Hershey Makes Bold Environmental Commitments

May 11, 2021 11:50 AM ET

The Hershey Company has announced new commitments to advance its environmental progress and contribute to global climate action. Hershey has set ambitious new goals to reduce its global emissions in line with the global best practice of the Paris Climate Agreement, to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C.

After committing the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to develop targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in line with the best available climate science, Hershey has announced its goal to reduce its absolute Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by more than 50% and its absolute Scope 3 emissions by 25% by 2030, compared to a 2018 baseline.