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Hasbro Recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere for Eighth Consecutive Year
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Hasbro Recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere for Eighth Consecutive Year

Recognition honors companies who recognize their role to influence
and drive positive change

PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), a global play and entertainment company, has
been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining
and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2019
World’s Most Ethical Companies
. Hasbro has been recognized eight
years in a row, and is one of only three honorees in the consumer
products industry.

“At Hasbro, we take pride in doing the right thing, simply because it’s
the right thing to do,” said Brian Goldner, Chairman and CEO, Hasbro,
Inc. “We are honored to once again be recognized as one of the World’s
Most Ethical Companies, and believe it speaks to our unwavering
commitment to conducting our business responsibly and acting with

In 2019, 128 honorees were recognized spanning 21 countries and 50
industries. The thirteenth class of honorees profoundly illustrate how
companies continue to be the driving force for improving communities,
building capable and empowered workforces, and fostering corporate
cultures focused on ethics and a strong sense of purpose.

“Today, employees, investors and stakeholders are putting their greatest
trust in companies to take leadership on societal issues. Companies that
take the long view with a purpose-based strategy are proven to not only
outperform but last,” said Ethisphere’s Chief Executive Officer, Timothy
Erblich. “I congratulate everyone at Hasbro for earning this

Methodology & Scoring

The World’s Most Ethical Companies assessment is based upon the
Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics
® (EQ) framework, which offers a quantitative way
to assess a company’s performance in an objective, consistent and
standardized manner. The information collected provides a comprehensive
sampling of definitive criteria of core competencies rather than all
aspects of corporate governance, risk, sustainability, compliance and

Scores are generated in five key categories: ethics and compliance
program (35 percent), culture of ethics (20 percent), corporate
citizenship and responsibility (20 percent), governance (15 percent) and
leadership and reputation (10 percent). All companies that participate
in the assessment process receive their scores, providing them with
valuable insights into how they stack up against leading organizations.


The full list of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies can be found at

In addition to this recognition from the Ethisphere Institute, Hasbro
was ranked No. 5 on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for 2018 by CR
and Brian Goldner was honored as a 2018
Top Thought Leader in Trust
by the non-profit organization, Trust
Across America
, for his commitment to enhancing and encouraging
trustworthy business behavior.

To learn more about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Hasbro,
and read our CSR Report, Playing
with Purpose

About Hasbro

Hasbro (NASDAQ: 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,
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. 5 on the 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR
, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical
Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past eight years. Learn more
and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro) and Instagram (@Hasbro).



Katy Hendrickson

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