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Lindt & Sprüngli

Lindt & Sprüngl is a traditional Swiss company with its roots in Zurich and is one of the largest cocoa and confectionary manufacturers in the premium chocolate sector. Today, Lindt & Sprüngli produces chocolates at its 12 factories in Europe and the USA. Its products are sold by 32 subsidiaries and regional offices, in around 500 of its own shops as well as via a network of more than 100 independent distributors around the world. The Lindt&Sprüngli Group owns the brands Lindt, Ghirardelli, Russell Stover, Whitman’s, Pangburn’s, Caffarel, Hofbauer and Küfferle. With a workforce exceeding 15,200 employees, the Lindt & Sprüngli Group reported sales of CHF 4.97 billion in 2022.

Ranking position
#75 /350
Total score
26.8 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 18.8 /100 #180


#1 19.5 /100 #150


#1 19.5 /100 #85

Social inclusion

#1 44.2 /100 #36
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  1. 2021

More about the company

Kilchberg, Switzerland
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Ownership structure
Publicly listed
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