4.2
Scientific Rating

Eight O'clock Whole Bean Decaffeinated Coffee

Rank: 2,684 out of 4,124 Whole/Ground Bean Coffees · Company: The Eight O'Clock Coffee Company
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Health

4.8

Environment

This company's environmental policies, practices and performance place it among the worst 50% of companies rated by GoodGuide.
  • 7.2

    Core Company Environmental Performance

    Summary evaluation of a company's overall environmental performance, considering its management policies and practices; resource use; environmental impacts; and degree of environmental transparency.

    Rating: 7.2 out of 10

    • 8.3

      Environmental Management

      Evaluation of a company's environmental management, considering how it is governed and whether it exhibits any leading edge practices or is involved in any controversies or compliance issues.

      Rating: 8.3 out of 10

      • 8.3

        Governance

        Summary evaluation of a company's governance capabilities, considering its policies and practices, environmental reporting activities, and management of its supply chain.

        Rating: 8.3 out of 10

        • 9.0

          Reporting

          Indicates the strength of a company's policies and practices relating to environmental reporting.

          Rating: 9.0 out of 10

          • 9.0

            Policies and Practices

            • 9.0

              Reporting Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass environmental reporting.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 9.0 out of 10

            • 7.0

              Reporting Policy

              Indicates whether a company reports on environmental initiatives using accepted global standards

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Supply Chain

          Indicates the strength of a company's policies and practices relating to the environmental impacts of its supply chain.

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 8.0

            Policies and Practices

            • 8.0

              Supply Chain Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass their environmental supply chain.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 8.0 out of 10

            • 4.0

              Supply Chain Policy

              This indicates how a company incorporates environmental considerations and policy into its supply chain

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's environmental policies.

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 8.0

            Environmental Policies

            • 8.0

              Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass environmental policy.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 8.0 out of 10

            • 4.0

              Policies

              Indicates the strength of a company's environmental management policies.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 4.0 out of 10

    • 8.2

      Transparency

      Summary evaluation of the amount of data a company makes public for assessing its environmental practices and performance.

      GoodGuide, Transparency

      Rating: 8.2 out of 10

    • 7.0

      Resource Use

      Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to resouce use, considering energy, water and materials.

      Rating: 7.0 out of 10

      • 7.0

        Materials

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to materials use.

        Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 7.0

          Policies and Practices, Materials Policy

          Indicates whether a company has a comprehensive policy relating to materials management and reduction

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 7.0 out of 10

      • 7.0

        Energy

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to energy use.

        Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 7.0

          Policies and Practices, Energy Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's energy policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 7.0 out of 10

      • 7.0

        Water

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to water use.

        Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 7.0

          Policies and Practices, Water Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's water policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 7.0 out of 10

    • 5.6

      Environmental Impacts

      Summary evaluation of a company's environmental impacts, considering its policies and practices relating to air and water emissions, waste management and biodiversity.

      Rating: 5.6 out of 10

      • 6.0

        Biodiversity

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices relating to biodiversity and ecosystem impacts.

        Rating: 6.0 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Biodiversity Policy

          Indicates the strength of a company's biodiversity policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

      • 5.5

        Emissions

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices relating to air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and waste management.

        Rating: 5.5 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Greenhouse Gases, Greenhouse Gas Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's greenhouse gas policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Criteria and Hazardous Air Pollutants, Air Pollution Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's toxic air pollutant (e.g. NOx, SOx, PM) policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

        • 5.0

          Waste, Waste Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's solid waste policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 5.0 out of 10

        • 5.0

          Water Pollution, Water Pollution Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's wastewater policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 5.0 out of 10

  • 4.0

    Product

    • 9.0

      Coffee Packaging

      Goodguide Coffee Attributes, Coffee Packaging

      Rating: 9.0 out of 10

    • 4.0

      Coffee Category

      Goodguide Coffee Attributes, Coffee Type

      Rating: 4.0 out of 10

    • 3.0

      Certifications, No Certifications

      Indicates that a coffee product does not possess any environmental certifications.

      Goodguide Coffee Attributes, Coffee Certifications - no certs

      Rating: 3.0 out of 10

3.5

Society

This company's social policies, practices and performance place it among the worst 50% of companies rated by GoodGuide.
  • 4.1

    Core Company Social Performance

    Summary evaluation of a company's overall social performance, considering its management policies and practices; impacts on workers, consumers and communities; and degree of social transparency.

    Rating: 4.1 out of 10

    • 6.0

      Community

      Summary evaluation of a company's performance relating to communities, considering its management policies and practices; community relationships; stakeholder engagement activities; and public policy positions.

      Rating: 6.0 out of 10

      • 6.0

        Stakeholder Engagement, Stakeholder Engagement Policy

        Indicates the strength of a company's stakeholder engagement policies

        GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

        Rating: 6.0 out of 10

      • 6.0

        Community Relationships, Community Relations Policy

        Indicates the strength of the company's community relations policies

        GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

        Rating: 6.0 out of 10

    • 4.0

      Transparency

      Summary evaluation of the amount of data a company makes public for assessing its social practices and performance.

      GoodGuide, Transparency

      Rating: 4.0 out of 10

    • 3.8

      Consumers

      Summary evaluation of a company's performance relating to consumers, considering its management policies and practices; health & safety record; and product marketing and labeling practices.

      Rating: 3.8 out of 10

      • 4.0

        Marketing Communications, Marketing Policy

        Indicates the strength of a company's marketing policy

        GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

        Rating: 4.0 out of 10

      • 3.5

        Customer Health and Safety

        • 4.0

          Policies and Practices, Customer Health & Safety Policy

          Indicates the strength of a company's customer health and safety policy

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 3.0

          Customer Health & Safety Controversies

          Indicates whether a company has any controversies relating to customer health and safety

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 3.0 out of 10

    • 3.4

      Workers

      Summary evaluation of a company's performance relating to workers, considering its management policies and practices; diversity & equal opportunity record; and human rights issues.

      Rating: 3.4 out of 10

      • 3.7

        Human Rights

        • 4.0

          Indigenous Rights, Indigenous Rights Policy

          Indicates the strength of a company's indigenous rights policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 4.0

          Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining, Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's freedom of association and collective bargaining policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 4.0

          Forced and Compulsory Labor, Forced and Compulsory Labor Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's forced and compulsory labor policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 4.0

          Child Labor, Child Labor Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's child labor policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 2.5

          Human Rights

          • 4.0

            Policies and Practices, Human Rights Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's human rights policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 4.0 out of 10

          • 1.0

            Human Rights Controversies

            Indicates if a company has any controversies related to human rights

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 1.0 out of 10

      • 3.5

        Occupational Health and Safety

        • 5.0

          Policies and Practices, Occupational Health & Safety Policy

          Indicates the strength of a company's occupational health and safety policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 5.0 out of 10

        • 2.0

          Occupational Health & Safety Controversies

          Indicates if a company has any controversies related to occupational health and safety

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 2.0 out of 10

      • 3.5

        Diversity

        • 5.0

          Policies and Practices, Diversity and Equal Opportunity Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's policy on diversity, equal opportunity and non-discrimination

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 5.0 out of 10

        • 2.0

          Diversity Controversies

          Indicates if a company has any controversies related to diversity, equal opportunity or non-discrimination

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 2.0 out of 10

      • 3.0

        General

        • 4.0

          Policies and Practices, Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's general worker policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 2.0

          Worker Controversies

          Indicates whether the company has any controversies that relate to its policies for general workers

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 2.0 out of 10

    • 3.1

      Management

      Evaluation of a company's social management, considering how it is governed and whether it exhibits any leading edge practices or is involved in any controversies or compliance issues.

      Rating: 3.1 out of 10

      • 5.9

        Governance

        • 9.0

          Reporting, Policies and Practices

          • 9.0

            Reporting Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass social reporting.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 9.0 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Social Issue Reporting Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's social reporting policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 5.0

          Supply Chain

          • 6.0

            Policies and Practices, Supply Chain Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's social supply chain policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 4.0

            Supply Chain Controversies

            Indicates whether a company has any controversies that relate to its social supply chain

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 4.0

          Policies, Social Governance Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's social governance policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

      • 1.0

        Social Controversies

        • 4.0

          Supply Chain Controversies

          Indicates whether a company has any controversies that relate to its social supply chain

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 3.0

          Customer Health & Safety Controversies

          Indicates whether a company has any controversies relating to customer health and safety

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 3.0 out of 10

        • 2.0

          Occupational Health & Safety Controversies

          Indicates if a company has any controversies related to occupational health and safety

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 2.0 out of 10

        • 2.0

          Worker Controversies

          Indicates whether the company has any controversies that relate to its policies for general workers

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 2.0 out of 10

        • 2.0

          Diversity and Equal Opportunity Controversies

          Indicates if a company has any controversies related to diversity, equal opportunity or non-discrimination

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 2.0 out of 10

        • 1.0

          Human Rights Controversies

          Indicates if a company has any controversies related to human rights

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 1.0 out of 10

  • 3.0

    Product, No Certifications

    Indicates that a coffee product does not possess any certifications that address social concerns.

    Goodguide Coffee Attributes, Coffee Certification - No Social Certs

    Rating: 3.0 out of 10

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About the Brand

Parent Company:

The Eight O'Clock Coffee Company

Parent Company:

Tata Global Beverages

Parent Company:

Tata Sons Ltd

Other Products made include:

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