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.

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Hummus Will Save The World

Hummus has gone corporate, with brands such as Tribe and Sabra enjoying popularity and impressive sales. Plus, this spread could save the world.
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Near Death of Proposition 37 Proves California’s Initiative Process Needs Reform

Whatever your opinion is on Proposition 37, the proposition which would require companies operating in California to provide labels if their foods contain…
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How Safe Water Network’s Partnership With Companies Benefits the World’s Poor

Safe Water Network, which works with PepsiCo, IBM and Merck, takes a market-based approach to combat water scarcity in the developing world.
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Pepsico Gets “Instant” Lifecycle Analysis for 1,137 Products

A five-year partnership between Pepsico, the Earth Institute and Columbia Engineering at Columbia University has yielded a new lifecycle analysis software tool designed…
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Alex Bogusky Brings a Fearless Knife to the Prop 37 Gunfight Against Monsanto

Alex Bogusky, the fearless adman turned activist, is now the sixth largest donor to the pro-Proposition 37 campaign.
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How Companies Can Move Beyond Philanthropy in Developing Countries

PepsiCo's work with in India is a compelling study of how community work and local engagement not only build trust but are also smart…

Can PepsiCo Inspire Sustainable Development in Africa?

In an interview with Sanjeev Chadha, head of PepsiCo’s operations in the Middle East and Africa, he explained why Pepsi is bullish about…

World Water Week Opens With Somber Warnings to Business About Water Scarcity

The annual World Water Week opened here in rainy Stockholm over the weekend with a warning to business of the effect that the…
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GMO Labeling: Does Proposition 37 Pit “Children” Against “Parents?”

A number of small organic food companies are at odds with their parent corporations when it comes to the question of organic food…
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The Path to Leadership: PepsiCo Associates Volunteer in Ghana

International Corporate Volunteer programs are often highlighted for their potential as leadership development programs. We don’t spend a lot of time, however, discussing…
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The New Tobacco Wars with Joe Chemical and New Yorkers for Beverage Choices

Cigarettes have never been more popular. Well, at least on drawing board of two advocacy campaigns trying to shape public perception on controversial…

Do the Tobacco and Beverage Industries Share the Same CSR Playbook?

New research warns that public health advocates must continue to monitor the CSR activities of soda companies and remind the public and policymakers…
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PepsiCo’s 4.2 Billion Gallons of Water Conservation Scores Prestigious Water Award

This year the SIWI water conservation award goes to PepsiCo for the food and beverage giant’s achievements in reducing water consumption.
Cigarettes, Voting Rights, Gun Rights and Climate Change Becomes the Latest Company to Leave ALEC

Votes, guns, climate change and cigarettes: quits ALEC while Heartland Institute also sees support drying up.

New Anti-Bacterial Packaging to Prolong Pepsi’s Shelf-Life

Oplon Pure Science in Rehovot, Israel, has developed a new technology against the development of germs and bacteria in food products. The company…