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Corporate Sustainability

As a Lindt & Sprüngli group company, we at Russell Stover strive to increase our commitment to sustainability. Our aim is to foster successful collaboration within the company, improve the livelihoods of our farmers in the countries of origin, contribute to an intact environment, and delight our consumers.

For that reason, we are continually assessing where our current environmental initiatives can be improved and where new ones can start. For example, we are developing and incorporating new technologies at our facilities and in our infrastructure to become more energy efficient. We take advantage of innovations and improvements to our transportation networks to reduce the amount of carbon released as a result of getting our beloved products into the stores. We further reduce our overall carbon footprint by sourcing the majority of our packaging and raw materials from domestic US suppliers.

Finally, as a member of the Lindt & Sprüngli group, our commitments and progress are reported in the annual Lindt & Sprüngli Sustainability Report and we have adopted the following policies.

Credo

The Lindt & Sprüngli group is committed to the core values anchored in it's Credo: quality, commitment and qualification, customer orientation, social responsibility and profitability. These principles are key drivers of success for Lindt & Sprüngli. As a member of Lindt & Sprüngli group, Russell Stover Chocolates, LLC has implemented the Credo in all of its business operations. It is publicly displayed at each of our facilities.

Business Code of Conduct

The Lindt & Sprüngli group has set out globally binding principles and guidelines that require all employees and managers to behave in an ethically, legally and socially responsible manner. These principles and guidelines govern internal cooperation as well as behavior towards customers and external business partners. As a member of Lindt & Sprüngli group, Russell Stover Chocolates, LLC is committed to abiding by the group's Business Code of Conduct.

Suppliers Code of Conduct

The Lindt & Sprüngli group is committed to conducting its business in an ethical, law-abiding manner. Lindt & Sprüngli expects similar principled conduct of everyone with whom it has commercial dealings. Further Lindt & Sprüngli strives to continuously improve the sustainability of its operations and products and encourages its suppliers to participate by adopting sustainable practices in their operations. As a member of Lindt & Sprüngli group, Russell Stover Chocolates, LLC demands that suppliers abide by the Lindt & Sprüngli Supplier Code of Conduct.

Health and Safety Policy

As a member of the Lindt & Sprüngli group, Russell Stover Chocolates, LLC strives to ensure a healthy and safe working environment for all of its employees. We regularly update our safety plan to keep up with new challenges in the workplace and follow the Health and Safety Policy of the Lindt & Sprüngli group.