Finger lickin' good news: KFC promises a better bucket

Posted by Amy Moas — 4 April 2013 at 11:38am - Comments
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Your support forced KFC to adopt better paper policies

Thanks to pressure from thousands of people around the globe, Yum! Brands, the largest restaurant company in the world and parent company of KFC, has released a new set of commitments which could make the paper and packaging it uses much more rainforest-friendly.

Timeline: how you persuaded Asia Pulp and Paper to stop cutting down Indonesia's rainforests

Posted by Richardg — 5 February 2013 at 12:05pm - Comments

This morning, Asia Pulp and Paper - the world's third largest paper and packaging company - announced that it was turning over a new leaf. It's promised to stop chopping down Indonesia's rainforests, home to the last tigers and endangered orangutans.

APP commits to end deforestation!

Posted by Bustar Maitar — 5 February 2013 at 11:10am - Comments
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Great news for forest dwellers

Today was a day I have at times feared might never come, but I’ve just emerged from a packed press conference in Jakarta for the launch of Asia Pulp & Paper’s new ‘Forest Conservation Policy’ aimed to end its involvement in deforestation.

KFC’s sauces aren’t just for chicken. VOTE for the sauce you’d like the Colonel dipped in

Posted by efreeman — 8 November 2012 at 11:52am - Comments

While the US voted, the world held it's breath. But although the US elections are now over, voting is still taking place. And this time you get the chance to take part as polling stations open for The Big Dip’im where KFC’s Colonel Sanders will be plunged into a giant bucket of his own sauce. You get to choose the flavour!

KFC campaign spreads across the world

Posted by efreeman — 5 November 2012 at 4:30pm - Comments
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Volunteers in Los Angeles march against KFC

Pressure mounts on KFC to stop trashing rainforests for packaging as the campaign spreads across the world. With two KFC national divisions now declaring they will rule out Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), how much longer will KFC's global headquarters hold out against the public outcry?

Success with KFC UK and Ireland! But it's not over yet...

Posted by efreeman — 30 October 2012 at 4:01pm - Comments
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Orangutans taking action outside KFC in London

Great news! We've gained an important win in protecting Indonesia's rainforests as KFC UK & Ireland commit to excluding suppliers actively involved in rainforest clearance. 

Don’t blame the tigers, blame deforestation.

Posted by efreeman — 30 October 2012 at 11:57am - Comments
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Sumadi, whose son was killed by a tiger

As a teenage boy is killed by a tiger forced out of its natural habitat by deforestation, we ask how serious must this get before KFC publicly cut ties with companies pulping rainforests? 

Will KFC boss give us the nuggets we need or just more salad dressing?

Posted by Rolf Skar — 23 October 2012 at 11:27am - Comments
KFC board of directors
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KFC: still killing rainforests

KFC recently uploaded a new statement to their website called Sustainable Sourcing and Waste Recovery. Is this the start of KFC’s response to the campaign that has seen hundreds of thousands of people tell them to stop driving the destruction of rainforests?

KFC: CEO gets industry gong, but ignores plight of tigers

Posted by Rolf Skar — 3 August 2012 at 12:37pm - Comments
A giant KFC 'box' in a deforested area of Sumatra, Indonesia
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KFC: still no good for rainforests

David Novak - the CEO of Yum Brands, owners of KFC - was awarded best CEO of the year last night at a dinner event at New York’s stock exchange. This won’t be a surprise in corporate circles: after 15 years at the company and releasing his own book on management, Taking People With You, Novak is known for his leadership.

KFC Canada gets a friendly reminder: sustainable packaging needed

Posted by Shane Moffatt — 31 July 2012 at 4:22pm - Comments
Tiger cookies presented to staff at KFC Canada
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Is KFC taking the biscuit?

KFC headquarters in the US still has its head in the sand about its links to forest destruction, but Greenpeace campaigners around the world are finding inventive ways to challenge the status quo. This time by speaking directly to the people who work at the company’s headquarters... with cookies.

Greenpeace volunteers and forest campaign staff visited the Canadian headquarters of KFC bright and early one morning last week for a friendly visit. This time bearing gifts of coffee and tiger-themed cookies.

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