Exciting news! In late October, KFC released a new sustainable packaging policy that we can get behind. We’ve been studying the implications of the policy and talking with the company’s biggest suppliers to ensure that there’s real change on the ground for our forests. After much analysis, we are now confident that it will.
Dogwood Alliance Delivers Up Sustainability at the YUM/KFC Shareholder’s Meeting. Environmental Group Calls on Company to Stop Stonewalling and Start Protecting Southern Forests and Communities; CEO Advises Dogwood Alliance to Meet with Chief Sustainability Officer.
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North Carolina based forest protection organization, Dogwood Alliance, was denied entry this morning to the Sustainable Operations Summit even though the group had been invited to attend by the conference organizers. It was soon discovered that the refusal of admittance came as a result of a request from Yum!Brands/KFC, whose Chief Sustainability Officer, Roger McClendon, is speaking on a panel at today’s conference.