Inclusion & Diversity

Since the beginning, Starbucks has been rooted in a mission to nurture the human spirit. We’re on a journey to create environments where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging.


Our partners (employees) are at the heart of everything we do. That’s why we’re taking bold actions to support their growth by setting ambitious goals, offering effective development tools, and holding ourselves accountable.

Developing a diverse and inclusive workforce

Setting and maintaining representation goals

Creating accountability at leadership levels


We believe we have a responsibility to help create opportunity, advance equity and encourage economic growth in every community we serve.

Investing in small business growth in BIPOC communities

The Starbucks Community Resilience Fund/$21M allocated in 2021, $100M invested by 2025

Increasing spend with diverse suppliers

$794M spent with diverse suppliers in FY21/Goal to spend $1.5 billion annually with diverse suppliers by 2030

Advancing equity in our communities

Bolstering inclusion in paid media

15% OF PAID MEDIA BUDGET Increased investment in diverse owned, created and targeted media groups

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