KFC Cuts Carbon Footprint With E-Bikes for Deliveries


Quick-service restaurant chain KFC has moved to further reduce the company’s carbon footprint with the rollout of its pioneering electric bike fleet for food delivery in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

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Frankly Speaking With Franchisees: Turning Obstacles to Opportunities


Yum! Brands is a world-class family of restaurant brands with more than 2,000 franchisees who bring their own delicious flavors to the business and individual communities. Each one is unique and serves as the cornerstone of a new series called Frankly Speaking With Franchisees that documents their stories. Between them, they own 50,000 KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill restaurants in 150 countries and territories across the globe, making their voices integral to the company. 

Tracy Skeans Promoted to Chief Operating Officer at Yum! Brands

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LOUISVILLE, KY, February 4, 2021 – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the promotion of Tracy Skeans to Chief Operating Officer. Skeans, who has been with the Company for 20 years, has served as Chief Transformation and People Officer since 2016. Skeans’ promotion to COO formalizes the expanded role she is already playing to drive cross-brand collaboration on operational execution, people capability and customer experience imperatives that will fuel same-store sales and net-new unit growth.

Yum! Brands Named to 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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LOUISVILLE, KY, January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) was named to the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the Company’s commitment to advancing women’s equality and transparency in gender reporting. Yum! is one of 380 companies included on the 2021 Bloomberg GEI, which covers 11 sectors across 44 countries and regions, and brings transparency around gender-related practices and policies by encouraging disclosure of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data.

Yum! Brands Advances Its Sustainability Journey Through Transparent Reporting To CDP

The company’s 2020 climate and water scores improved from last year, advancing from Bs to the A category.

Transparency around climate and energy work is a top priority for Yum! Brands and is reflected in its 11-year history of reporting to CDP, a leader in environmental disclosure. This year, the company achieved both climate and water scores of an A-, a year-over-year improvement for each response. Yum! also continued expanding its forest reporting beyond paper and palm to include beef. 

Yum! Brands Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America for Fourth Year in a Row

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., November 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) was once again named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for its continued commitment to responsible and sustainable business practices. This is the fourth year in a row the Company has been named to DJSI, regarded as one of the leading sustainability benchmarks among both businesses and investors.

A Closer Look: Yum! Brands' Plant-Based Food Journey


Motivated by a combination of environmental sustainability and diversity in diet, consumers are driving changes to food patterns across the world. All it takes is a glance at restaurant menus or the refrigerated sections of grocery stores to see that plant-based food is likely more than a passing trend.

How KFC U.S., Taco Bell U.S. and the Habit Burger Grill Turned Spare Change Into More Than $30 Million for Charity


This is a story of how the donation of a few pennies led to millions of dollars in college scholarships, education grants, food for hungry children, gas cards and even natural disaster relief.

It all has to do with scale. A few pennies alone won’t buy much, but when a 20-cent donation is multiplied by thousands of restaurants across the United States, the give-back potential proves enormous — especially when the act, known as “checkout charity,” is executed by the world’s largest restaurant company.

Yum! Brands Annual Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report Showcases Company's Strategic Investment in Socially Responsible Growth

KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill parent advances agenda around priority areas of people, food and planet
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today released its annual Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report, highlighting the Company’s strategic investment in socially responsible growth and outlining efforts of its KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill  brands to make a meaningful impact in three strategic focus areas: people, food and planet.


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