Yum China Submits Near-Term Science-Based GHG Emissions Reduction Targets for Validation
SHANGHAI, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Yum China Holdings, Inc. ((the ", Company", or ", Yum China", , NYSE:YUMC) today issued its fifth annual sustainability report. Yum China’s The 2021 Sustainability Report highlights the Company’s commitment to sustainability and provides an overview of progress made in 2021 towards its sustainability goals.
Yum China formally submitted the near-term science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets to the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) for validation on 8th June, 2022. The specific targets, in line with criteria and recommendations of SBTi, are expected to be announced before the end of 2022 following official approval from SBTi. The targets will provide a clearly defined pathway for Yum China to reach net-zero value chain GHG emissions by 2050.
“As we continue to navigate the challenges brought by COVID-19, we remain steadfast in our long-term commitment to sustainability and sustainable growth,” said Joey WatCEO of Yum China. “We will continue to collaborate with stakeholders across the value chain to transform and find innovative solutions for sustainable growth. I am confident that together we will continue to make meaningful progress towards a more sustainable future.”
Focusing on areas where the Company’s expertise and scale can have the most meaningful impact, Yum China’s 2021 Sustainability Report shares progress across three strategic pillars: Food, Environment and People. Highlights include:
- Committed to providing customers with delicious, safe, nutritious, and high-quality food, the Company further enhanced food safety management through an industry-leading intelligent …