Barry Callebaut joins the 25 most sustainable listed companies in Switzerland

September 19, 2016

Barry Callebaut joins today the SXI Switzerland Sustainability 25® index basket

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, joins today the SXI Switzerland Sustainability 25® index basket. This index brings together the 25 most sustainable companies listed in Switzerland. The index is based on an annual assessment by Sustainalytics among all companies composing the SMI Expanded® index.

Barry Callebaut CEO Antoine de Saint-Affrique: “The listing of Barry Callebaut in the SXI 25 index reflects the long standing commitment of Barry Callebaut in developing a fully sustainable chocolate value chain”.

For further details on the SXI Switzerland Sustainability 25® index basket please see:
http://www.six-swiss-exchange.com/indices/data_centre/shares/sxi_ssust_en.html

About Barry Callebaut Group:
With annual sales of about CHF 6.2 billion (EUR 5.6 billion / USD 6.6 billion) in fiscal year 2014/15, the Zurich-based Barry Callebaut Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – from sourcing and processing cocoa beans to producing the finest chocolates, including chocolate fillings, decorations and compounds. The Group runs more than 50 production facilities worldwide and employs a diverse and dedicated global workforce of more than 9,000 people.
The Barry Callebaut Group serves the entire food industry, from industrial food manufacturers to artisanal and professional users of chocolate, such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakers, hotels, restaurants or caterers. The two global brands catering to the specific needs of these Gourmet customers are Callebaut® and Cacao Barry®.The Barry Callebaut Group is committed to sustainable cocoa production to help ensure future supplies of cocoa and improve farmer livelihoods. It supports the Cocoa Horizons Foundation in its goal to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. 

Category: Sustainability