Tagged: Grounds for Empowerment

Don Miguel’s farm with benign volcanic activity in the distance.

More Than Just a Commodity

Eike Hoffmann 24MBA spent spring break of his first year in the MBA program touring small-scale coffee farms in Guatemala with Professor Peter Roberts and five other coffee-enthusiastic students. The trip explored the complex intersection between business, climate, and socioeconomic issues that affect the industry.

Guatemala/El Salvador SE@G trip part 2: Encounters with the ‘first 10 feet’ of a coffee bean

Like most working professionals, I start pretty much every day with a warm cup of coffee. When I reach for a K-cup in the office break room or purchase beans or order a brewed cup of coffee, I’m usually focused on my forthcoming coffee-drinking experience.

グアテマラ・エルサルバドルSE@Gの旅 Part2:コーヒー豆の「最初の10フィート」との出合い

グアテマラ・エルサルバドルSE@Gの旅 Part2:コーヒー豆の「最初の10フィート」との出合い

多くの社会人がそうであるように、私も毎日、温かいコーヒーで一日をスタートさせています。 会社の休憩室でKカップに手を伸ばすとき、豆を買うとき、淹れたコーヒーを注文するとき、私はたいていこれからコーヒーを飲むことに集中しています。