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.

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…

PepsiCo’s Factory of the Future

A guest op-ed by Al Halvorsen Sr. Director of Environmental Sustainability for PepsiCo.

Practices Make Perfect: 5 Aspects of Sustainable Management

How do leading, well-managed companies consistently deliver top performance and seek ever higher human impact and profit? Five elements of their management systems…

Brand Ripple at PepsiCo

The concept of brand has rippled, or expanded, greatly with the rise of sustainability. Speaking with Robert ter Kuile, PepsiCo’s senior director of…
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Electric Delivery Trucks Save Big Bucks

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has come out with a new study that shows the payback period for a new delivery-type electric truck…

Pepsico Achieves Positive Water Balance in India

Pepsico and its rival Coco-Cola have often been accused of over-exploitation of water in India. Both companies have been engaging in water footprint analysis to…
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Mexican Farmers Win Economic Opportunities and Create Healthier Supply Chains

PepsiCo, has committed to purchasing sunflower oil sourced from farmers in Mexico. The arrangement will also lead to its snack food products becoming…
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PepsiCo Invests in Ethiopian Chickpea Production

Chickpea enthusiasts might be pleased to learn that this super food has the potential to start showing up in many more products. That’s…