Stefan Dierks (Melitta Group)

Sustainability as key topic for future coffee business: Perspective of Melitta

  • What is our perspective on current sustainability progress in the coffee sector?
  • What are our conclusions?
  • What does that mean for our current and future strategy?


CV Stefan Dierks:

Director Sustainability Strategy at Melitta Group Management GmbH & Co. KG

After his studies of Environmental Sciences at Leuphana University Luneburg, Stefan Dierks worked as a freelancing personal trainer. In 2002, he changed to the HR department of Tchibo GmbH, Hamburg. From 2006 to April 2019 Stefan Dierks engaged in different roles in the development and implementation of the Tchibo sustainability management system with the vision of a 100% sustainable business. Since May 2019, Stefan Dierks is Director Sustainability Strategies at Melitta Group Management.



Melitta Group Management GmbH & Co. KG:







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