The Hershey Company, commonly called Hershey's, is the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America and increasingly elsewhere throughout the world. Hershey's is one of the oldest chocolate companies in the United States, and Hershey's products are sold in over sixty countries worldwide.
As You Sow has engaged with Hershey's on issues related to toxic enforcement and nanomaterials in food. See details about our engagements with Hershey's below.
BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request the Board publish, by October 2016, at reasonable cost and excluding proprietary information, a report on Hershey’s use of nanomaterials, including the products or packaging that currently contain nanoparticles, the purpose of such, and actions management is taking to reduce or eliminate risk associated with human health and environmental impacts, such as eliminating the use of nanomaterials until or unless they are proven safe through long-term testing.
Related 2016 Engagements