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Yum! Brands Recognized on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies List

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Yum! Brands has once again been recognized on FORTUNE’s 2017 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in the food services industry. The list is one of the most respected indicators of corporate performance and reputation. Since 1997, FORTUNE has partnered with Korn Ferry Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, to compile the World’s Most Admired Companies based on the investment value, quality of management and social responsibility. To access the full list, click here.

Meet Donald | KFC Family Fund in Action


In June 2016, torrential rain caused flooding in West Virginia and parts of nearby Virginia. Twenty-three people lost their lives and thousands more were affected. KFC® Team Member Donald Blake was one of those people.

KFC Australia’s Commitment to Sustainable Building


KFC Australia has adopted a forward-thinking and progressive approach to rolling out its sustainable building program across their company-owned and franchise development network.  Their ambition is to design and build all new, company owned, restaurants to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifiable, and to reduce energy consumption by 15%.  LEED is a voluntary, consensus-based, market-driven program that provides global third-party verification of green buildings.

VIDEO | Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project

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Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project represents an expanded global commitment to literacy and reading. While one in five Americans have participated in the BOOK IT! literacy program, there are communities locally in the U.S. and all over the world that still need help. As a result, Pizza Hut has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise organization representing the largest network of educators serving kids in need, to implement a year-round fundraising effort.

Pizza Hut Launches the Literacy Project


September 8, 2016, marked a historical day in the history of the largest pizza company in the world, Pizza Hut. On that day, Pizza Hut announced a commitment to expand on its 30+ year commitment to BOOK IT! and unlock the potential of 100 million people around the world over the next 10 years through literacy and reading.

Yum! Brands Recognized as a 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplace In America®

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) has been recognized as a 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America, an awards program presented by Springbuk®.

The top one hundred employers will be recognized at the Corporate Wellness Conference® in Washington D.C. The winning organizations are honored for their commitment to employee health and exceptional corporate wellness programming. Over 5,000 employers applied for the Award nationally.

Taco Bell: Meet Live Más Scholarship Winners!


In 2016, Taco Bell and the Taco Bell Foundation launched the Live Más Scholarship, a program aimed at empowering the nation’s next generation of dreamers, innovators and creators – those whose passions don’t fall into the conventional “academic” or “athletic” qualifying categories of traditional scholarship programs.

After awarding scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 to 220 youth.  Taco Bell wanted to hear from the winners themselves to see what they thought about winning a Live Más Scholarship!

YUM! China Receives the 2016 CSR Excellence Award


Yum! China’s Hunger Initiative, “Donate One Yuan”, Project received the 2016 CSR Excellence Award at the “Invest in Green Future” Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Awards Ceremony and Summit in Shanghai.

Since the project’s launch 8 years ago, a total of $19 million USD (130 million yuan) has been donated to aid 185,000 under-privileged students with 30 million meals.

Pizza Hut Receives the 2016 Halo Award


Pizza Hut is a 2016 recipient of the HALO award, an honor given by the Food News Media which awards restaurant companies that provide genuine quality contributions to a happy healthy active lifestyle. Their efforts support various wellness programs for every team member and their food quality initiatives benefit both employees and customers.

KFC UK M​akes a D​ifference at S​unemployment R​oadshow


KFC UK added hope to more than 70 people at the 2016 Sunemployment Roadshow, a job fair campaign from one of the UK’s biggest newspapers created to place long-term unemployed people into jobs. The UK team has supported the roadshow for five years running and participated in the 2016 campaign’s three job fairs.

Many of these 70 new hires are coming out of hardships or disadvantaged backgrounds within the communities KFC stores are located.


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