KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Parent Advances Agenda Around Priority Areas of Food, Planet and People
Submitted by: Yum! Brands
Posted: Jul 30, 2019 – 10:51 AM EST
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jul. 30 /CSRwire/ - Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today released its 2018 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Progress Update, outlining the Company’s work to advance its citizenship and sustainability agenda around its strategic focus areas of Food, Planet and People.
“As a global citizen, Yum! Brands believes in acting responsibly as we grow KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell around the world when it comes to serving food people trust, growing sustainably and unlocking potential in our people,” said Greg Creed, CEO, Yum! Brands, Inc. “I couldn’t be more proud of the tremendous progress our organization has made over the past year to advance our Recipe for Good agenda and to drive socially responsible growth and manage risk.”
The Company’s citizenship and sustainability strategy, called its Recipe for Good, plays an important role in uniting customers, employees, franchisees and the supply chain around its most material issues. Yum! is focused on leveraging its scale and the power of its brands to help address global issues including working to remove antibiotics important to human medicine in its food production, expanding its deforestation commitments and progressing its work around diversity and inclusion.
The content in the 2018 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Progress Update reflects key announcements and commitments made since Yum! published its first investor-grade report last year. Highlights include:
For more information and to view the Yum! 2018 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Progress Update, visit yum.com/citizenship.
About Yum! Brands, Inc.
Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 48,000 restaurants in more than 145 countries and territories primarily operating the company’s restaurant brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food. Worldwide, the Yum! Brands system opens over eight new restaurants per day on average, making it a leader in global retail development. In 2018, Yum! Brands was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and ranked among the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. In 2019, Yum! Brands was named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second consecutive year.
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