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Tim Faveri of Tim Hortons will be at TSSS on May 17,  2012 (live and via webcast) click here for more details

Tim Hortons understands Corporate Social Responsibility.  They are proud of their Making a True DifferenceTM initiatives including Tim Horton Children’s Foundation, local programs such as Earn-a-Bike and Timbits Minor Sports, sponsorships of national sports leagues and local community programs, environmental events and their Coffee Partnership.  They issue an annual Sustainability and Responsibility Report.  Clearly, Tim Hortons knows how to talk the talk.  But are they walking the walk of corporate social responsibility?

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Tim Hortons: A Quiet Leader in Sustainability

Tim Faveri

Tim Faveri, Director, Sustainability and Responsibility at Tim Hortons

DATE: Thursday May 17, 2012,
TIME: 4:30-7:30 EST (snacks and networking from 6:45-7:30)
Bennett Jones, 1st Canadian Place, 100 King St. W. (King & Bay), 34th Floor, Toronto
#tssschat from 5:00 – 6:30 EST

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If you haven’t heard the Tim Hortons sustainability story you’re not alone – this is an organization that does things quietly.  But don’t mistake quiet for ineffective; whether you’re talking about coffee, cups, community or culture – Tim Hortons is a true sustainability leader.  Join us on May 17th as Tim Faveri walks us through this Canadian success story.

Attendees of this event will learn more about the Tim Hortons Coffee Partnership and…

  • Why eco-labels (especially for coffee) often don’t tell the whole story
  • Tim Horton’s supplier codes for coffee – driven by ethics and transparency
  • How investing in the Tim Horton’s Coffee Partnership led to other business benefits
  • How sustainability reporting drove change at Tim Hortons
  • And engage in an open discussion about, “Whose responsibility are all those cups?”

Group BREAKOUT session – a debate.

Understanding that resources in any company are limited and that choices have to be made; where should Tim Hortons direct its energy? 

  • On the VISIBLE – CUPS – is there a brand benefit and how would you quantify it?
  • On the INVISIBLE – SUPPLY CHAIN – and the possible cost reductions behind closed doors.

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