Hasbro, Inc. Announces It is on Track to Further Reduce Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Based on Company's Stated Long-Term Goals
Company progress reported through independent, not-for-profit Carbon
PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), announced today that it is on track to reduce
global greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) a further 10 percent for the time
period 2008-2012, building upon earlier U.S. reductions of more than 43
percent from 2000-2007. The Company's decision to report its latest
progress through the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an extension of
its voluntary disclosure efforts through the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency's (EPA) Climate Leaders Program. Hasbro was the first
company in the state of Rhode Island and the toy industry to have joined
the Climate Leaders Program.
"Hasbro's commitment to sustainability has been, and continues to be a
high priority in virtually all facets of our operations, and we are
committed to reporting our progress to our employees, our shareholders
and consumers around the world who enjoy our brands, products and
immersive entertainment experiences," said Brian Goldner, Hasbro's
President and Chief Executive Officer.
Operational improvements contributing to the Company's GHG emissions
Lighting upgrades, LED and occupancy sensors installations
Window, door and roof insulation improvements
Energy efficient HVAC, machinery and equipment replacement
Conversion from fuel oil to natural gas for heating of production
areas at the company-owned East Longmeadow, MA manufacturing facility
About Hasbro, Inc.
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS)
is a branded play company providing children and families around the
world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on
the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to
television programming, motion pictures, video games and a comprehensive
licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its customers through the
strategic leveraging of well-known and beloved brands such as
TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I.
JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Hub, Hasbro's multi-platform
joint venture with Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA)
launched on October 10, 2010. The online home of The Hub is www.hubworld.com.
The Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC.
All rights reserved. Come see how we inspire play through our brands at http://www.hasbro.com.
© 2011 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Gary Serby, 401-727-5582
Source: Hasbro, Inc.
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