Corporate Responsibility
 
DAMRON believes in staff development and training for the future benefit of DAMRON. Types of training provided to our employees include Adobe Photoshop, FONA Flavor/Beverage Classes, ESL and CPR certification.  We offer tuition reimbursement for GED, degree, and graduate programs
Sustainability is a large part of how we do business. DAMRON has goals that will be achieve within the next 3.5 years which includes:
  • Measure and report our carbon footprint
  • Create an environmental management system
  • Reduce energy by 20%
  • Reduce water by 20%
Our Immediate goal is to source 30% of Rainforest Alliance Certified Tea (RAC) by March 2017, with 100% RAC by 2020.
Committed to Sustainability
Growing with our Employees
  • We Hire from within the community through such programs as Put Illinois to Work, North Lawndale Employment Network's U-Turn Express (Ex-Offender Programs).  
  • Ron Damper is also a founding member of ABLE (Alliance of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs, and a past Board of Director for the US Tea Association
Family and Community first
Our Pledge to the Environment
"Our Common Future," which is defined as "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."  In order to achieve maximum sustainability, This is our pledge to sustainability as defined by the World Commission on Environment and Development.