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Tell Fast Food Chains To Stop Serving Up Rainforest Destruction!


Rainforests and carbon-rich peatlands in Indonesia have been destroyed at a record-breaking pace in recent years. The leading causes of this destruction include expanding plantations for agri-business giants involved in the palm oil and paper industries. These disappearing forests are critical habitat for endangered species like the orangutan and Sumatran tiger. When they're cut and burned, they also become a leading cause of climate pollution, making Indonesia the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter after the U.S. and China. In the last year, leading consumer companies such as Nestle, Kraft and Unilever have begun to take action to clean up their supply chains. But fast food giant YUM! Brands, parent company to Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell and other restaurants, is lagging far behind. Greenpeace has repeatedly documented the company buying commodities linked to deforestation, including paper packaging from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), a leading forest destroyer in Indonesia. Yet, company executives have refused to take action to protect rainforests…or even acknowledge the problem. It’s time for YUM! executives to stop passing the buck, and start cleaning up their supply chains. Sign our petition to tell YUM! to stop serving up rainforest destruction!

This petition was delivered to:
  • Chief Marketing Officer, Pizza Hut
    Brian Niccol -
  • President and Chief Concept Officer, KFC
    Roger Eaton
  • Chairman, President and Chief Executive Office, Yum! Inc.
    David C. Novak
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Public Affairs Officer, Yum! Inc.
    Jonathan D. Blum

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