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.

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…

Sustainability at PepsiCo Generated $375 Million in Cost Savings

PepsiCo’s recent claim that since 2010, it has reaped $375 million in savings due to its sustainability initiatives, is encouraging news. Improved water…

Industry-Led Water Innovation is a Vital Investment in Our Future

PepsiCo's Chief Sustainability Officer explains how water stewardship is a strategic investment in long-term business resilience and sustainability.

Time for Snack Food Companies to Commit to Ethical Palm Oil

Rainforest Action Network (RAN) is calling out 20 laggards that are, by refusing to enact strong palm oil procurement policies, allowing for social…

Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…

Even in Business, Trust Leads to Growth

Last month, members of the Consumer Goods Forum, representing more than 400 top multinationals in the consumer goods industry, gathered to discuss a…

3p Weekend: 10 Corporate Leaders in Water Stewardship

This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day -- a day to celebrate water and make a difference for those who lack access…