PepsiCo Releases 2018 Sustainability Report Highlighting Progress and A Renewed Focus To Help Build A More Sustainable Food System

PepsiCo Inc. has published its 2018 Sustainability Report, outlining the company’s progress against its sustainability goals and announcing a new purpose behind its sustainability agenda: to help build a more sustainable food system. “As a global food and beverage leader whose products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day and that operates an agricultural supply chain touching 60 nations, we undoubtedly have a role to play in addressing the challenges of the modern food system, from climate change and resource scarcity, to packaging waste and income…

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PepsiCo Accelerates Plastic Waste Reduction Efforts

PepsiCo, Inc. has announced a new target to reduce 35% of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025, which equates to the elimination of 2.5 million metric tons of cumulative virgin plastic.  Progress will be driven by the company’s increased use of recycled content and alternative packaging materials for its beverage brands, including LIFEWTR®, bubly™ and Aquafina®, which recently announced sustainable packaging efforts. Additionally, through the expansion of PepsiCo’s SodaStream® business, an estimated 67 billion plastic bottles will be avoided through 2025. These targets advance PepsiCo’s sustainable packaging vision and…

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PepsiCo Kicks Off Month-long Global Volunteering Event to Distribute More Than 1.1 Million Nutritious Meals for Those in Need & Support Local Communities

PepsiCo, Inc. has announced the kickoff of its annual, month-long global volunteering event, PepsiCo Gives Back, which unites its global employees in volunteer service and community support. This year, tens of thousands of PepsiCo employees will participate in volunteer events around the world including nutritious meal packing events which will provide more than 1.1 million nutritious meals to communities in need. The meals being distributed will include enriched rice, soy protein, dried vegetables and 23 essential vitamins and nutrients to provide a comprehensive array of micronutrients. The meals will be…

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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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