This excerpt taken from the HSY DEF 14A filed Mar 10, 2008.
The proposed Bylaw would establish a Board Committee on Human Rights which would review and make policy recommendations regarding human rights issues raised by the companys
activities and policies. We believe the proposed Board Committee on Human Rights could be an effective mechanism for addressing the human rights implications of the companys activities and policies as they emerge anywhere in the world. In defining human rights, proponents suggest that the committee could use the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as nonbinding benchmark or reference documents.