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Hershey Partners with Project Peanut Butter to Reduce Malnutrition Among Children in Rural Ghana

Hershey Provides Funding to NGO to Produce Supplemental Nutrition Packs
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  • Hershey Provides Funding to NGO to Produce Supplemental Nutrition Packs
  • Peanut-Based Nutrition Product has Proven to be Highly Effective in Saving Lives for At Risk Children
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  • Hershey Provides Funding to NGO to Produce Supplemental Nutrition Packs
  • Peanut-Based Nutrition Product has Proven to be Highly Effective in Saving Lives for At Risk Children

The Hershey Company Joins Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Advisory Council

SASB to create sustainability standards for 89 industries across 10 sectors
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HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced it will join the Advisory Council of the newly founded Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) as part of Hershey’s commitment to reporting on its expanding sustainability practices. As a member of the Advisory Council, Hershey will help develop reporting standards for the food and beverage industry that will support greater transparency.

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

A History of Commitment to West African Cocoa Communities

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Approximately 73% of the world’s four million tons of cocoa is produced by more than two million cocoa farmers in West Africa.

Many of my chocolate and cocoa company members have been providing assistance to these farmers since the early to mid-1900s, none more than The Hershey Company which began to purchase cocoa from West Africa in 1930 and in 1948 was a founding member of an organization I formerly headed, the American Cocoa Research Institute.

Chrysler Wins Top Safety Rating; Hershey to Source 100% Certified Cocoa; CSR Efforts Return Extra 4% to Bottom Line - CSR Minute for October 9, 2012

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Chrysler’s new Dodge Dart has been named a 2012 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The vehicle, the first joint product of Chrysler and Fiat, scored the highest rating in each of the four crash test used by the IIHS to evaluate passenger safety. Chrysler just reported its best U.S. September sales in five years, with an increase of 12 percent.

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: 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's CocoaLink Mobile Phone Program Delivers 100,000 Farmer and Family Messages During First Year in Ghana

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  • 40% of registered farmers in CocoaLink have attended community farming and literacy training sessions
  • Outreach program in Ghana’s cocoa growing region includes local language text and voice mail to improve farmer output and raise income
  • Largest mobile farmer technology program of its kind on track to reach 25,000 farmers in 2012

Hershey Launches Cocoa Growing in Mexico; Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance Promotes Data; IU Plans First School of Philanthropy - CSR Minute for July 6, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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