Yum! Brands Earns Spot on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Louisville, KY, May 8, 2018 – Yum! Brands has once again been named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) for its commitment to sustainable business practices.

“We’re proud to be recognized again this year by CR Magazine because it demonstrates our ongoing commitment to building sustainable brands that people trust and champion,” said Jon Hixson, VP of Government Relations and Global Citizenship for Yum! Brands. “As a global franchisor, we take our role as a global citizen and the impact of our brands on society very seriously. We’re on a journey to serve food people trust, grow sustainably and unlock the potential of our people by focusing on what our many internal and external stakeholders truly care about.”

CR Magazine’s 19th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of public companies across the United States. Companies are evaluated using publicly accessible records and documents and the analysis includes 260 data points on environmental, climate change, human rights, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy and financial performance. View the full 2018 list of companies here.

For more information about Yum! Brands’ corporate responsibility efforts, visit www.yum.com.

About Yum! Brands

Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 45,000 restaurants in more than 135 countries and territories and is one of the Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders in North America. In 2018, Yum! Brands was recognized as part of the inaugural Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. In 2017, Yum! Brands was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and ranked among the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. The company’s restaurant brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – are global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories.  Worldwide, the Yum! Brands system opens over seven new restaurants per day on average, making it a leader in global retail development.

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