Hasbro reaffirms its commitment to sustainability through renewable energy initiatives in support of a low carbon economy
The new global goal builds on a longstanding commitment to climate action leadership, and Hasbro has made significant progress already to achieve the goal. Specifically, Hasbro purchased 25,699 megawatt-hours of renewable energy certificates (RECs) to address 99.6 percent1 of its 2016 global electricity consumption. Additionally, the company purchased carbon offsets in 2016 to address its global carbon footprint. Cumulatively, this reduction in Hasbro's carbon footprint is similar to growing 766,411 trees per year for 10 years or not using 69,513 barrels of oil.
"Through renewable energy advancements, Hasbro continues to demonstrate
our deep commitment to the environment and our desire to play a
leadership role in building a safe and sustainable world for future
In 2015, Hasbro joined the
"At Hasbro, our commitment to sustainability runs deep, and we are
continuously looking for purposeful and innovative ways to reduce our
environmental footprint," said
Hasbro purchased renewable energy certificates and carbon offsets from
3Degrees, the nation's leading provider of comprehensive clean energy
services that enable organizations and individuals to transition towards
a low-carbon economy. The renewable energy certificates are from a mix
of renewable resources including wind, solar, biomass, landfill gas, or
hydroelectric sources. Hasbro purchased from projects located near major
Read Hasbro's 2016 renewable energy performance statement here.
To learn more about Hasbro's CSR efforts, please visit www.hasbro.com/csr.
1 Renewable energy certificates (RECs) were not available in all global markets at the time of Hasbro's REC purchases.
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,
LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner
brands. The Company's Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark
Pictures, are building its brands globally through great storytelling
and content on all screens. Through its commitment to corporate social
responsibility and philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to make the world a
better place for children and their families. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the
2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by
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