As CEO of a global company, I do a lot of traveling. Every time I go abroad, I meet new people, absorb different cultures, and gaze in awe at the beauty of our extraordinary planet.
But in too many places, I also see something else: an alarming amount of waste by the side of the road, piling up in our cities and polluting our oceans. It’s deeply troubling, all the more so because it’s altogether preventable. Something has to change, and we can start here at home.
PURCHASE, N.Y., July 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of one of the world's leading food and beverage companies, and national nonprofit The Recycling Partnership today announced the launch of "All In On Recycling," the largest ever industry-wide residential recycling challenge to make recycling easier for 25 million families across the country – providing them with the resources they need to recycle more and recycle better.
By Silvia Cruz-Vargas, Sr. Manager, Global Citizenship & Sustainability at PepsiCo
Perhaps it goes without saying: no resource is more vital to humanity than water. And yet, 844 million people—one in ten worldwide—do not have access to #cleanwater. And demand for water is on the rise. The facts speak for themselves:
PURCHASE, N.Y., July 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In its latest Sustainability Report, released today, PepsiCo reported important progress in 2017 against each of the company's three focus areas – Products, Planet, and People – while also returning $6.5 billion in cash to shareholders during the same period.
PURCHASE, N.Y., June 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- PepsiCo today announced it has expanded access to safe water1 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.
Recycle Rally awards total of $110,000 to winning schools that collected the most beverage containers.
PepsiCo’s 2017-2018 Recycle Rally program encouraged participating schools to start recycling, bringing in more than 160 million recycled beverage containers from the 4,000 schools enrolled in the program.