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The Hershey Company Earns Great Place to Work® Certification™

U.S. Business receives employee-driven honor
Press Release

HERSHEY, Pa., August 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is proud that its U.S. business has been Certified™ by Great Place to Work®. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Hershey. This year's survey of current Hershey employees noted justice, pride and leadership as particular strengths for the company. Hershey's U.S. business joins operations in Brazil and India in earning this certification honor.

How Hershey Is Increasing Supplier Diversity and Building a Better Business for All

As part of our holistic diversity, equity and inclusion strategy, The Pathways Project, supplier diversity is key to delivering our Pathways to Join pillar and driving a wider range of perspectives.
Blog

Bethany Fitzgerald, Director, Responsible Sourcing & Katie Morison, Manager, Responsible Sourcing

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How We're Holding Ourselves Accountable and Being Transparent in Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Goals

In Hershey’s 2021 ESG report, an expanded DEI section reflects our intentional progress and goals to make Hershey even more diverse and inclusive.
Blog

By Alicia Petross
Chief Diversity Officer

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ESG Shapes Every Part of The Hershey Company's Business. Here's Why That Matters.

The 2021 ESG (environmental, social and governance) Report marks the evolution of our sustainability strategy as we more fully integrate our priorities into business operations.
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Key Takeaways:

  • Our latest ESG report reflects the evolution of our sustainability journey building on past efforts and initiatives to make a positive impact in our communities and the broader world.
  • ESG is becoming integrated into the fabric of our company with engagement and ownership from our board of directors to the operational business owners.
  • These initiatives will help us deliver long-term sustainable growth and underpin our purpose so that consumers can feel proud about the moments of goodness they experience with our beloved brands.
Blog

Key Takeaways:

  • Our latest ESG report reflects the evolution of our sustainability journey building on past efforts and initiatives to make a positive impact in our communities and the broader world.
  • ESG is becoming integrated into the fabric of our company with engagement and ownership from our board of directors to the operational business owners.
  • These initiatives will help us deliver long-term sustainable growth and underpin our purpose so that consumers can feel proud about the moments of goodness they experience with our beloved brands.

Beat of the Future: The Story Behind the Bars

Celebrating Black artists and supporting organizations to foster the next generation of creators in honor of Black Music Month
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Key Takeaways:

  • The Hershey Company’s purpose and our passion to create connections, foster community and advance diversity, equity and inclusion inspired our partnerships for Black Music Month.
  • We are proud to partner with the Memphis Music Initiative and support its efforts to create more opportunities for local Black and brown youth to grow and develop through music and art.
  • Limited-edition KIT KAT® and Cookies 'n' Crème bars have been specially designed to celebrate Black music and artistry and will be available at Targets nationwide just in time to celebrate Black Music Month in June.
Blog

Key Takeaways:

  • The Hershey Company’s purpose and our passion to create connections, foster community and advance diversity, equity and inclusion inspired our partnerships for Black Music Month.
  • We are proud to partner with the Memphis Music Initiative and support its efforts to create more opportunities for local Black and brown youth to grow and develop through music and art.
  • Limited-edition KIT KAT® and Cookies 'n' Crème bars have been specially designed to celebrate Black music and artistry and will be available at Targets nationwide just in time to celebrate Black Music Month in June.

Hershey Recognized as a Leading Community-Minded Company for the 10th Consecutive Year

Press Release

HERSHEY, Pa., July 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company celebrated its 10th year of being named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world's largest non-profit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change. Hershey has made this list since its inception and 2022 marks the second consecutive year that Points of Light named the company as the Consumer Staples Sector Leader.

Amplifying Youth Voices and Elevating Black Futures

Memphis Music Initiative’s Executive Director, Amber Hamilton, on commitment and solidarity
Blog

By Amber Hamilton Executive Director, Memphis Music Initiative

The Hershey Company Releases Its 2021 ESG Report

Shares Progress and New Goals across its Social and Environmental Priorities to Further its Impact
Press Release

HERSHEY, Pa., June 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) shared its 2021 ESG (environmental, social and governance) Report, highlighting the company's goals and progress across its priority ESG areas including cocoa sustainability, environmental sustainability, responsible sourcing and human rights, employee well-being, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

Hershey's 2021 ESG Report shares progress and new goals across its social and environmental priorities.

Energy Efficiency Ahead of Schedule: How Hershey Employees in Brazil Are Creating Long-Lasting Change for the Environment

As part of our enterprise science-based targets, employees in our Hershey manufacturing plant in São Roque, Brazil found innovative ways to create change and reduce emissions.
Blog

By Denio Alexandre D. Ponce, Supervisor, Industrial Projects & Engineering, Hershey Brazil

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Daloa: Cocoa-Growing Economic Operators Offer School Infrastructure to Village Communities

By Constant Cocora with AIP
Article

A foundation, the cocoa industry and farmer cooperatives united their energies to offer, on Wednesday March 23, 2022, in the department of Daloa, school infrastructures to several village communities in order to
participate in the education of thousands of children victims of the worst forms of child labor in the cocoa fields.

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