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The PepsiCo Dream Machine Recycling Initiative: Two Years in Review

Sunday, April 22, is Earth Day and marks the two-year anniversary of the PepsiCo Dream Machine recycling initiative—and what a tremendous two years it has been. We’re commemorating this milestone with the release of a progress report that shares the program’s cumulative results and successes since its launch on Earth Day 2010. Read more

PepsiCo Dream Machine Recycling Supports Syracuse University Veterans Program

Caption: Jeremy Cage(center) presents check to EBV Foundation Founder and President, Ted Lachowicz (left), and EBV Founder, Mike Haynie (right)

On Friday, November 11th, I had the honor of representing PepsiCo and the Dream Machine Recycling Initiative at Syracuse University during its Veterans Day football game. This marked my second visit to SU and PepsiCo’s second half million dollar donation to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) through the Dream Machine recycling program. The EBV provides free education and entrepreneurship training to post-9/11 U.S. veterans with disabilities. The program was founded by Mike Haynie at SU’s Whitman School of Management and is now operated by the new Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), which formally opened last week. Read more

PepsiCo Dream Machine Commemorates Courage of U.S. Veterans

This past weekend, I had the honor of representing the PepsiCo Dream Machine at Syracuse University’s ‘Courage Day,’ in which we saluted and thanked our veterans and military members for their incredible service to our country. Read more

Can Recycling One Can or Bottle Really Make a Difference?

We certainly think so.  But why stop at just one? Yesterday, we kicked off the Dream Machine Summer Recycling Challenge, to build awareness and critical mass.  In my opinion, there are few better times than Independence Day to take action that benefits the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.  So, starting July 4th, we’re calling on all Americans to recycle the cans and bottles from their summertime cookouts.  Recycling will undoubtedly help us realize the dream of a healthier planet but, through the Dream Machine initiative, PepsiCo will also make a donation to Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), a national program offering free, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans with disabilities.  The more people recycle in a Dream Machine kiosk, the more EBV benefits. At the end of the day, whether in our personal or professional lives, what... Read more

Announcing Our #Promise

Internet Week is one of the premiere social media events in the New York digital community, and for PepsiCo, this year’s event is all about leveraging innovative technologies to drive social good. From social media to social responsibility, PepsiCo has been extremely engaged at IWNY 2010 and we’re especially excited about today’s #Promise Conference. Together with ThinkSocial, PepsiCo is providing a forum for investigating and discussing how social and mobile media are empowering corporate citizenship to create changes, both on the social and environmental levels.  In addition to today’s speakers, we’ll have panels led by TED, Fast Company and GOOD. The panels will cover how companies are generating fresh ideas for using social technologies to make change for both their customers and the planet – right now. Building on the company’s vision, Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo is proud to share its #Promise of investing in a healthier... Read more