PepsiCo Announces New Packaging Goal For 25% Recycled Plastic Content By 2025

As part of its sustainable plastics vision, PepsiCo, Inc. today announced a new goal to strive to use 25 percent recycled content in its plastic packaging by 2025. PepsiCo aims to achieve this goal by collaborating with suppliers and partners, helping to increase consumer education, fostering cross-industry and public-private partnerships, and advocating for improved recycling infrastructure and regulatory reform, all of which are required to realize our ambition. The goal includes an aim specific to PET (polyethylene terephthalate) beverage bottles to achieve 33% recycled PET content by 2025. “PepsiCo’s sustainable…

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PepsiCo Launches Nutrition Greenhouse Program to Support Food and Beverage Brands Driving Change in North America

PepsiCo announced today the launch of its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program in North America, an innovation initiative designed to discover and support emerging brands in the food and beverage sector. The North American program follows the launch of PepsiCo’s Nutrition Greenhouse in Europe, now in its second year. In 2017, eight start-ups in the European program delivered an estimated combined sales growth of over €10 million – a fourfold increase throughout the duration of the 6-month program.    “Nutrition Greenhouse is part of our commitment to open innovation and collaborating…

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PepsiCo Expands Safe Water Access to nearly 16 Million People, Achieving More than 60 Percent of Company’s Performance with Purpose 2025 Goal

PepsiCo today announced it has expanded access to safe water to nearly 16 million people in some of the world’s most water-stressed areas, including 10 million people in India, since it launched its Performance with Purpose vision in 2006. The company has invested more than $40 million in safe water access solutions with strategic partners as part of its goal to support a total of 25 million people with safe water access by 2025. “At PepsiCo, we believe water is a fundamental human right and that access to safe water…

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PepsiCo Fourth Annual “Rolling Remembrance” Campaign Will Benefit Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation

In remembrance of military members who have lost their lives while serving the United States, and in honor of the surviving families, PepsiCo launched its fourth annual “Rolling Remembrance” relay to help spread awareness for Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (Fallen Patriots) in Seattle. After leaving Seattle, this year’s “Rolling Remembrance” relay will journey more than 8,000 miles throughout the United States and will conclude in White Plains, N.Y. Thursday, May 24, ahead of Memorial Day. Using normal business routes, U.S. Military Veteran PepsiCo North America Beverages and Frito-Lay North America drivers…

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Arts in Education Inspires the Newest Design Series by LIFEWTR®

LIFEWTR, a brand committed to advancing and showcasing the sources of creativity and inspiring the next generation of artists, earlier this year announced it was championing Arts in Education as its fourth design series. While arts education has a significant impact on students beyond self-expression, it is increasingly disappearing from schools. 80 percent of school districts report cuts to art programs since 2008 and student creativity scores have started dropping over the past two to three decades2. Highlighting the importance of arts education, LIFEWTR Series 4 will showcase the works…

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