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HERSHEY, Pa., Sep 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Hershey Company today issued its first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. The report was launched on the anniversary of Milton S. Hershey's birthday, in commemoration of the company's legacy of responsible operation and of its commitment to continued progress. The CSR Report, which can be found at The Hershey Company ? Corporate Social Responsibility, outlines the company's priorities and sets goals for improvement in key areas.
"Our belief in the importance of CSR dates to the founding of our company more than 100 years ago," said David J. West, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company. "Today, CSR is an integral part of our global business strategy. Our CSR efforts stretch from our headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Hershey, Pennsylvania, to our operations in countries such as Mexico and India, to the cocoa farming villages of West Africa. While we are proud of our accomplishments, including the contributions we make to children in need, we understand that much remains to be done."
Hershey's CSR Report outlines the company's priorities and programs in four areas:
-- Marketplace, which includes the company's commitment to fair and ethical business dealings;
-- Environment, which includes Hershey's environmental stewardship;
-- Workplace, which describes efforts to create a desirable workplace for Hershey's employees who contribute to Hershey's success; and
-- Community, which outlines Hershey's focus on making a positive difference in communities around the world.
Hershey's CSR Report outlines the company's accomplishments in these areas and sets measurable goals for future.....
What I read sounds really good. Can anyone tell me if it is just a bunch of fluff? I hope not, I love my Special Dark fix and don't want to stop buying and eating them! Does anyone know if Hershey uses green manufacturing?
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