In Support of PEPSI® x Mary J. Blige Strength of a Woman Partnership, The Brand Launches $100,000 Fund to Support Yonkers Women

As a returning co-presenting partner of Mary J. Blige’s “Strength of a Woman Festival and Summit,” Pepsi is launching the Pepsi x Mary J. Blige Strength of a Woman Community Fund, with $100,000 available as grants to local organizations whose work elevates and educates underserved women in Yonkers.   The fund created in partnership with United Way of Westchester and Putnam, which helps residents become self-sufficient and thrive in a stronger community, is open to Yonkers-based non-profit organizations addressing the needs of women who are underserved, marginalized, or living paycheck-to-paycheck.…

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PepsiCo Beverages North America announces funding for four additional water replenishment projects driving further progress toward goal of becoming Net Water Positive by 2030

PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) has announced a commitment to fund four additional water replenishment projects in California and Florida. These four projects aim to advance PepsiCo’s ambitious efforts to achieve their goal to replenish back into the local watersheds more than 100% of the water used at company-owned and third-party sites in high water-risk areas by 2030, part of the company’s broader vision to become Net Water Positive by 2030.  “Replenishing regional water supplies is a crucial element of tracking toward our pep+ (PepsiCo Positive) vision of becoming net…

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PepsiCo campaign inspires and celebrates women thriving in supply chain careers

PepsiCo recently announced the global She is PepsiCo campaign, which will include recognition of women who work in frontline roles in markets around the world, showcasing their transformative abilities, and helping to recruit even more to apply for frontline roles. The annual program rebrands some of the company’s highly visible delivery trucks with the names and faces of She is PepsiCo honorees. Featuring photos of these employees in their work settings, in place of the company’s brands, is at the heart of how the global campaign aims to celebrate and…

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PepsiCo announces agriculture accelerator projects to support farmer livelihoods, scale sustainable innovation and accelerate regenerative agriculture across the globe

PepsiCo recently announced the third year of its global agriculture program, the Positive Agriculture Outcomes (PAO) Accelerator, by backing eight new innovation projects across nine countries. PepsiCo’s continued investment aims to address some of the most urgent challenges facing agriculture today, while moving the company’s pep+ (PepsiCo Positive) agenda forward. PepsiCo’s PAO Accelerator offers local farming communities co-investment to accelerate diverse and results-driven Positive Agriculture projects, as well as funding for ag-tech start-ups that offer proven products or technology with the potential to scale. This year’s innovations will build resiliency through climate…

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PepsiCo sets goals to further reduce sodium and deliver more diverse ingredients in convenient foods portfolio

PepsiCo, Inc. announced two new ambitious nutrition goals as part of PepsiCo Positive (pep+) – the company’s end-to-end strategic transformation – which aim to reduce sodium and purposefully deliver important sources of nutrition in the foods consumers are reaching for. Sodium Reduction PepsiCo aims for at least 75% of its global convenient foods portfolio volume to meet or be below category sodium targets by 2030.  Excess sodium intake is a leading risk factor for diet-associated disease and disability, prompting global public health authorities to call on the food industry to reduce sodium…

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