PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2019--
Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named Hasbro,
Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) to its 20th annual 100 Best Corporate
Citizens ranking. The list recognizes the standout environmental, social
and governance (ESG) performance of the 1,000 largest U.S. public
This is the eighth consecutive year Hasbro has ranked in the top 25, due
to its commitments to climate change, environmental sustainability,
human rights, diversity and inclusion, and transparency.
“Corporate Social Responsibility is fundamental to how we operate our
business,” said Brian Goldner, chairman and CEO, Hasbro, Inc. “We
believe that by fulfilling our purpose to make the world a better place
for children and their families, we are also doing the right thing for
our shareholders and key stakeholders. We’re proud that the Hasbro logo
is a trustmark for consumers around the world, and appreciate that our
global teams are achieving success the right way: by living our values
and building long-term value.”
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking documents 98 ESG factors of
disclosure and performance measures, harvested from publicly-available
information in seven categories: environment, climate change, human
rights, stakeholders, employee relations, governance and finance. The
list ranks the Russell 1000 Index.
“CR Magazine is proud to present a corporate ranking that
advances ESG transparency,” said Dave Armon, 3BL Media CEO which
publishes CR Magazine. “Since 1999, the 100 Best Corporate
Citizens ranking has celebrated corporate transparency and performance
to drive progress, build trust and promote accountability on ESG issues.
We congratulate those honored on this year's list for their commitment
to corporate responsibility and sustainability.”
This achievement builds on the recognition Hasbro has already received
this year, having recently been named one of the World’s Most Ethical
Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the eighth
year, and among America’s Most Reputable Companies by the Reputation
Institute, the world’s foremost research and advisory firm focused
solely on corporate reputations. Hasbro has also been named to the Civic
50 list of Most Community-Minded Companies for the past six years.
CR Magazine is America's leading voice on corporate
responsibility, providing case studies, analyzing best practices and
tracking trends in ESG. For access to the complete 100 Best Corporate
Citizens ranking visit www.3blassociation.com.
HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating
the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to
television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers
a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands,
including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY
ALIVE and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands.
Through its entertainment labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark
Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great
storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making
the world a better place for children and their families through
corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 13
on the 2019 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and
has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere
Institute for the past eight years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com,
and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro)
and Instagram (@Hasbro).
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Source: Hasbro, Inc.