Starbucks Announces Its First Certified Greener Store in Indonesia

Scales Greener Store expansion across Asia Pacific towards a more sustainable future

  • With over 3,500 Greener Stores certified across 20 markets, Starbucks is on a path towards achieving its goal of 10,000 Greener Stores total by 2025.
  • Greener Stores set a new benchmark in environmentally responsible retail for design, construction, and operations, poised to support the company’s 2030 goals of reducing carbon, water, and waste footprints by 50%.

Starbucks announced its first certified Greener Stores in Indonesia at Starbucks Adhyaksa, as part of the company’s global expansion of its Greener Store Framework to over 3,500 stores in more than 20 markets. This latest round of certifications sets the company well on its way to achieving its goal of 10,000 Greener Stores globally by 2025. 

Greener Stores: paving the way towards a more sustainable future 

The new Greener Stores in the Asia Pacific region help reduce Starbucks environmental impact through performance-based standards that incorporate design and extend throughout the life of a store. Each Greener Store, including the one in Indonesia, has a unique combination of sustainable features that qualify for third-party verification on a quarterly basis. 

Starbucks Adhyaksa, the first Starbucks Greener Store in Indonesia.

“Starbucks has always been a different kind of company – one deep with purpose, where we work together to create a positive impact in the world,” said Anthony McEvoy, leader for PT Sari Coffee Indonesia, official licensee for Starbucks brand in Indonesia. 

“To certify this (Starbucks Adhyaksa) store in Indonesia, we achieve to meet the global standard on several aspects, including energy efficiency, sites and community, water stewardship, using responsible material, also considering the health and well-being aspects of all related party,” he added.

This store design also aspires to evoke the tranquillity of seascape with pastel gradations of teal colors and a striking green accent, creating a soothing yet joyful store environment for our customers.

Inside the first Starbucks Greener Store in Indonesia

In Indonesia, the store applied Greener Store Development Standards (GSDS) that invite customers to join Starbucks on its resource-positive journey: 

Bring Starbucks Experience to customers towards green action into everyday routines

  • By providing customers with a range of options suited to their preferences, from plant-based food to options of plant-based milk.
  • Aims to reduce single-use cup usage by 75% at the store by providing for-here cup only for dine-in customers and encourage customers to switch to reusables tumbler for to-go orders.
  • Customers can also bring their own cup or tumbler to enjoy a 50% discount for their favorite beverage with Starbucks Rewards every Thursday or 22nd, and IDR 5,000 discount on any other day.

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