08 Dec '11, 11am

Hasbro Targets Greener Packaging and Supply Chain

Hasbro Targets Greener Packaging and Supply Chain

GI Joe has been green since 1964, when the action figure first went into battle for toymaker Hasbro . Now the plastic and cardboard package he comes in will be environmentally-friendly, too. So will the packaging for such classic toys and games as Mr. Potato Head, Play-Doh, Monopoly and Candy Land, all of which, along with more recent phenomena like Littlest Pet Shop and the Transformers, are made by Hasbro, a Pawtucket, RI-based firm that sold about $4 billion of toys last year. Hasbro releases its first corporate social responsibility report today, and it should be available here . The company offered me a preview of the report and a chance to talk with Brian Goldner, the company's CEO, and Kathrin Belliveau, vice president of corporate responsibility at Hasbro. Hasbro was formed by brothers Henry and Helal Hassenfeld (get it, Has-bro?) in 1923, and family member Alan Ha...

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