McDonald’s to slash carbon emissions across UK business by 2040

The chain will open its first 'net-zero' restaurant in Shropshire next month.

Weekly Global News Wrap: U.S. drive-thrus slow down; McDonald’s Happy Meals going green; RBI targets net-zero emissions

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More chains report shortages as supply crisis deepens

Logistics UK, which represents freight firms, and the British Retail Consortium, said a shortfall of some 90,000 HGV drivers was the root of the problem.

McDonald's Germany trials new packaging concept at 30 sites

The company says it will save around 70% of packaging material.

McDonald’s UK and Ireland names Michelle Graham-Clare as SVP, CMO

She was promoted from her position as vice president for marketing & food development.

McDonald’s to hire 20,000 workers, eyes 50 new restaurants in UK & Ireland

It currently employs more than 130,000 crew members in the two countries.