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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 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

PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston Accepts the Salzberg Medallion for PepsiCo

It was wonderful to return to my alma mater, Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management, a couple weeks ago to attend the 61st anniversary of the Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Program, an annual celebration of achievements in supply chain management. Equally exciting as recalling memories while I walked around campus, I had the distinct privilege of accepting the prestigious Salzberg Medallion – one of the most esteemed awards in the field of transportation and supply chain management – on behalf of PepsiCo for its sustainability efforts. As PepsiCo’s CFO and a Syracuse alumnus, it’s an honor to be recognized for our work around the globe. We touch the lives of tens of millions of people everyday through a whole host of brands, including Frito-Lay, Tropicana, Pepsi, Gatorade and more. With this comes a responsibility to bring sustainable solutions to people and their communities. This can be... 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