Reflections from World Water Week 2012

Last week, PepsiCo received the Stockholm Industry Water Award and announced that it reached its goal of improving global water use efficiency by more than 20 percent per unit of production – four years ahead of the original 2015 target date based on a 2006 baseline. We are proud of these accomplishments but we know there is more work to do. At PepsiCo, we believe that social, economic and environmental sustainability is critical for the continued health and success of communities and for the long-term, profitable growth of our business. As a leading global food and beverage company – water stewardship and sustainable agriculture are truly part of our business. World Water Week’s theme – water and food security – highlighted the importance of maintaining our dedication to responsible water stewardship and agricultural productivity, particularly as we heard dire statistics on water scarcity and the lack of... Read more