5 years ago - It was a sad Super Bowl. Sad, as only Trump can say it. Saaad. One minute I had a cunning, fast-talking clown trying to sell me stuff in true ad-land fashion. The next, I felt emotionally mistreated by a sobbing stranger playing curling with my heart. Corporate America appeared not to care at all — and if it did, it cared too much — which is exactly the problem. Of four quarters of fast-paced commercials only around 10 aimed for something bigger than product plugging.
6 years ago - Sustainable Brands Corporate Members Hasbro, Campbell Soup Co, and Cisco Systems have been ranked in the top ten of CR's Best Corporate CItizens List. Other corporate members on the list include Kimberly-Clark, AT&T, PepsiCo, CVS, Disney, 3M, Procter & Gamble, General Motors, Hershey, Target, and Bank of America.
6 years ago - Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), announced today that it ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, which ranks the most transparent and responsible companies in the U.S. This is the first time that Hasbro has been ranked first overall, and the third consecutive year it has ranked in the top five.
6 years ago - generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and Hasbro, Inc. have partnered for the seventh annual Joy Maker Challenge, which encourages youth to engage in meaningful, hands-on service projects and spread joy and kindness through volunteerism during the holiday season. For every kid and teen who participates in the Joy Maker Challenge, Hasbro will donate a toy or game to Toys for Tots, up to $1 million worth.
6 years ago - Program Equips Parents, Educators and Youth with Resources to Help Kids Stand Up for Others, Be Inclusive and Take Action When They See a Problem
6 years ago - The Hasbro Children’s Fund, the philanthropic arm of global play and entertainment company Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), announced today that it is making two grants totaling $100,000 to provide shelter and hunger relief for children and families in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew.
6 years ago - Hasbro, Inc. announced today that for the second straight year, it has been named the #1 Most Responsible Company in the Consumer Items Industry Sector for 2016, according to Corporate Responsibility Magazine. "It is a true honor and we are incredibly proud to be recognized among the world’s leading companies as the most responsible company in our sector,” said Brian Goldner, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hasbro, Inc. "We are deeply committed to being a good corporate citizen and doing business the right way, and this acknowledgement underscores that commitment.”
6 years ago - Mr. Potato Head was first manufactured back in 1952 as a bundle of plastic parts and pushpins, the idea being that you would stick them into a real potato that would serve as the toy’s head. The first toy ever advertised on television, Mr. Potato Head would rely on root vegetables from family kitchens until 1964, when rotting vegetables were replaced with everlasting plastic shells. Despite the strange practice of storing spare face parts in his butt, Mr. Potato Head has remained a childhood favorite, now marketed under the Playskool brand owned by toy giant Hasbro.
6 years ago - PAWTUCKET, RI – June 28, 2016 – Today, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) was recognized by the Civic 50 as the most community-minded company in the Consumer Discretionary industry. The Civic 50 is an initiative of Points of Light that sets the standard for corporate civic engagement and creates a roadmap for companies seeking to best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. Hasbro has been recognized by the Civic 50 each year since the initiative began in 2012.
6 years ago - America’s largest corporations are increasingly turning good intentions into sound business practices. That’s the promising bottom-line from an analysis of the 2016 Civic 50, the annual Points of Light initiative that recognizes and honors the 50 most community-minded companies in America. In the continuing shift to go beyond checkbook philanthropy, this year’s Civic 50 honorees affirm the trend that companies are supporting community engagement through policies, core business functions, and incentives that indicate sustainable long-term commitment to addressing community challenges.
7 years ago - PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is proud to announce it ranked No. 1 on Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings, released today. The ranking assesses the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States on overall environmental performance.
8 years ago - Chosen by Reputation Institute as one of America’s Most Reputable Companies based on innovation, governance, citizenship and morePawtucket, R.I., May 13, 2015 -- Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has been named among the most reputable companies in the United States, according to the annual US RepTrak® 100 list released today by Reputation Institute and published in Forbes. The US RepTrak® rankings measure the public’s perception of companies based on seven dimensions: innovation, leadership, governance, citizenship, workplace, performance, and products/services.
8 years ago - Pawtucket, R.I., April 20, 2015 -- Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced today that it has been named as the second most transparent and responsible company in the U.S., according to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2015.This is the second time that Hasbro has ranked in the Top 10 and the fourth consecutive year that the Company has ranked in the Top 25.The Company ranked #2 this year, rising 20 spots, in recognition of its stellar performance in seven key areas: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy.
8 years ago - PAWTUCKET, R.I., April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) and generationOn, the youth division of Points of Light, have named ten inspiring youth as Hasbro Community Action Heroes for making an extraordinary mark on the world through service. The ten service leaders, ages 6 to 17, have made a difference both in their hometown communities and across the world through hands-on service projects that create awareness for important social issues.
8 years ago - Pawtucket, R.I., March 9, 2015 -- Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company®. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those organizations that have had a material impact on the way business is conducted by fostering a culture of ethics and transparency at every level of the company. Hasbro has been designated as a World’s Most Ethical Company since 2012.
8 years ago - HASBRO RELEASES NEW CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT Company reaffirms long-standing commitment to product safety and environmental sustainability Pawtucket, R.I., December 16, 2014 -- Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), a global branded play leader, today announced the release of its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. This CSR report provides a detailed look at the progress Hasbro made throughout 2013 in the Company’s three key CSR priorities—product safety, environmental responsibility, and ethical sourcing—in addition to other focus areas including human rights, responsible marketing, global philanthropy and more.