Lindt & Sprungli Australia
Chocolate makers and coffee distributors
In Australia Lindt and Sprungli distribute the Melitta coffee range. In 2016 Lindt opened the doors to its first chocolate factory in Australia.
|Lindt & Sprungli (Australia) Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli AG
owns 100% of Lindt & Sprungli (Australia) Pty Ltd
|Lindt & Sprungli (Australia) Pty Ltd|
Brands owned by this company were rated 'green' in Greenpeace's 2011 Truefood Guide, signifying a clear policy on excluding GM-derived ingredients, including oils derived from GM crops, and animal products from animals fed on GM crops.
[Source 2011][More on Genetic Engineering]
None of Lindt's Australian products use ethical cocoa, though they have publicly released a timetable for sourcing ethical cocoa for all of their Australian products. Lindt acknowledge the use of child labour in the industry, plus they support and invest in local farmers and their communities. Follow link for further details.
[Source 2015][More on Human Rights ]
|Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli AG|
This company received a score of 9 out of a possible total of 9 in the WWF Palm Oil Buyers' Scorecard 2016, which rates companies on what they are - and aren't - doing to prevent the negative environmental and social impacts of palm oil production.
[Source 2016][More on Palm Oil]
Ethical Consumer has ranked companies' practices and policies in relation to their palm oil sourcing for the Rainforest Foundation/Ethical Consumer palm oil campaign. This company received a 'green' rating.
[Source 2016][More on Palm Oil]
This company has products rated GREEN in the Centre for Food Safety's True Food Shopper's Guide (USA). Companies on the GREEN list have made a concerted effort to avoid GE ingredients and have company policies asserting their position on avoiding GE foods.
[Source 2013][More on Genetic Engineering]
This website by German NGO Earth Link rates companies on their corporate policies against child labour, production monitoring and accusations of child labour. This company received at least one green mark, and no red marks, indicating good performance in one or more of these areas.
[Source 2013][More on Human Rights]
Rank a Brand searches the websites of brands for the answers to carefully targeted questions. From this they calculate sustainability scores based on the themes of environment, climate, labor issues, and transparency. Brands owned by this company received an 'E', the lowest possible score.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This 2014 report by Friends of the Earth documents a tenfold increase in unregulated, unlabeled "nanofood" products on the American market since 2008. The report named this company among those with products containing unlabeled nano-ingredients. These nanomaterials differ significantly from larger particles of the same chemical composition, and new studies are adding to a growing body of scientific evidence indicating they may be more toxic to humans and the environment.
[Source 2014][More on Product Safety]
This company is a member of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), an international membership organization representing more than 100 member companies across the cocoa value chain. WCF is committed to creating a sustainable cocoa economy through economic & social development and environmental stewardship in cocoa-growing communities.
[Source 2014][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 3/5.
[Source 2016][More on Forests]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|# Employees||260 in 2014 in Australia|
|Address||16 Hollinsworth Rd, Marsden Park, NSW, 2765, Australia|
|Phone||02 8268 0000|
|Fax||02 9283 7265|