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Hershey Launches Innovative Distance Learning Program to Connect Children in U.S. and Rural Ghana

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  • Fourth-graders at Milton Hershey School in PA Share Experiences with School Kids in Assin Fosu, Ghana
  • Program Extends ‘Hershey Learn to Grow’ Partnership with Source Trust and Facilitates Unique Cultural Exchange
  • Cisco Video Collaboration Technology Connects Classrooms More Than 5,200 Miles Apar
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  • Fourth-graders at Milton Hershey School in PA Share Experiences with School Kids in Assin Fosu, Ghana
  • Program Extends ‘Hershey Learn to Grow’ Partnership with Source Trust and Facilitates Unique Cultural Exchange
  • Cisco Video Collaboration Technology Connects Classrooms More Than 5,200 Miles Apar

The Hershey Company Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

Hershey joins world's leading companies for top-tier economic, environmental and social performance
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HERSHEY, Pa., October 18, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that it has been selected to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI). Hershey is one of seven North American companies from the Food & Beverage category in this year’s index and one of only 17 companies added in 2012. This is Hershey’s first appearance in the prestigious DJSI Index.

2013 Hershey's Track & Field Games Season Officially Open

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Today, The Hershey Company announces the opening of the 2013 season of the Hershey’s Track & Field Games. This is the 36th year for the longest-running youth activity program of its kind in North America. With running, jumping and throwing events for kids ages 9-14, the Games are a great entry point for boys and girls to get active and become engaged in a healthy lifestyle.

Hershey to Source 100% Certified Cocoa by 2020

2020 Commitment Complements Established Hershey Programs to Reduce Child Labor and Improve Cocoa Communities in West Africa
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(3BL Media) Hershey, PA - October 3, 2012 - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today said it will source 100 percent certified cocoa for its global chocolate product lines by 2020 and accelerate its programs to help eliminate child labor in the cocoa regions of West Africa.

Hershey's CSR Report: Keeping Hershey a Great Place to Work

Reporting on Programs and Progress
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  •  Logged more than 56,000 hours of training on topics from ethics to leadership to high-tech factory jobs of the future
  • Reduced injury and incident rates in 2011 by up to 29% over 2010
  • Expanded commitment to workplace diversity, including recruiting military veterans
  • Promoted employee health and wellness through a variety of expanded programs

Hershey's CSR Report: Impacting the Communities Where We Live and Work

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  • Contributed more than $9.1 million in cash and product donations
  • Set a new giving record of more than $2 million to the United Way
  • Celebrated the More Than Three Decades of Hershey’s Track & Field Games
  • Contributed nearly 10,000 employee volunteer hours to deserving causes

Hershey Center for Health & Nutrition Donates Hershey’s Natural Cocoa for 4th Annual Penn State Iron Chef Competition

Competition is in honor of National Nutrition Month
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(3BL Media) March 23, 2012 - The Nutrition Graduate Student Association is hosting the 4th Annual Penn State Iron Chef Competition on March 24th, 2012, in State College, Pa.  The one-hour cooking competition is in honor of National Nutrition Month and benefits the State College Food Bank.

The competition pits seven teams consisting of instructors, staff and faculty, and students who will compete in the school’s food labs. Each team has to raise $100 to participate and will be competing for two prizes: best dish and most money raised for the Food Bank.  

Dagoba Organic Chocolate Commits To Using Cacao Beans From Rainforest Alliance Certified™ Farms

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(3BL Media) Hershey, PA - March 7, 2012 - Dagoba® Organic Chocolate today announced that their complete line of USDA Certified Organic chocolate products is now being made with cacao beans from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms; reinforcing the company’s commitment to follow sustainable practices.

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