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Hershey

The Hershey Company, headquartered in Hershey, Pa., is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its chocolate, sweets, mints and other great-tasting snacks.

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Hershey

At Hershey, goodness has always been about more than delicious products. For 120 years, Hershey has been committed to good business by operating fairly, ethically and sustainably to make a positive impact on society. This means contributing to a better life for its employees, consumers, communities, and, ultimately, creating a bright future for children in need. This commitment is exemplified by Milton Hershey School, established in 1909 by the company's founder and administered by Hershey Trust Company. The children who attend the school receive education, housing, and medical care — thriving as direct beneficiaries of The Hershey Company's success.

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The Secret to Decreasing Scope 3 Emissions: A Win For R&D, Marketing and Sustainability Teams
The Secret to Decreasing Scope 3 Emissions: A Win For R&D, Marketing and Sustainability Teams

1 month ago - The First Educator Advantage (FEA) is when a CPG brand is first to educate consumers on an impact topic that does not yet hold mainstream materiality. Here, we explore how successfully executing this strategy can reduce scope 3 emissions, increase consumer loyalty and allow R&D teams to effectively innovate for the market.

Supply Chains Are the Achilles’ Heel of Food Company Climate Action
Supply Chains Are the Achilles’ Heel of Food Company Climate Action

1 month ago - Companies cannot credibly address climate risk without disclosing and reducing their supply chain emissions. Through Food Emissions 50, investors are issuing an urgent call to action for companies to raise their ambition to disclose emissions, set targets and implement climate-transition action plans.

Hershey Releases 2020 Sustainability Report
Hershey Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

4 months ago - Key progress includes successfully navigating COVID-19 while making a positive impact, investing in sustainable cocoa sourcing, setting new science-based targets, and advancing diversity equity & inclusion

Hershey Announces Bold 2030 Goals to Reduce Environmental Footprint and Address Climate Change
Hershey Announces Bold 2030 Goals to Reduce Environmental Footprint and Address Climate Change

7 months ago - Hershey will invest in renewable energy and land-use initiatives, target 100% of its plastic packaging to be recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2030, and announces no-deforestation policy

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Trending: Brands Continue Work to Build Traceable, Regenerative Ag Supply Chains
Trending: Brands Continue Work to Build Traceable, Regenerative Ag Supply Chains

1 year ago - In the name of continued improvement for the benefit and sustainability of their respective industries and the agricultural communities that supply them, Timberland and Hershey unveil new measures to ensure ethical supply chains for leather and cocoa, respectively.

Candy Giants Rated on Commitments to Create Better Chocolate
Candy Giants Rated on Commitments to Create Better Chocolate

1 year ago - International advocacy groups publish joint consumer purchasing guide to more ethical chocolate choices, just in time for Easter.

Hershey Named To Civic 50 For ‘Sharing Goodness’ With Communities
Hershey Named To Civic 50 For ‘Sharing Goodness’ With Communities

2 years ago - The Hershey Company has been named to The Civic 50 for the seventh consecutive year as one of America’s most community-minded companies, an annual recognition from Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

Hershey Announces First-Ever “Makers of Good” Teen Summit
Hershey Announces First-Ever “Makers of Good” Teen Summit

2 years ago - The Hershey Company today announced its “Makers of Good Teen Summit” on June 20 in New York City. The one-day event will bring together teens from across the country to collaborate and develop strategies for overcoming social isolation in their communities.

Hershey Announces Action Plans To Protect And Restore Forests In Cocoa Growing Region
Hershey Announces Action Plans To Protect And Restore Forests In Cocoa Growing Region

2 years ago - The Hershey Company is taking action to protect forests and restore forest cover in the cocoa growing regions in West Africa.

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Hershey Announces New Environmental Policy and Initiatives to Significantly Reduce Its Impact on the Planet
Hershey Announces New Environmental Policy and Initiatives to Significantly Reduce Its Impact on the Planet

2 years ago - Hershey Deepens Environmental Commitment through Meaningful Partnerships including the United Nations Global Compact

SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices
SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices

3 years ago - The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 2018 have been released, with many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members retaining their spots as global sustainability leaders. Created in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices benchmark sustainability performance and sustainability investment for companies around the globe. Companies are assessed based on corporate economic, social, and environmental performance.

Dove, Nike, Hershey’s Among Millennials’, Gen Z’s Most Trusted Brands
Dove, Nike, Hershey’s Among Millennials’, Gen Z’s Most Trusted Brands

3 years ago - The erosion of trust among consumers – and especially young consumers bucketed as Millennials or Gen Z – is top-of-mind for brands fighting for brand loyalty in a world with the highest youth population in history.

SB Corporate Members Among Top Community-Minded Companies in 2018 Civic 50 Honorees
SB Corporate Members Among Top Community-Minded Companies in 2018 Civic 50 Honorees

3 years ago - Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, honors the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States each year. The Civic 50 initiative was founded in in 2012 by the National Conference on Citizenship, Points of Light, and Bloomberg LP to provide a national benchmark for corporate citizenship and guide companies towards effective community engagement.

Hershey Releases 2017 CSR Report, Unveils SDG-Aligned CSR Strategy
Hershey Releases 2017 CSR Report, Unveils SDG-Aligned CSR Strategy

3 years ago - Today, along with the release of its 2017 Shared Goodness Corporate Social Responsibility report, The Hershey Company unveiled Shared Goodness Promise, a new CSR strategy aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and centered around investments, collaborative programs and sustainable business practices aimed at making a positive difference in peoples’ lives.

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SB Corporate Members Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity
SB Corporate Members Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity

3 years ago - Many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members have been named in DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity. The list was created in 2001 in response to the emerging business value of diversity-management initiatives. To participate, each company must submit a form, have at least 1,000 employees, and complete NOD’s disability employment tracker. The company then receives a subsequent report card which evaluates its performance in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership accountability, and supplier diversity in comparison to competitors within the same industry.

Hershey Using ‘Cocoa for Good,’ Investing $500M to Support Farming Communities
Hershey Using ‘Cocoa for Good,’ Investing $500M to Support Farming Communities

3 years ago - The Hershey Company has announced a new comprehensive strategy for cocoa sustainability with an emphasis on addressing pressing issues facing cocoa-growing communities such as poverty, poor nutrition, at-risk youth, and vulnerable ecosystems. Cocoa For Good will involve collaborative programs, partnerships, and a half-a-billion dollars in investments by 2030.

Trending: Sustainable Cocoa for an Ethical Easter?
Trending: Sustainable Cocoa for an Ethical Easter?

3 years ago - The week surrounding Easter has the highest consumption of chocolate in the year. For environmentalists, it can be a bitter reminder that many of the world’s primary regions for growing cocoa are experiencing dramatic decline in forest cover as land is cleared for agriculture. Cocoa is the top driver of deforestation in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire; countries that also rank 1st and 3rd for the highest rates of deforestation in all of Africa.

A Win for Cocoa Farmers and Forests: Ghana Grants First-Time Ownership of Timber Trees
A Win for Cocoa Farmers and Forests: Ghana Grants First-Time Ownership of Timber Trees

3 years ago - For the first time ever in Ghana, cocoa farmers have obtained official ownership of non-cocoa trees on their farms. Some 150 farmers in the country’s western region will now be able to include shade trees as part of their business plans, providing additional sources of income in the form of timber while reducing deforestation and the effects of climate change.

The Hershey Company Commits To Protect Forests In Cocoa-growing Regions
The Hershey Company Commits To Protect Forests In Cocoa-growing Regions

3 years ago - The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today it has made a commitment to no new deforestation in its global cocoa supply chain. This commitment is aimed at stopping ongoing deforestation and protecting forests in the cocoa-growing regions where the company sources its cocoa. The commitment includes two fundamental components:

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Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers
Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers

3 years ago - Newsweek has released the results of its 2017 Global 500 Green Rankings, an annual assessment of the sustainability performance of the largest publicly-traded companies in the US and the world by revenue. This year, beauty giant L’Oréal came out on top, ranking as the top-performing global company and best performing personal products company.

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