PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) was recently ranked No. 137 on the Maplecroft
Climate Innovation Indexes (CII) Benchmark, which is part of the
Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes (CII). According to the
organization, the Maplecroft CII is the single most exhaustive study of
the 360 largest U.S.-based multinational companies and how they manage
and adapt to climate change, with a special focus on innovation.
Examples of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives at
Hasbro that were evaluated and highlighted as key strengths as part of
the Maplecroft CII Benchmark selection process include:
Hasbro published a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 10
percent by 2012 from a 2008 baseline and had successfully achieved
this target in 2010.
Hasbro has achieved certification to the international Environmental
Management System standard ISO 14001 at its two owned and operated
The Maplecroft CII considers U.S. stocks with a free-float market
capitalization of more than $1 billion (USD), and each company is rated
against more than 100 performance-based criteria. These criteria
include: technological innovation and new working practices to combat
climate change impacts; management of climate-related issues; adaption
to physical climate-related risks, such as flooding or more extreme
weather events throughout the supply chain; and the reduction of
greenhouse gas emissions.
This recognition builds on the leadership distinctions Hasbro has
received from several prestigious organizations in 2012 for its CSR
efforts. Hasbro was recently ranked 23rd on Corporate
Responsibility Magazine's 100
Best Corporate Citizens list as well as being recognized as one of
the "2012 World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere
Institute. Additionally, Hasbro received an inaugural Climate
Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as a
result of its continued efforts to address climate change and reduce
greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
For more information about Hasbro's commitment to corporate social
responsibility, visit www.hasbro.com/csr.
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, digital gaming
and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its
global customers with innovative, 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 Company's Hasbro Studios
develops and produces television programming for markets around the
world. Programming in the U.S. is distributed on The Hub TV Network, a
multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications
(NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Through the Company's deep commitment to
corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is
helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and
to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families
every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of
the "World's Most Ethical Companies" and is ranked as one of Corporate
Responsibility Magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens." Learn more at www.hasbro.com.
© 2012 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Gary Serby, 401-727-5582
Debbie Hancock, 401-727-5401
Source: Hasbro, Inc.
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