. Still, a lot more can be done.

Brand owner: Moyee Coffee B.V.
Head office: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Sector: Coffee brands
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Free Tags: Moyee Coffee

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Moyee sustainability score report

Last edited: 16 September 2018 by Yingjie
Last reviewed: 16 September 2018 by Mario

Questions about Climate Change/ Carbon Emissions

2 out of 4
1. Does the brand (owner) have a policy to reduce climate emissions generated from its own operations as well as its product supply chain? Moyee implements several measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions of both its own operations and its supply chain, such as its work with Soil & More on carbon sequestration and sustainable agriculture. Source
2. Has the brand (owner) disclosed the annual absolute climate footprint of its 'own operations', and has it accomplished an overall absolute climate footprint reduction compared to the result of the previous reporting year? Moyee does not publish the climate footprint of its own operations in absolute terms, but reports the climate footprint per 1kg of packaged Moyee coffee for both 2016 and 2017 (see link, page 13). Source
3. Has the brand (owner) disclosed the annual absolute climate footprint of its supply chain that is 'beyond own operations', and has it accomplished an overall absolute climate footprint reduction compared to the result of the previous reporting year? Moyee publishes the climate footprint of its supply chain from 2016 to 2017 (see link, page 13), but only relative to packaged coffee per kg and not the absolute figures. Source
4. Has the brand (owner) set a target to make at least its own operations fully climate neutral by 2030, and is the brand on track to achieve this target? Moyee describes a goal of zero kilograms of CO2 equivalents (kg CO2 eq.) per 1kg of packaged Moyee coffee by 2020 (see link, page 13). Source

Questions about Environmental Policy

0 out of 8
1. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified coffee for at least 5% of its volume? Moyee does not communicate whether its coffee comes from an environmentally certified source on its website. However, Moyee does indicate that it has a vertically integrated supply chain and is focusing on other environmental efforts such as carbon sequestration, and hopes to be consistent with other well-known environmental certifications in the future. Source
2. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified coffee for at least 20% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
3. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified coffee for at least 40% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
4. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified coffee for at least 60% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
5. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified coffee for at least 80% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
6. Does the brand (owner) use environmentally certified coffee and/ or tea for at least 95% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
7. Does the brand (owner) report what percentage of its consumer packaging materials (which includes capsules and cups) are renewable or made from recycled materials, and does the brand implement best practices or concrete policies which have reduced the environmental impact of their packaging materials? Moyee does not report the percentage of recycled or renewable materials used for its consumer packaging, nor any annual reductions or best practices regarding its packaging materials. Source
8. Does the brand (owner) publish its absolute waste materials footprint and implement concrete policies to minimize waste, by reducing, re-using and recycling, thereby decreasing its waste footprint compared to the previous reporting year? Moyee does not communicate any information regarding its waste generation or waste reduction policies. Source

Questions about Labour Conditions/ Fair Trade

2 out of 8
1. Does the brand (company) have a clear and effective policy to improve the farmers income that goes beyond certification, and is the premium for smallholder farmers at least 10%, and are there similar provisions for plantation workers? Moyee implements policy measures to improve the farmers working and living conditions, namely paying a 20% premium on top of the market price living wage (see link, page 11) such that 100% of its roasting facility employees earn above-market salaries and farmers were paid 16.000 euro in 2017 in premiums. Source
2. Does the brand (company) purchase at least 5% coffee from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labor, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the coffee? Moyee does not communicate whether its coffee comes from an socially certified source on its website. However, Moyee does indicate that it has a vertically integrated supply chain and is focusing on other Fair Chain social efforts to be consistent with other well-known social certifications in the future. Source
3. Does the brand (company) purchase at least 20% coffee from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labor, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the coffee? See remark for labor conditions policy question 2. Source
4. Does the brand (company) purchase at least 40% coffee from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labor, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the coffee? See remark for labor conditions policy question 2. Source
5. Does the brand (company) purchase at least 60% coffee from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labor, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the coffee? See remark for labor conditions policy question 2. Source
6. Does the brand (company) purchase at least 80% coffee from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labor, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the coffee? See remark for labor conditions policy question 2. Source
7. Does the brand (owner) purchase at least 95% coffee and/or tea from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labor, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the coffee and/or tea? See remark for labor conditions policy question 2. Source
8. Does the brand (company) maintain a published list of coffee suppliers, that have collectively contributed to more than 90% of the purchase volume of coffee? Moyee publishes a list that is no more than 2 years old and is most likely to cover 90% or more of Moyee's total production. Source