Sustainability approach

Lindt & Sprüngli is committed managing the impact of sustainability of its operations along the value chain.

We adopt an approach of continuous progress, based on improving our performance step by step. With this in mind, we are always striving to advance our contribution to a sustainable future, with a focus on the material issues along the value chain. We monitor progress constantly with a series of key performance indicators. Based on the materiality test 28 issues of particular relevance were identified along the Lindt & Sprüngli value chain within the areas of sourcing, production, and consumption. The material issues provide a priority for Lindt & Sprüngli's efforts and activities.

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Lindt & Sprüngli material sustainability issues along the value chain

The significance Lindt & Sprüngli attaches to responsible behavior is reflected in various policies and our sustainability strategy, which defines the way Lindt & Sprüngli goes about its business. 

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All company policies are guided by the principles anchored in the Credo of the Group. These policies cover our commitment in the areas of workplace (Health & Safety Policy), ethical business conduct (Business Code of Conduct and Supplier Conduct of Conduct) as well as environmental (Environmental Policy).

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We report on a yearly basis (period from January 1, to December 31) about the progress made with regard to corporate sustainability: The annually published Sustainability Report provides the various stakeholders with information about the goals Lindt & Sprüngli has set itself, any measures introduced and progress achieved. The stakeholders shall have full confidence that their interests are considered. Unless otherwise stated, all facts and figures cover the Lindt & Sprüngli Group. They also related to all production, distribution, and marketing sites as well as regional Lindt & Sprüngli offices.

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