Panel Discussion: „Change Fashion – Change Politics“13.04.2022
Axel Schröder (Team Human Rights) will discuss the conditions of a fair textile industry on April 21 at 4 p.m. during the Fashion Revolution Week. Join the panel discussion to learn how far the due diligence of companies already extends today and where the legislator has to make improvements.read more
Podcast: It’s all about (organic) cotton, baby.07.04.2022
In this podcast episode, everything revolves around organic cotton. We talk to Sustainability Manager Dr. Katharina Heye and Rapha Breyer from Fairtrade about beetle removal by hand and the Chetna joint project, which helps farmers transition from conventional to organic cotton (in German).read more
WE programme in the UN Global Compact's Business & Human Rights Navigator30.03.2022
Our WE human rights program now serves as an example of good practice in the area of freedom of association for the Business & Human Rights Navigator. The new online portal provides information on the implementation of due diligence in supply chains and thus also the Supply Chain Act.read more
Podcast: How does fashion finally become fair and environmentally friendly?10.03.2022
Fashion is supposed to make us happy. But the reality along the supply chain looks different. It reveals destruction, poisoning and human suffering. In the Planetary Business Podcast, Nanda Bergstein, Director of Corporate Responsibility, explains how we can reinvent the system (in German).read more
ILO Convention 190 to end violence & harassment in the workplace08.03.2022
Around 500 million working-age women live in countries without legal protection against violence and harassment in the workplace. Today, on International Women's Day, we call on the German government, together with 31 other members of the Textile Alliance, to ratify ILO Convention 190.read more
Recycled cotton - opportunities and challenges10.02.2022
Recycled cotton saves resources and protects the environment compared to virgin fiber. As we launch our first collection with several recycled cotton products, fiber expert Cristina Graack explains how the recycling process works, where the limits are and what we still want to achieve (in German).read more
How does fair trade succeed?04.02.2022
Nanda Bergstein, Director of Corporate Responsibility, was a guest in the interview series "Sarah will's wissen - Fairness im Unternehmen auf der Spur". Read more about what has happened in our commitment to fair trade since 2005 and why companies need new business models (in German).read more
Listen to the panel discussion on the Green Button31.01.2022
Axel Schröder (Team Human Rights) spoke at Neonyt in Frankfurt as part of a panel discussion about the government seal Green Button, corporate due diligence and supply chains of the future. Check out the recording (in Geman)!
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Watch now: Panel on sustainable clothing (in German)27.01.2022
How are socio-ecological criteria as required by the new Supply Chain Act implemented in the production of clothing? This was one of the questions discussed by Axel Schröder (Team Human Rights) at the panel on sustainable clothing at the Fair Fashion Week.
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Behind the scenes: Our organic cotton project in India24.01.2022
In a pilot project, we support farmers in India with sustainable cotton cultivation. But how does the shift to organic cotton work? Find out about the preparation of organic fertilizer and the sowing of Fairtrade organic cotton (in German).
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Green Button - preliminary conclusion and outlook18.01.2022
On January 19, Axel Schröder (Team Human Rights) will discuss corporate due diligence and supply chains of the future within a panel discussion at Neonyt in Frankfurt starting at 12 pm. Join the livestream (registration required)!read more
1st place: We are delighted to receive the F.A.Z. "Excellent Sustainability 2021" award01.12.2021
The F.A.Z. study "Excellent Sustainability 2021" evaluated more than 21,000 companies in terms of their sustainability reputation. The companies are analyzed comprehensively in the areas of ecological, social and economic sustainability. We are among the award winners!read more
Green electricity from people for people29.10.2021
A climate-positive life and "electricity with a face"? We want to support that! Therefore, together with our partner enyway, we offer our customers the possibility to purchase green electricity directly from private electricity producers, if they wish even from their region.read more
Switching to zero-emission cargo ships by 204021.10.2021
By joining the Cargo Owners for Zero Emission Vessels (coZEV) platform, our products will become a little more sustainable. Thereby, we pledged to use only zero-emission ships to transport our products by 2040.
Neuer Premiumkaffee aus Kenia11.10.2021
With Rarity No.5, we travel to Kenya, to Kirinyaga County to be precise. The coffee for our limited edition is certified sustainably grown and comes exclusively from farms that bear the Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal.
Human rights - a global issue01.10.2021
A good start for a more respectful interaction with each other! That's how the Green Actors Lounge can be summed up, where the film industry, activists and representatives of Tchibo discussed discrimination, globalization and sustainability last week.read more
Tchibo X Green Actors Lounge23.09.2021
We're bringing sustainability and the acting industry together! Join us live on Instagram on September 22, as we discuss sustainable lifestyle, green film production as well as fair coexistence with many green celebrities like Andrea Gerhard, Barbara Meier and Iris Berben.read more
The supply chain law in practice23.09.2021
How can the Supply Chain Act be implemented with real impact for people and the environment? For many companies, this is an as-yet unsolved challenge. At the SAP Executive Procurement Roundtable, Nanda Bergstein, Director of Corporate Responsibility, talks about possible solutions.
Sustainable business - how does it work?22.09.2021
Following the success of previous years, the PLAN W Congress is starting its third round: We are delighted that Nanda Bergstein, our Director of Corporate Responsibility, will be discussing with inspiring panel guests to talk about reconciling growth and sustainability and many other topics.
Podcast: In conversation with Revolverheld singer Johannes Strate22.09.2021
In the new podcast episode we talk to Revolverheld singer Johannes Strate about growing up in an ecologically minded household in Bremen and his fight as a WWF ambassador against the plastic flood.read more
Webinar Sustainability, Regulatory and Reality22.09.2021
Nanda Bergstein, Tchibo's Director of Corporate Responsibility talked about sustainability in the supply chain and RMA Risk Management & Rating Association in this webinar. The topic will be legal requirements and voluntarily implemented sustainability in the supply chain.
Tchibo signs Accord20.09.2021
Good news! Negotiations between trade unions and international fashion companies have led – just in time – to a new and more comprehensive agreement to secure the protection of workers in textile factories. This is a major success for us as an industry.read more
Is Sustainable Consumption possible?09.09.2021
Are global consumption and sustainable development compatible? In "Zeitfragen des Jahrhunderts," Nanda Bergstein, Director of Corporate Responsibility discusses with Development Minister Müller and Lisi Maier of the German Council for Sustainable Development.
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Diversity Days: Tchibo goes colorful17.08.2021
More than 7,000 people work at Tchibo and their diversity enriches us as a company. Simultaneously, we are at the beginning of a journey in which we are continuously reflecting on ourselves. That's why Tchibo organized the "Diversity Days," during which we took a self-critical look at the topic.read more
Personal insights into our WE programme03.08.2021
With the WE programme, we have been working to improve working conditions in our supply chains for over 10 years. In this brochure, participants share their experiences, successes and challenges with this inclusive approach.read more
Qbo - colombian fair trade coffee22.07.2021
The new harvest for our Qbo coffee is here. We are proud of our close relationship with the Fabicoop cooperative, which grows the coffee in the Andes. The young cooperative is not only Fairtrade certified, it uses traditional knowledge and adds modern, environmentally friendly methods to it.read more
Myanmar - our responsibility for textile producers16.07.2021
Since the military coup in Myanmar on February 1, 2021, widespread protests and clashes have moved the country. We are challenged to be particularly considerate with our responsibility and to ensure physical and financial security for the workers of the manufacturers.read more
Our expectations for COP2615.07.2021
Nanda Bergstein talks about her expectations for the COP26: Protecting the climate will determine the survival of future generations on earth. We must therefore make fundamental decisions today at the global level that will preserve a world worth living in for future generations.read more
Reduce, reuse, recycle06.07.2021
Since April 2020, we have largely eliminated plastic in our packaging. However, true to the motto reduce, reuse, recycle, our packaging developers have come up with a second use. For example, this is how the excavator packaging becomes a house after it has been unpacked.read more
Pilot project for organic cotton from India29.06.2021
To support and promote the cultivation of organic cotton, Tchibo, together with Dibella, Fairtrade Germany and the German Society for International Cooperation, is launching a pilot project in India with over 500 cotton producers.read more
International pioneer in sustainability?!29.06.2021
The annual comparative study by Textile Exchange Corporate Fiber and Materials Benchmark Program once again rated Tchibo as above average in all materials (except leather) and classified us as a company that is pioneering the transformation of the textile industry.read more
Do higher coffee prices improve the living conditions of farmers?21.06.2021
An interview with Andreas Christmann, Director Sourcing and Nanda Bergstein, Tchibo Director Corporate Responsibility, about improving the living and working conditions of coffee farmers and the influence of coffee prices.read more
Tchibo supports legally binding agreement10.06.2021
The Accord is coming to an end, but for us it is clear that the work will continue. We want to build on the existing partnerships, because they have made the Accord successful. We also support a legally binding agreement. More about our position here.read more
Creating sustainable supply chains10.06.2021
Julia Thimm, Head of Human Rights at Tchibo, is a guest on the podcast MASTERS OF CHANGE. A conversation about sustainable supply chains and dialogue as a way to uncover and address social grievances inequalities.read more
„Hamburg rockt’s zusammen“ on the 17th of June!10.06.2021
"Hamburg packt's zusammen!" started one year ago. Since then, 42,000 bags with material donations have been distributed to those affected by the Corona Pandemic. Now the network is organizing a charity concert themed "Hamburg rocks it together". Click here to watch the recording!read more
Happy Birthday, International Coffee Partners!09.06.2021
International Coffee Partners celebrates its 20 years anniversary. Their vision to improve the livelihoods of coffee farming families has become more relevant than ever. For their digital celebration, they host a panel discussion on Tuesday, June 15th at 10 am.read more
Recycling, Upcycling & Plantbased Colours09.06.2021
Tchibo trend expert Philine Staemmler and sustainability manager Cristina Graack talk about lace lingerie with recycled material, shirts made from compostable cotton waste yarn, plantbased colouring and many other topics related to sustainability and innovation.read more
Tchibo Human Rights Report 2020 (Non Food)19.05.2021
We stand up for Human Rights. They are non-negotiable and must always be respected. In our Human Rights Report 2020 (Non Food), we provide information about our goals, activities and challenges. The report will be available in English by the end of June.read more
Tchibo Sustainability Report 2020 is online!18.05.2021
In line with the GRI standards, we report on current goals, activities and cooperations, reflect on our achievements and highlight the challenges we face in the area of sustainability. The report will be available in English by the end of June.read more
Ranga & Nanda talking about monsoon coffee and global fairness18.05.2021
Nanda Bergstein - Director of Corporate Responsibility at Tchibo - and the well-known science journalist - Ranga Yogeshwar - talk about the meaning of business, cultural transformation processes and the need for global fairness.read more
Making a difference with water stewardship17.05.2021
Water pollution, water shortage and flooding are existing challenges at our manufactories. As a partner of WWF's Water Stewardship program, we take responsibility for decreasing these risks.
For more diversity in the fashion industry!06.05.2021
To achieve this, Fashion Changers has published a free e-book on diversity in fashion and media companies. The book provides recommendations for action and most importantly: it gathers important voices from the fashion industry on the representation of gender, body and BIPoC.read more
Webinar: Audits, Trainings and Code of Conduct03.05.2021
In a webinar hosted by WeShyft on May 05, at 12:30 p.m., Julia Thimm, Head of Human Rights at Tchibo, will talk about key measures for a sustainable supply chain.read more
Enjoy the new Tchibo teas!03.05.2021
Experience TEA by Tchibo with its colourful designs and special taste. In addition to the well-known quality of Tchibo, the tea bags are packaged as sustainable as possible and 4 of 5 varieties are certified organic.read more
Online Discussion: Coffee and sustainability20.04.2021
On April 21 at 7:30 p.m., Nanda Bergstein, Tchibo’s director of Corporate Responsibility, will talk about sustainability in the coffee business. The online discussion is hosted by GRÜNE Hamburg-Nord.read more
Online Discussion: 8 years of Rana Plaza - has anything really changed?20.04.2021
On April 23, at 11 a.m., Julia Thimm, Tchibo's Head of Human Rights, joins other companies to talk about what has been achieved and what is still needed for safe factories for garment workers. The discussion will take place live on Facebook and is hosted by IndustriALL. #GarmentWorkersNeedUnions #IMadeYourClothes #RPNeverAgainread more
Ensuring human rights in supply chains, is that possible?20.04.2021
On April 20, at 10 a.m., Julia Thimm, Tchibo's Head of Human Rights, will speak about our human rights program. The talk will take place as part of an event organized by the Austrian National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines.read more
Tchibo Podcast: Tesla vs. Swapfiets – everything about the new electric-vehicle-bike-subscription mobility07.04.2021
Andre Illmer, Swapfiets Germany CEO, Alexander Kaiser, co-CEO of "Like to drive" - and the man at Tchibo who always sets up the sustainable collaborations: Rob Pauly, talk about sustainable mobility.read more
Tchibo Podcast: Greenstyle – the revolution of fashion is now!16.03.2021
E-Commerce is booming. Online Shopping versus lockdown frustration. Can this be sustainable? We talk to Mirjam Smend - blogger, speaker and founder of the Greenstyle fair fashion fair in Munich, and to Tchibo sustainability manager and fashion expert Sabrina Müller.read more
Coffee packaging - can it be a little more sustainable?15.03.2021
How can coffee packaging be more sustainable? And still maintain the protective functions? Insights into the Tchibo sustainability lab and a conversation about opportunities and current obstacles.read more
2x fair & 2x delicious08.03.2021
From March 8 and as long as the stock lasts, you'll get a free Ritter Sport cocoa class bar with your Tchibo BARISTA.read more
Tchibo Position on the Military Coup in Myanmar02.03.2021
Responsible business requires an environment where human rights are respected. Therefore, we urge the full and immediate restoration of democratic rights and institutions in Myanmar.read more
Tchibo Podcast: Truemorrow - An initiative for more transparency in the coffee sector24.02.2021
How environmentally friendly and socially responsible is coffee cultivation on coffee farms? Tchibo sustainability manager Tianne Groeneveld and Mike Spandern of Rainforest Alliance talk about the new initiative - Truemorrow. And coffee sommelier Benjamin takes us on the journey of coffee from its origins to the port of Hamburg.read more
Event recommendation for Feb. 25!22.02.2021
A digital event on the struggle for Labor and Human Rights in Global Value Chains, organized by Friedrich Ebert Foundation. On Feb. 25, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., previous measures, the status quo and future strategies will be discussed - Julia Thimm, Tchibo's Head of Human Rights, will be part of the interesting event.read more
From a snowsuit to a gym bag - turn old into new!17.02.2021
Another great project with our cooperation partner Bridge & Tunnel. Lovely gym bags were sewn from Tchibo Share remnants and production waste and handed over to the Tafel Wilhelmsburg. As soon as schools open again, a third class in Georgswerder will be equipped with them.read more
TchiboCard Community Festival!13.02.2021
The first Tchibo Digital Festival starts on February 15. Tchibo employees will provide tips and tricks about coffee, DIY and sustainability. You have the opportunity to ask questions and exchange your ideas with others. Feel free to join!read more
Agreement on Supply Chain Law12.02.2021
We are pleased that the months of working for a Supply Chain Law have finally led to a positive outcome. The Supply Chain Law is an important first step toward greater obligingness along the entire supply chain.read more
Support for the people of Honduras11.02.2021
At the end of 2020, hurricanes Eta and Iota caused terrible damage in Honduras, an important coffee farming country. Tchibo contacted the local coffee farmers and coffee partners and helped immediately: employees donated to the German Red Cross (DRK) and Tchibo doubled the amount. Additional financial support from Tchibo to the coffee farming region not only alleviates the worst circumstances, but also reestablishes the conditions for coffee cultivation.
Guatemala: Selling bracelets as a chance for a new life04.02.2021
In 2020, we designed and sold our own bracelet collection in collaboration with the women from our #WECARE program. The additional income helped the women to develop their own business idea. For example, Juliana opened a grocery store and Vidalia invested in a sewing machine with the aim of selling clothes she sewed herself.read more
Tchibo Podcast: Sustainable cleaning and sports during lockdown01.02.2021
Listen to an interesting talk between Tchibo product manager, Martin Habenicht, Everdrop founder, David Löwe, and fitness expert, Prof. Dr. Ingo Froböse, about the topics of sustainable cleaning and sports during lockdown.
Note: The podcast is in German
Tchibo at „Europe 2021“ on the 4th of Feb.31.01.2021
The “Tagesspiegel”, “DIE ZEIT”, the „Handelsblatt“ and the „WirtschaftsWoche“ host the event called „Europe 2021“. Personalities from politics, business and science will discuss Europe's challenges and goals in 2021, including Nanda Bergstein, Tchibo's Director of Corporate Responsibility, who will take part in the discussion on "Sustainable Supply Chain Management" on the 4th of February at 2 pm.
Register and listen for free!
Tchibo Live on the 27th of Jan. – Insights about Tchibo coffee beans25.01.2021
Learn more about your daily cup of coffee. At Tchibo Live coffee experts discuss insights about our coffee beans. How sustainable is the production of coffee? And what is the current situation regarding farmers' wages?
The second round of Tchibo Live starts on Wednesday the 27th of January at 7pm.
Be part of the discussion and ask your questions in the chat.
100% Rainforest-Alliance-certified: The first rarity of the year "Ipanema Arara"24.01.2021
The Rarity No.1 takes us to the farm Ipanema Coffee in Brazil. At this beautiful place, the new variant "Arara" has been harvested for the first time.
Best of all: The coffee is 100% Rainforest-Alliance-certified.
A Platform for more exchange and cooperation in the coffee sector19.01.2021
In order to advance sustainability in the coffee sector, cooperation and dialogue are essential. A new platform of the European Coffee Federation (ECF) aims to promote collaboration by making the different stakeholders' positions and roles in sustainability transparent. Tchibo was part of the working group that launched the new platform.read more