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Hershey’s Palm Oil Sustainability Journey

By Scott Rownd, Manager of Responsible Sourcing at The Hershey Company

In my own life I must admit that I am a frequent user of analogies. I believe they help me describe situations in greater detail and relate the struggles, challenges and triumphs of one journey to another. So as I was lying in bed thinking about this blog post, and how to describe Hershey’s journey in the palm oil sustainability space, I couldn’t resist comparing our work to hiking up a mountain.

Hershey Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fourth Consecutive Year

Selected to DJSI North America Index for Fifth Straight Year
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HERSHEY, Pa., September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) has been named again to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices (DJSI).

Diversity and Inclusion the Hershey Way: What Does It Mean to You?

By Alicia Petross, Senior Director Global Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, and Engagement at The Hershey Company

It’s easy for an organization to say they want a more diverse and inclusive workplace, but what does that actually mean and why does it matter? Some might say it’s about having a workforce that encompasses individuals of different backgrounds and experiences; some might say that diversity of thoughts and ideas help to build a more collaborative work environment. Others might say that it’s important for a company’s workforce to reflect the customers and communities that support their business.

Doing Well by Doing Good is A Lot More Than the Bottom Line

By Jeff King, Senior Director Sustainability and CSR, The Hershey Company

We make choices every day. Hit the snooze again, what do I wear today, where do I eat lunch, latte or cappuccino, paper or plastic? And so on and so on.  We probably make thousands of choices every day. The same thing happens when we think about choosing where we work, what kind of work will I do, where do I want to live and is the company located there?

The Hershey Company Recognized for Fostering an Open and Inclusive Environment for Its Employees

Multiple Accolades Underscore Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
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HERSHEY, Pa., July 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) was recognized recently with multiple accolades from DiversityInc, and the National Organization on Disability for its continued commitment to diversity and inclusion. Earlier this year the company received a 100% rating on The Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. These accolades underscore The Hershey Company’s efforts to foster a workforce that reflects different perspectives and celebrates input from people of different backgrounds and experiences.

Our Story of Cocoa: Cocoa Farmers Are Part of Hershey's Global Community

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At the heart of making the best chocolate in the world is sourcing the best, sustainably sourced cocoa. 

Our Story of Milk: Fresh Milk is Part of Hershey's 120 Years of Goodness

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Every day in Hershey, Pa., milk is delivered from local farms to become part of our delicious milk chocolate.

Simple Ingredients: Designing a Recipe

Hershey’s transition to simple ingredients is anything but simple
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Hershey’s transition to simple ingredients is anything but simple — so who better to explain some of the complexities than Jim St. John? As our master chocolatier, Jim knows a thing or two about the ingredients in the classic HERSHEY’S Milk Chocolate Bar.

Cultivating Sustainable Cocoa and Agricultural Communities

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By helping cocoa farmers stay up to date on the latest agricultural practices and providing more opportunities for education in the communities they live in, we are working to ensure a sustainable supply of certified cocoa. We rely on farmers in cocoa-growing regions throughout West Africa to produce the high-quality cocoa beans we use to make our delicious chocolate. We are committed to improving the livelihoods of these cocoa farmers, while protecting the environment and ensuring there is a sustainable supply of cocoa now and far into the future.


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