Dogwood Alliance Barred from Sustainable Operations Summit at the Request of KFC

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.

New Report: Greening Fast Food Packaging

Our new report, “Greening Fast Food Packaging: A Road Map to Best Practices,” highlights the key environmental attributes of fast food packaging and provides a simple path forward to more sustainable packaging. In addition to highlighting companies that have exerted leadership on these key issues, it includes an easy to use survey for fast food chains and individual restaurants to assess their packaging.

Greening Fast Food Packaging report cover

KFC Occupied

Concerned Customers & Activists Across the U.S. Demonstrate at Over 150 KFC Restaurants Calling on the Company to Green Its Packaging (Our press release from today’s #OccupyKFC day of action!