Lindt gets heavy chocolate pressure from pro-sustainability groups


Berne Declaration group delivers giant chocolate bar to Ernst Tanner, CEO of Lindt & Sprungli ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – Switzerland’s staid business reputation gets a shock every now and again when an annual general meeting (AGM) is visited by protestors, such as orangatang-garbed ones who dropped in on Nestlé a couple years ago. 2013 will go […]

UK, Swiss, Swedish retailers killing fewer tropical trees

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Some of the largest retailers in Britain, Sweden and Switzerland are leading the pack when it comes to saving tropical forests by using sustainable palm oil, according to a new survey by Gland-based environmental organization the WWF. Migros and Coop in Switzerland scored 9, the highest possible number on the Roundtable on […]