How did sustainability start for Tony’s? Our sustainability journey can be traced back to 2002, when we began sourcing Organic, Fair Trade, Shade Grown coffee. Since then, we moved to 100% green power, doubled our roasting efficiency, offset our roastery’s carbon footprint, and continue to support causes that we care about. Our commitment to sourcing…
In 2013 that Ridhima Pandey, one of India’s young environmental activists, saw the devastating effect of climate change in India in the form of the Kedarnath flood, the equivalent of a Himalayan tsunami. The event galvanized her resolve to do something.
Ridhima filed a petition in 2017 at India’s National Green Tribunal, which oversees environmental concerns, for not taking serious enough steps to combat climate change. It was dismissed, but she escalated it to the Indian Supreme Court. Ridhima has now started her own nonprofit group for climate advocacy. “I don’t want to suffer, because it’s our right to have cleaner water, to live in a healthy environment, to have cleaner air,” she said. “And they” – governments around the world – “are violating our rights.”
“…people often tell her she is too young to be an activist, but she doesn’t think she is wrong because other children from other countries are “asking for the same.”