Hallmark | Caring In Action

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Hallmark | Caring In Action

Hallmark’s business is built on helping people form emotional connections to make a genuine difference in the lives of others. That’s true not only of our products, but also the way we create them.

It’s also a long-standing tradition. Founder J.C. Hall strongly believed that the economic, civic, cultural and social strength of a community is reflected in its citizens and, by extension, Hallmark employees.

His son and current chairman, Donald J. Hall, felt the same way, leading an effort to articulate a code of beliefs and values to guide our work, and influencing philanthropy and a multitude of civic initiatives in Kansas City. His sons – Donald J. Hall, Jr., CEO, and David E. Hall, president, – in turn, are carrying forward the same sense of commitment to community and responsible business practices.

Commitment at the top means that being a good corporate citizen isn’t just something we talk about at Hallmark. It’s the essence of who we are. As part of this commitment, view Hallmark’s most recent Social Responsibility Report, which provides a comprehensive look at Hallmark’s community involvement, sustainability, and diversity and inclusion progress. Initiatives in 2016 from operations in Kansas City and around world are included to provide a more complete story about our global company’s diverse portfolio of businesses including Hallmark Greetings, Hallmark Retail, Hallmark Home & Gifts, Crown Media, Crayola and Crown Center.

Click here to download our 2017 Caring In Action Report.

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Hallmark Is Advancing Supplier Diversity
In 2017, Hallmark’s spend with diverse suppliers — those owned by minorities, women, veterans and members of the LGBTQ community — increased 12 percent from 2016 with 9 percent of its diverse spend coming from new suppliers, a 3 percent increase over the prior year. The company’s supplier diversity efforts demonstrate its commitment to promoting economic growth and sustainability within...
Feb 20, 2019 9:05 AM ET
Hallmark Provides Opportunities for Diverse Students to Build Their Skills for Future Careers in the Entertainment Industry
“Having employees from diverse multicultural backgrounds makes our business stronger, our programming better and our workforce more innovative.” - Bill Abbott, CEO, Crown Media Family Networks
Feb 5, 2019 12:15 PM ET
Hallmark's DaySpring Greeting Cards Business Achieves Zero-Waste to Landfill Status
2017 marked the fifth straight year that DaySpring, a Hallmark Greetings business, has achieved “zero waste to landfill” status at their facility in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. They have found alternate ways to process waste generated by DaySpring operations, either by recycling or burning at a waste-to-energy facility. DaySpring’s annual waste reduction efforts resulted in: ...
Jan 29, 2019 11:50 AM ET
Hallmark Fosters Diversity in Entertainment Industry
Thanks to partnerships with organizations committed to advancing the careers of talented individuals with a wide range of backgrounds, capabilities and experiences, Hallmark’s collective Kansas City-based businesses saw a 20 percent increase in full-time diversity hires in salaried positions during the last year. “It’s imperative that we have a diverse workforce to create the diverse...
Jan 22, 2019 10:05 AM ET
Putting the Freeze on Energy Use at Crown Center Ice Terrace
Download our full 2017 “Caring In Action” Social Responsibility Report here. ​
Jan 3, 2019 10:00 AM ET