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Sustainability at GloryBee

GloryBee Sustainability

Healthy Living for a Sustainable Future. Learn about our sustainability efforts.

GloryBee Sustainability

BEEing The Change

Sustainability is our way of creating the change we seek in the world, ensuring transparency in our supply chain and efficiency in our operations.

Our purpose for doing business is to impact the world with positive change. Our 2017 Sustainability Report is our way of sharing that purpose with you. By tracking key data, we’re able to evaluate our sustainable performances each year. The numbers aren’t always what we would like them to be, but they’re a roadmap to help us become the change we seek in the world.

Highlights from our 2017 Sustainability Report: People: Over half of employees at GloryBee receive professional development training. Planet: 459,378 lbs were delivered by bike in 2017. This is the equivalent of planting 226 trees in out downtown areas. Products: Thanks to our coffee blossom we were able to help 25 coffee farmers start beekeeping and honey production.Process: 45 innovative excellence ideas were implemented, saving time and effort for the company and rewarding the employees who submitted the ideas. Read our Sustainability Report

Sustainability By The Numbers

  • 50%

    50% of our food products are Organic — a 30% increase over 2015. Organic foods are free from pesticide and antibiotic residue.

  • -28%

    We've reduced water usage by 28% since 2013. Managers are notified if water bills are unusually high for the season, and they solicit help from their teams to help reduce usage.

  • 459,378 Lbs

    GloryBee transported 459,378 lbs of products via cargo bike in 2017. Transporting by cargo bike means less traffic and air pollution for our customers.

  • 428 Tons

    In 2017, 78% of waste was recycled at GloryBee. We diverted 428 tons of waste from landfills.

  • 10%

    We generated 10% of our energy via solar power.