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Yum! Canada Earns Top Great Place to Work Honors

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Yum! Global Newsroom: People

The Yum! Canada team earned top Canadian restaurant company honor, placing 16th in the Large and Multinational Company category for Great Place to Work this year. But they didn’t stop there – they also claimed the 11th spot as a Great Place to Work for Women!

Food Waste Reduction Alliance Briefs U.S. House of Representatives Staffers


Last week, members of the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA) – representing the nation’s grocers, food manufacturers and restaurants – briefed staff from the U.S. House of Representatives on the alliance’s mission and progress to mitigate food waste in the U.S.

Pizza Hut: The Pizza Company That Lives Life Unboxed


Since 1958, the principles and values of Pizza Hut remained the same: Hire people who you like, serve a high-quality pizza every time and always thank the customer for their business.

KFC Restaurant General Manager Earns His GED and Inspires Others

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KFC Restaurant General Manager (RGM) Sean Cunningham recently earned his GED credential through the KFC Foundation’s REACH HIGH® – High School Equivalency Program.

Sean is just one of hundreds who are receiving assistance through REACH HIGH, a year-round program open to all restaurant employees – Restaurant General Managers, Assistant Managers, Shift Supervisors and hourly Team Members – at participating KFC restaurants.

Taco Bell: Feeding People’s Life with Más


Taco Bell Corp. is the nation’s leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant (QSR) brand. But at their core, they are a business fueled by much more than food. Their purpose is to feed people’s life with más: engaging with and supporting the communities they serve, investing in the potential of their team members and today’s youth through education, and evolving their menu and restaurant design to meet the needs of their customers.

Pizza Hut Harvest: Fighting Food Waste, Hunger and Greenhouse Emissions, One Slice of Pizza at a Time

Guest Blog by Tyler Hampton, Yum! Brands Foundation

We’ve all been there. That point when you realize you ordered too much food at a restaurant or bought more groceries than you can eat before expiration.  Throwing away perfectly good food knowing that there are plenty of hungry people out there who could benefit from a hot meal, you might feel a moment of guilt when you chuck your leftovers in the trash. In these instances we all have a hand to play in the food waste epidemic and it’s no different for global businesses.

A Drink to Water Conservation


The drought in California – home to almost 40 million people and a $54 billion agricultural industry – has helped raise awareness of the value of water. Since the first World Water Day, on March 22, 1993, water has increased in its prominence on the international stage as the recognized lifeblood of society and the environment upon which we depend. Water scarcity and the wise use of this resource are more pertinent than ever.

Yum! Brands Announces 2015 Global Volunteerism Awards


Yum! Brands announced its 2015 global volunteer program awarded 60 volunteer grants with a total value of $325,000 USD, including a $25,000 grand prize volunteer grant to The Healing Place in Louisville, KY. Employees from 20 countries tracked over 40,000 volunteer hours working with their favorite charities on more than 150 community impact projects in 2015.

Yum! China Recognized for Outstanding Contribution to Poverty Relief


The 2015 Annual China Corporate Charity Work Awards Summit was held recently at Beijing’s China World Hotel, where Yum! Restaurants China received recognition for its outstanding contribution to poverty relief in China.

Yum! Brands Feeds the World in 2015

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At Yum! Brands, we have a strong legacy of fighting hunger. Since 2007, Yum! has provided 2.6 billion meals by raising over $640 million in cash and food donations in the fight against global hunger.

Take a look at the snapshot above that captures how we raised funds and awareness around hunger in 2015.


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