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Visit for the latest sustainability and CSR headlines. The Staples Foundation has awarded $2.5 million dollars in grants to 112 nonprofit organizations serving at-risk youth throughout the country. Organizations were selected for their commitment to providing youth with the skills and resources to become responsible citizens. 70 percent of the grant recipients will use the funds to address education and literacy; 20 percent will support mentoring and life skills initiatives; and 10 percent will support environmental programs and services for youth with disabilities. Caribou Coffee says it's the first major coffee retailer in the US to source all its coffee and espresso beans from farms certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Rainforest Alliance certification is managed by the Sustainable Agriculture Network, a team of nonprofit conservation groups. SAN sets standards to guide farms in sustainable agriculture practices, including natural resources conservation and reasonable working conditions. Caribou Coffee is among Minnesota's 60-largest public companies, based on revenue. For more information on these and other stories, go to The CSR Minute is produced for 3BL Media by Video4Good