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Hershey Announces Enhanced Palm Oil Sourcing Policy

Confectionery Leader Engages TFT to Help Trace its Palm Oil Supply Chain
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HERSHEY, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced a new palm oil sourcing policy that updates and strengthens its commitment to source 100 percent traceable and responsible palm oil, a commitment the company announced in December 2013.

J.P. Bilbrey Honored as CR Magazine Responsible CEO of the Year Award Winner

Hershey CEO Recognized for Corporate Responsibility Leadership
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Hershey, Pa., September 23 /3BL Media/ — Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine, which focuses on highlighting America’s most socially responsible chief executives, announced today that J.P. Bilbrey, president and CEO of The Hershey Company, has been named a 2014 Responsible CEO of the Year Award winner. The awards are presented to CEOs across industries who visibly exceed standards in the areas of employee relations, environmental impact, human rights, philanthropy and corporate responsibility practices.

CR Magazine Announces 2014 Responsible CEO of Year Award Winners

Chief Executives Recognized for Exceeding Corporate Responsibility Standards
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PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine, which shines a spotlight on America's most socially responsible chief executives, has announced today the winners of the seventh annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards.

Hershey Expands Learn to Grow Program in Ivory Coast to Benefit 10,000 Cocoa Farmers and Improved Communities

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  • Partnership with Cargill will increase community impact and enable comprehensive farmer training and community support to accelerate the supply of Hershey certified cocoa
  • Hershey 21st Century Cocoa Strategy on track to benefit 50,000 farmers in Ivory Coast, Ghana and Nigeria by 2018

Hershey and the Ghana Cocoa Board Recognize Country's Top Cocoa Farmers

Recognition Focuses on Sustainable Cocoa
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Assin Fosu, Ghana and Hershey, Pa., August 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ ― The Hershey Company today recognized three of Ghana’s best cocoa farmers as part of Hershey’s Learn to Grow program, which modernizes cocoa growing to improve farmer incomes and help communities.

The Hershey Company to Host 37th Annual Hershey's Track & Field Games' North American Final

Program to Transition to “Run Jump Throw” in 2015 Under New Partnership with USA Track & Field and Athletics Canada
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HERSHEY, Pa., July 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will welcome more than 450 youth athletes to compete in the 37th Annual Hershey’s Track and Field Games’ North American Final Meet, on Saturday, August 2, at Henry Hershey Field on the Milton Hershey School campus in Hershey, Pa. Children ages 9 through 14 will come together for a celebration of excellence, full of new friends, learning, competition and fun.

The Hershey Company Recognized for Sustainability Efforts in 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings

Company places 46 in the ranking of 500 U.S. companies released
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HERSHEY, Pa., June 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) was recognized today for its continuing commitment to environmental stewardship by Newsweek in its 2014 Green Rankings. Out of the top U.S. 500 companies named, Hershey placed 46, moving up 210 spots from the last ranking, in 2012.

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