As a leading international chocolate producer, Lindt & Sprüngli is committed to conducting its business in an ethical and socially responsible manner. Our policies and sustainability reports reflect our commitment and our progress.

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Sustainability Reports

We report on a yearly basis about the progress we are making with regards to corporate sustainability.

Sustainability Brochures

To inform our customers, we have developed sustainability brochures that inform interested parties in a short overview on our activities.

Sustainability Policies

The significance Lindt & Sprüngli attaches to responsible corporate behavior is reflected in different group policies, which define the way Lindt & Sprüngli is doing business.


Lindt & Sprüngli is committed to the core values anchored in the company’s Credo: quality, commitment and qualification, customer orientation, social responsibility and profitability. These principles are key drivers of success for Lindt & Sprüngli. All company policies reflect the content of the Credo.

Health & Safety Policy

Lindt & Sprüngli has established clear health and safety guidelines to ensure the wellbeing of the company’s employees worldwide.  

Business Code of Conduct

Lindt & Sprüngli has set out globally binding principles and guidelines that require all employees and managers to behave in an ethically, legally and socially responsible manner. These principles and guidelines govern internal cooperation as well as behavior towards customers and external business partners. 


Supplier Code of Conduct

Lindt & Sprüngli is committed to conducting its business in an ethical, law-abiding manner. Lindt & Sprüngli expects similar principled conduct of everyone with whom it has commercial dealings. Further Lindt & Sprüngli strives to continuously improve the sustainability of its operations and products and encourages its suppliers to participate by adopting sustainable practices in their operations. 

Environmental Policy

Environmental protection is a fundamental aspect of Lindt & Sprüngli’s business processes. Lindt & Sprüngli is committed to integrating environmental considerations into all its business activities. The Environmental Policy is an integral part of Lindt & Sprüngli’s commitment to sustainability. 

Further Documents

The verification guidance document sets the foundation for internal and external verification in Lindt & Sprüngli Farming Programs. It applies to all agricultural raw materials sourced in all countries where Lindt & Sprüngli has Farming Programs in place. The Internal Monitoring Minimum Requirements represent the minimum requirements that have to be met by farmers participating in our Program in Ghana. Adherence to those requirements is assessed on every farm on a yearly basis.