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

Hershey joins world's leading companies for top-tier economic, environmental and social performance
Press Release

HERSHEY, Pa., October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that it has been selected to both the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Index.

Hershey is one of only 13 companies from the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Industry in the World Index and ranked in at least the 90th percentile in each of the three categories of Economic, Environmental and Social criteria. This is the second year in a row Hershey has been included in the North America Index and the first year Hershey has been named to the World Index.

Hershey and Barry Callebaut Build Primary School in Cocoa-Growing Region of Cote d'Ivoire

Summary: 
  • Rural school will provide educational facilities and nutrition and health support for more than 150 children
  • Cocoa farmers to receive training to raise family incomes
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  • Rural school will provide educational facilities and nutrition and health support for more than 150 children
  • Cocoa farmers to receive training to raise family incomes

Hershey Helps Rebuild Remote Peruvian Village Through Cocoa Farming

Hershey funds cocoa infrastructure for indigenous community
Press Release

HERSHEY, Pa., August 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ — In 2008, The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) was introduced to a village of indigenous people tucked deep in the mountains of the Junín region of Peru. This village was using cocoa farming to rebuild its community following years of devastation by guerilla warfare. Hershey decided to support the community – San Juan de Cheni. The company committed to help fund the infrastructure needed for the village to be successful in cocoa farming and to buy cocoa grown in this area. 

Hershey Learn to Grow Program Will Train 20,000 Nigerian Farmers to Produce Certified Cocoa

Summary: 
  • Partnership with IDH and Source Trust
  • Community and technology focus to accelerate farmer development
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  • Partnership with IDH and Source Trust
  • Community and technology focus to accelerate farmer development

Hershey Realiza Cumbre Para Recuperar El Cultivo Del Cacao En Mexico

Summary: 
  • Participarán agricultores, investigadores, industria y gobierno. Buscan mejorar la calidad de vida de los productores de cacao a pequeña escala
  • 100,000 árboles resistentes a la moniliasis serán distribuidos para restaurar las plantaciones de cacao
  • El objetivo del programa es recuperar el cultivo del cacao en su ancestral cuna

 

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  • Participarán agricultores, investigadores, industria y gobierno. Buscan mejorar la calidad de vida de los productores de cacao a pequeña escala
  • 100,000 árboles resistentes a la moniliasis serán distribuidos para restaurar las plantaciones de cacao
  • El objetivo del programa es recuperar el cultivo del cacao en su ancestral cuna

 

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Hershey Hosts Cocoa Summit to Restore Cocoa Farming in Mexico

Summary: 
  • Summit to bring together farmers, researchers, industry and government to improve livelihoods of small-scale cocoa farmers
  • 100,000 disease-resistant trees to be distributed to restore cocoa farms  
  • Program goal: restore cocoa growing in the ancient birthplace of domestic cocoa

 

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Press Release
  • Summit to bring together farmers, researchers, industry and government to improve livelihoods of small-scale cocoa farmers
  • 100,000 disease-resistant trees to be distributed to restore cocoa farms  
  • Program goal: restore cocoa growing in the ancient birthplace of domestic cocoa

 

Read this communication en Espanol >> 

Innovative Cocoalink Mobile Technology Program Expands To Cote d’IVOIRE

Summary: 
  • Program to Improve Livelihoods of 100,000 Cote d’Ivoire Cocoa Farmers
  • CocoaLink Supports Digital Literacy and Community Programs that Create Opportunities for Women in West Africa
Press Release
  • Program to Improve Livelihoods of 100,000 Cote d’Ivoire Cocoa Farmers
  • CocoaLink Supports Digital Literacy and Community Programs that Create Opportunities for Women in West Africa

Hershey CSR Scorecard Shows Continued Progress on Key Sustainability Initiatives

Scorecard provides updates on achievements for a range of CSR programs
Press Release

HERSHEY, Pa., April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ ─ The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today issued its CSR Scorecard, providing progress on a range of sustainability programs and new initiatives. The scorecard shows substantial progress and achievements since the company issued its last full CSR Report on April 30, 2012.

The Hershey Company Recognized as One of America's '100 Best Corporate Citizens'

Corporate Responsibility Magazine honors companies that are leaders for their commitment to environmental, economic, and social values and practices.
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HERSHEY, Pa., April 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today was recognized for the first time as one of America’s best Corporate Citizens in Corporate Responsibility Magazine. The magazine annually ranks the nation’s top 100 companies for demonstrated CSR best practices and a commitment to publicly reporting their socially responsible initiatives.

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