PepsiCo Honored by Forbes and Corporate Responsibility Magazine for CSR Best Practice

Jul 6, 2012 4:30 PM ET

PepsiCo earned spots on two respected lists for its strong corporate responsibility practices and reputation.

Corporate Responsibility Magazine named PepsiCo to its 13th annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list of the most transparent, accountable and responsible public companies in the US. PepsiCo ranked 22nd, up from 25th last year, and one of just six food and beverage companies to appear in the top 25.

The rankings are based on publicly-available information and recognized by PR Week as one of America’s top three most-important business rankings.

View the full list of companies.

And Forbes, in partnership with Reputation Institute, named PepsiCo among America's Most Reputable Companies 2012. PepsiCo ranked 9th in this year's list, up from 28th in 2011.

America's Most Reputable Companies is a consumer driven ranking that evaluates companies across seven key reputation drivers: product/services; innovation; workplace; governance; citizenship; leadership; and performance. The results are based on a survey of more than 10,000 US consumers, conducted by Reputation Institute.

Consumer products was the most reputable industry in 2012, performing strongly in the dimensions of product/services, citizenship and governance.

Read more about the rankings.