Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

We know that an inclusive workplace brings competitive advantages, and we want our workforce to be as diverse as the communities in which we live and do business. By building a workplace that welcomes and respects a multitude of perspectives, we will attract, develop and retain world-class talent and compete globally in new product categories. Toward those ends, we have established a goal to become an industry leader in diversity and inclusion by 2020.

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Empowered by Pathways: Embarking on an Equitable Future Together
At Hershey, we firmly believe that diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are critical to our long-term success—not only in our workplace, but in the communities in which we operate and beyond. Following the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor last year, we doubled down on our DEI priorities that had begun prior to May of 2020. In the wake of these tragic events, we accelerated...
Jun 9, 2021 11:05 AM ET
Reflecting on Women's History Month at Hershey
When I joined The Hershey Company as an Associate Brand Manager in 2019, I knew I wanted to impact both the business and the people. I was a freshly-MBAed marketer with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) on her mind. Within six months, I threw myself into two things that fill my energy tank to the brim: recruiting and empowering women through joining the recruitment team and Women's...
Apr 6, 2021 5:05 PM ET
Reflecting on Culture and Purpose for Connection With the Latino Community
The Latino market is growing rapidly, and in 2019, represented $1.5 trillion in spending power. Reaching Latino consumers demands more than communicating in Spanish; it requires cultural connections. Here at Hershey, we are dedicated to serving a diverse consumer base and hiring and retaining a workforce as diverse as our consumers.
Oct 27, 2020 11:30 AM ET
Abilities First at Hershey
As the mother of a child with a rare neuromuscular condition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has had a large impact on my personal and professional life. Many of the modern conveniences we all use today originated due to the ADA. At Hershey, our Abilities First Business Resource Group (BRG) connects those employees living with a disability with employees who...
Aug 14, 2020 12:00 PM ET
Proud to Be #21 on DiversityInc’s 2020 Top 50 Companies for Diversity
Few companies on the planet can claim the success of being an iconic company for more than 125 years. Even fewer can authentically show their purpose day in and day out of making moments of goodness for consumers. At the core of the achievements throughout our history is the talent, energy and commitment of our diverse workforce. We are encouraged by the highest levels of leadership to bring...
Jul 24, 2020 11:30 AM ET

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