Corporate employees identify and activate strategic plans to help advance company goal of making a positive difference in society
Submitted by: McDonald's Corporation
Posted: Aug 12, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST
OAK BROOK, IL, Aug. 12 /CSRwire/ - McDonald’s Corp. today announced its biennial summary of innovation in the 2014 Global “Best of Green” report. “Best of Green” is a collection of best practices that illustrates progress in five categories – energy, recycling and waste, sustainable sourcing, engagement and greening the restaurants/workplace.
“The success of McDonald’s is built on the talent and ingenuity of the people in our system,” said Ken Koziol, McDonald’s chief restaurant officer. “Many of our best ideas come from company and franchisee employees at all levels, from all areas of the world. They see, first-hand, ways to improve practices that ultimately benefit the environment and the communities we serve.”
Highlights from the 2014 Best of Green report include:
Bob Langert, Vice President of Sustainability at McDonald’s said, “We are on a mission to leverage resources and talent across our global system to challenge the status quo and make meaningful, positive changes to the environment.”
“The stakeholders within McDonald’s are identifying practical, scalable and impactful ideas for their system,” said Sonal Pandya Dalal of Conservation International. “These good ideas can be shaped into programs that can make a real difference for people and the planet.”
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