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Several local labor rights organizations mobilized May 21 during a shareholders’ meeting at Gap headquarters in downtown San Francisco, Calif., to urge the retail clothing giant to sign on to an...
By Sunita Sohrabji
June 3, 2013
March 25, 2013 Washington, DC -- The “Raise the Bar, Hershey!” coalition ( welcomed last week’s announcement from the Hershey Co. (HSY) that it has set deadlines to achieve...
March 25, 2013
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March 21, 2013
Washington, DC — Based on data revealed this week at the Department of Labor’s Child Labor Cocoa Coordinating Group (CLCCG), the non-profit groups behind the Raise The Bar, Hershey campaign (Global...
Raise the Bar, Hershey! Campaign
March 14, 2013
The Raise the Bar, Hershey! Campaign welcomed today’s announcement from the Hershey Co.
October 3, 2012
Whole Foods Market (NYSE: WFM) locations around the country will be removing one of  Hershey’s high end products-- Scharffen Berger chocolate-- from  shelves across the country by the end...
October 3, 2012
Washington DC - Leaders of several prominent human rights, consumer, and healthcare groups spoke out today in an appeal to Hershey’s leadership demanding reforms to the candy maker’s corporate social...
June 12, 2012
Popular Easter Chocolate Offerings Tainted By Child Labor; Over 5,000 Consumers Sign Petition to Hershey and Cadbury/Kraft CEO’s  The “Raise the Bar, Hershey!” Coalition which has called on The...
April 5, 2012
For most of us, Halloween has a strong association with candy. When you're little, you get to dress up and run around your neighborhood collecting it for free. When you're a bit older, you get to...
By Claire Thompson
October 25, 2011