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Lindt & Sprüngli

Lindt & Sprüngli 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
#112 /380
Total score
20.6 /100
Industry Rank
Agricultural products and commodities #37
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #73
Food and agriculture #102
Measurement area Score Rank (0-380)

Governance and strategy

#1 18.8 /100 #219

Ecosystems and biodiversity

#1 13.1 /100 #149

Social inclusion and community impact

#1 33.0 /100 #59
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Kilchberg, Switzerland
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 5,231,789,474
Ownership structure
Publicly listed

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2000 most influential companies

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