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Drew Estate’s Take on Corporate Social Responsibility

When I was down in Nicaragua, I got the chance to talk to Jonathan Drew of Drew Estate about the cigar company’s corporate social responsibility measures.

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Is it green, organic or sustainable?

dsc04030Loch Leven’s larder bears the increasingly common challenge in the United Kingdom of managing against competing environmentally friendly forces. A produce farm that supplies potatoes, carrots and other vegetables both to small local customers and large retailers, the farm must balance the salient — and compelling — need for profit with perceived public pressure to keep pace with the prevailing flavor of social responsibility. Though daunting, it’s a task Rob Niven, owner of Loch Leven’s Larder, pursues zealously and with a smile.

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