The Hershey Company (Hershey), a US based chocolate and confectionery company that also produces snacks such as meat snacks, spreads, and bars, ranks 24th out of 38 companies. It discloses less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. Compared to 2016, the company demonstrates limited improvements; it does disclose more information on traceability. While in 2016 the company noted that it "does not publically disclose information on its supplier base," the company has since disclosed the names of some of its palm oil suppliers and the countries of palm oil mills supplying 97% of its palm oil. The company is encouraged to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of purchasing practices, recruitment, and remedy.
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Commitment and Governance
Traceability and Risk Assessment