PepsiCo & Inter-American Development Bank Partnership Helps More Than 765,000 People in Latin America Gain Access to Clean Water

PepsiCo, Inc. has announced that its partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the largest source of development financing in Latin America, has helped more than 765,000 people in rural areas of Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Honduras gain new or improved access to drinking water and sanitation services since 2011. With grants to IDB in 2011 and 2016 totaling $7 million The PepsiCo Foundation, the company’s philanthropic arm, has helped catalyze $547 million in additional funding from others to support infrastructure investments and upgrades in these communities. In Latin America…

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PepsiCo Latin America Announces “Recycling with Purpose” in Peru and a $2 Million USD Grant from the PepsiCo Foundation to Ciudad Saludable

PepsiCo is striving to build a world where plastics need never become waste. To achieve this, PepsiCo Latin America has dedicated the last decade to working on inclusive recycling in the region. Earlier this year the company launched “Recycling with Purpose,” a circular economy model for Latin America based on consumer involvement and education, inclusive recycling, and strengthening of the local recycling industry. Today, Peru becomes the first country to implement the program. “PepsiCo wants to be part of the solution and will work continuously to build a world where…

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PepsiCo Advances Circular Economy for Plastics; Announces LIFEWTR® Packaging with 100% Recycled Plastic and Elimination of Plastic Bottles for bubly™

PepsiCo, Inc. has announced that LIFEWTR will be packaged in 100% rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate), and bubly will no longer be packaged in plastic. The company’s AQUAFINA® water brand will also offer aluminum can packaging in U.S. food service outlets, while the brand tests the move in retail.  The changes, which all go into effect next year, are expected to eliminate more than 8,000 metric tons of virgin plastic and approximately 11,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, representing the latest ambitious steps in the company’s sustainability journey and pursuit…

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Sustainable Brands® Convenes Global Brand Leaders to Launch “Brands for Good” Movement

Earlier this month, a coalition of leading global brands gathered at SB’19 Detroit to launch Brands for Good, a movement to make sustainable living easier and more rewarding for people around the world. Founding partners on the cutting edge of sustainability, innovation and marketing in the food & beverage, consumer goods & lifestyle, retail and technology industries have agreed to harness their brand reach, resources and influence to make the Good Life more attractive, attainable and sustainable. Founding partners of Brands for Good include Dentsu Aegis Network, National Geographic, Nestlé…

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IHOP® Announces $1 Pancake Event today to Help Fund College Scholarships for Children of Fallen Patriots

IHOP® announced it will host a $1 Buttermilk pancake event on Tuesday, May 21 from 7am-7pm at restaurants nationwide* with the full dollar going back to Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (CFP). Coinciding with National Military Appreciation Month, the campaign aims to contribute $1 million to college scholarships for the children of servicemen and women that have passed in the line of duty. While other educational assistance programs exist for Gold Star families, significant costs often remain with many surviving families struggling to make ends meet – in fact, 63…

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