- Earthworm Foundation:
The Earthworm Foundation (formerly the Forest Trust) is a global non-profit organization that supports companies in building responsible supply chains. The Lindt & Sprüngli Farming Program is externally verified by the Earthworm Foundation.
A verification system, in the form of a structured annual internal and independent external evaluation, ensures the effectiveness of the various activities. Verification is based on a mutual learning process and transparent communication that enables continuous improvement of the Farming Program.