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PepsiCo Foundation and GENYOUth Partner to Conquer Hunger Among Students by Expanding "Grab-n-Go" School Breakfast Programs

Press Release

PURCHASE, N.Y., April 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the PepsiCo Foundation (NASDAQ: PEP) and GENYOUth are increasing access to the national school breakfast program to help conquer hunger in underserved communities. The PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the global food and beverage company, will provide "grab-n-go" breakfast carts to be used in 25 schools in 18 states as part of Ready, Step, Move…Give!, an employee step-challenge created in partnership with Healthy Living, PepsiCo's employee well-being program.

Encouraging Women in STEM: PepsiCo and the Society of Women Engineers Kick-Off Annual Student Engineering Challenge

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PURCHASE, NY, April 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Encouraging female students and professionals to pursue STEM education and opportunities is more important than ever. To help strengthen interest and participation in STEM fields, PepsiCo and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) have proudly kicked off their annual PepsiCo/SWE Student Engineering Challenge.

PepsiCo’s New Conservation Projects Help Mitigate Water Risk in Southwest

by Jennifer Hermes
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PepsiCo has taken a major step toward its water conservation goal with new projects in the Southwestern US, the company announced today. The projects, in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy, bring together farmers and other key stakeholders to address and manage watersheds in high-risk areas. With such projects, the company is actively facing risks related to climate change.

Companies Can Help Solve Water Scarcity. Here’s How.

By Brian Newman, Executive Vice-President, Finance and Operations, Latin America, PepsiCo Inc.
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Water is a human right and essential to life. Access to water is also closely linked to economic vitality, educational opportunity, and the health and safety of the world’s population. Yet water scarcity impacts about 4 billion people worldwideand about 500 million people live in areas where water consumption is more than double the locally renewable water resources.

Environment Scores Big Win With Zero-Waste(i) Legacy Project at Super Bowl LII

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PURCHASE, N.Y., February 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The NFL, in partnership with PepsiCo, Aramark, U.S. Bank Stadium, SMG and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, scored a zero-waste legacy project at Super Bowl LII, with 91 percentii of all trash generated on gameday from 67,612 fans responsibly recovered through composting, recycling and reuse. The landmark project marks the highest diversion rate achieved at U.S. Bank Stadium and at any previous Super Bowl, and aims to serve as the benchmark for future large-scale events.

As Environmentalists Warn About Water Scarcity, Pepsico Is Saving Water and Money

By Jason Margolis and Lauren Sommer
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PepsiCo produces many types of beverages — including Gatorade — as well as several kinds of chips like Cheetos, Ruffles and Tostitos.

At a massive Gatorade facility in the city of Tolleson, Arizona, which is just outside of Phoenix, bottling lines fill up 600 containers per minute.

“We’re doing grape, we’re doing fruit punch, we’re doing lemon-lime,” says Tim Carey, who directs sustainability programs for PepsiCo Beverages in North America. 

Meet a Couple of Food Entrepreneurs and Their New Products: Soft Drinks TÅPPED From Trees and Spreads Made With Nuts

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After the birth of his first child, soft drink industry veteran Paul Lederer found himself thinking about eating and drinking healthier. He started to look for alternative drink options and couldn’t find something that appealed to him.

“Everything seemed to compromise somehow,” he said. “I was drinking a lot of coconut water, but the flavors just didn't blend well. Ginger beer's great, but it was loaded with sugar.”

Meet a Couple of Food Entrepreneurs and Their New Products: Soft Drinks TÅPPED From Trees and Spreads Made With Nuts

Article

After the birth of his first child, soft drink industry veteran Paul Lederer found himself thinking about eating and drinking healthier. He started to look for alternative drink options and couldn’t find something that appealed to him.

“Everything seemed to compromise somehow,” he said. “I was drinking a lot of coconut water, but the flavors just didn't blend well. Ginger beer's great, but it was loaded with sugar.”

Building Local Capacity Through HCV Training in Chiapas

PepsiCo, FEMEXPALMA and Proforest are collaborating to pave the way to sustainable sourcing in Mexico
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With the objective of sharing best practices and developing the capacity of future assessors in High Conservation Value (HCV), PepsiCo and FEMEXPALMA, in collaboration with Proforest, have carried out a HCV course from October 2-6, 2017 in Palenque, Chiapas.

The course, which represents part of PepsiCo’s wider pathway to sustainably sourcing 100 percent of palm oil by 2020, was attended by 17 participants from Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala and Costa Rica and from across different fields, including environmental consulting, academia and professionals in the oil palm sector.

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