The Hershey Company
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Packaged Foods & Meats

The Hershey Company

The Hershey Co operates as a confectionery manufacturer in the United States engaged in the chocolate industry. The firm has more than 80 brands, including Hershey's, Reese's, Kit Kat, Twizzlers, and Ice Breakers with a business presence across the world.

Symbol

$HSY

Employees

15,200

Market Cap

$36B

Headquarters

HersheyPA

Composite Score

72/ 100

Overall Score

120th/ 659

Rank

Environmental

76

Social

88

Governance

53

Industry Rank

7th/ 15

Rank

Env. rank

7th /15

Social rank

1st /15

Gov. rank

12th /15

Environmental KPIs* data from 2020

  • Scope 1 Emissions

    147,224 t

  • Scope 2 Emissions: Location-Based

    No Data

  • Scope 2 Emissions: Market-Based

    143,616 t

  • Scope 3 Emissions

    5.76 x 10⁶ t

  • Total Energy Use

    No Data

  • Renewable Energy Use

    No Data

  • Total Waste Produced

    62,395 t

  • Waste Diverted

    52,411.80 t

  • Water Use

    5.42 x 10⁹ l

Social KPIs* data from 2020

  • Total Employees

    No Data

  • Number of Female Employees

    8,016

  • Percent of Female Employees in Management

    No Data

  • Number of Female Employees in Management

    37.40%

  • Minorities in Workforce

    21%

  • Number of Minorities in Management

    No Data

  • Fatalities

    0

  • Gender Pay Ratio

    1:1

  • Minority Pay Ratio

    1:1

  • Employee Turnover

    No Data

  • Recordable Incident Rate

    1.45%

Governance KPIs* data from 2020

  • CEO Pay Ratio

    630:1

  • Number of Women on the Board

    36%

How ESG Agencies Rate The Hershey Company

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Refinitiv Rating

79

Refinitv scores are based on publicly-reported data, and consider ten key categories across ESG. The ESG pillar scores are a relative sum of the category weights and vary per industry for the 'E' and 'S' pillars. For 'G', the weights remain the same across all industries. The higher the score, the better.

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S&P Global Rating

75

S&P Global ESG Scores capture the nuances and differences of policies and programs and in-depth ESG information by directly engaging with companies and conducting independent research. Scores range from 0-100. The higher the score the better.

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Sustainalytics Rating

25.8

Sustainalytics assesses business risk driven by ESG issues. The rating combines an assessment of a company’s exposure to industry specific ESG issues with how well the company is managing those issues. The final scores are a measure of unmanaged risk on an absolute scale of 0-100. In this case, the lower the score the better.

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ISS Rating

10

ISS Governance Scores rate the quality of corporate governance for companies. Scores indicate rank relative to index or region. A score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk. In this case, the lower the better.

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MSCI Rating

NA

The MSCI ESG Rating is designed to measure a company’s resilience to ESG risks. They use a rules-based methodology to identify industry leaders and laggards according to their exposure to ESG risks and how well they manage those risks relative to peers. Their ESG Ratings range from leader (AAA, AA), average (A, BBB, BB) to laggard (B, CCC).

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CDP Rating

C

CDP scores focus on the 'E from ESG, and cover climate change, forests, and water security. Scores are on a letter grade scale with A being the highest and F being the lowest.

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