These efforts are part of the company to Performance with Purpose, which is the vision of PepsiCo to provide long-term financial performance for integrating sustainability into its business strategy, leaving a positive impact on society and the environment. Results and progress of the company are detailed in its 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report, Global Reporting Initiative Report and first ever sustainability micro site, howwillwe.com.
“Performance with Purpose helps drive our business growth and prepares us to meet the needs of our changing world,” said Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo. “As leaders gather this month to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, PepsiCo will reflect on the progress made so far and to renew its focus on doing more in the years to come. By continuing to apply our scale and capabilities to meet the challenges common social, we will further strengthen our company and the communities in which we operate. “
Highlights of 2014 the progress of the sustainability of the company is as follows:
- PepsiCo has reduced water use per unit of production by 23% since 2006, already higher than its target audience of a 20% reduction by the end of 2015. This delivered cost savings of about $ 17 million in 2014.
- In 2014, the company has absolute greenhouse gas emissions for the operations of legacy flat against a baseline of 2008, despite a significant increase in production volume in its activities. With the guide of good practices through its program of Resource Conservation and investment in initiatives Fleet Greener – such as alternative fuels and electric vehicles delivery truck – PepsiCo has improved the energy efficiency of previous operations by nearly 16 % with respect to its base line of 2006.
- In 2014, PepsiCo diverted 93% of its waste from landfills to achieve, exceeding the target of recycling and reuse of 90% of its waste. The company decreased the overall volume of packaging by 89 million pounds in 2014 from the previous year, and used 134 million pounds of food-grade recycled polyethylene terephthalate packages (rPET) and bottles, an increase of 23% from 2013.
- PepsiCo deployed its initiative of sustainable agriculture for farmers in 11 countries in
2014 and the increase in acres covered by more than 20% over the previous year. SFI driving global provider of sustainable farming practices and provides them with the resources, training and support to meet the standards of social, economic and environmental PepsiCo.
In addition to PepsiCo Sustainability and the Global Reporting Initiative Report, the company launched a micro site companion innovative howwillwe.com, which is an interactive and exciting to explore and share ideas on important issues for the world and for companies PepsiCo. The micro site involves users through compelling narrative, vivid design and interactive digital elements to inspire discussion on the issues of “How do: sustainable growth, thrive in a changing environment and create opportunities”