Time to Raise the Bar: The Real Corporate Social Responsibility Report for the Hershey Company
Date of publication: September 13, 2010
Source: ILRF, Global Exchange, Green America and Oasis USA
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This report analyzes the Hershey Company's CSR initiatives, particularly the company's cocoa sourcing policies. The report is issued concurrent with the company's first official CSR report. The report calls for Hershey to "raise the bar" on ethical cocoa sourcing.
The full report and a shorter executive summary of the report are both available above.
For the press release, please click here.
The recommendations of this report are supported by the independent Tulane University report on Oversight of Public and Private Initiatives to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor in the Cocoa Sector in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana released in September 2010. More information is available here.