PepsiCo: CSR & Sustainability News

PepsiCo Inc. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York, United States, with interests in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of grain-based snack foods, beverages, and other products. PepsiCo was formed in 1965 with the merger of the Pepsi-Cola Company and Frito-Lay, Inc.

21 Percent of Palm Oil Now Responsibly Sourced

The RSPO recently announced that 21 percent of the world's palm oil supply is now certified as sustainably sourced. NGOs reply, however, that…

More CEOs Speaking Out on Immigration

More CEOs are increasingly speaking out about the role immigration has in maintaining a vibrant U.S. economy - even some who are serving…

NGO Attacks Pepsi’s Palm Oil Sourcing and Links to Deforestation, Human Rights Abuses

Rainforest Action Network continues to pressure PepsiCo about its palm oil sourcing, and its links to deforestation and human rights. This time, RAN…

NGOs: Key Palm Oil Players Are Still Linked to Deforestation and Human Rights Abuse

New satellite photos released by the NGO Mighty reveal evidence that a South Korean-owned palm oil producer is violating its self-imposed moratorium on…

PepsiCo Acquires Kombucha Beverage Maker KeVita

Last week, beverage and snack foods giant PepsiCo acquired the popular brand KeVita, a California-based company that bottles kombucha, probiotic and apple vinegar…

7 Global Food Conglomerates Partner on Water Stewardship Commitments

The companies are participating in the AgWater Challenge, a collaborative initiative organized by Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

PepsiCo Tackles Child Hunger with Summer Meals

Hunger in America harshly affects 1 in 5 children. PepsiCo decided to take action with a hunger-relief program that has distributed 6.5 million…

Study Suggests First Soda Tax in U.S. Is Working

According to the American Journal of Pediatric Health, consumption of sugary drinks in the Bay Area city of 117,000 decreased by 21 percent…

Animated Video Highlights Labor Abuses in Palm Oil Supply Chain

Rainforest Action Network released an animated video on Facebook earlier this week that highlights its beef with the palm oil industry. The clear…

Palm Oil’s Impact on People and the Planet Is Getting Worse, Say NGOs

The efforts of NGOs such as Greenpeace, Rainforest Action Network and the World Resources Institute demonstrate that the global palm oil industry has…

Suspended Palm Oil Producer Drops Lawsuit Against RSPO

Earlier this week, palm oil supplier IOI Group announced it will withdraw its lawsuit against the RSPO as more consumer brands broke ties…

Skipping Breakfast May Not Be the End of the World After All

The daily breakfast is not a panacea for everyone, and studies that insist on that morning meal often use dubious methodology -- or…

The Business Case for Science-Based Water Targets

A World Resources Institute analyst points out that while companies and governments have found consistency in how they approach carbon emissions and climate…

Gatorade Goes Organic, Responds to Consumer Demand for Non-GMOs

Is the reformulation of the often celebrity-endorsed, sugary, neon sports drink enough to sway consumer consumption?

5 Companies Engaging Their Employees Around Sustainability

Sustainability helps to create a more positive brand and increases a company’s leadership role within the industry. These five companies are well-known for…