As agriculture accounting for 34% of PepsiCo’s GHG emissions, the company’s push for sustainable agriculture and regenerative practices leads to better yields, improved soil health, lower deforestation, and productivity for farmers, and also lead to GHG emission reductions.
In order to reduce packaging emissions, the company will continue to reduce the use of virgin plastic and increase the recycled content in its packaging,
Third-party transportation and distribution.
With impleading zero and near-zero emission technologies, utilizing electric and natural gas power in warehousing, transportation, and distribution facilities.
Look at the company’s sites around the world, some of the important work is already evident. More than 400 solar panels help power the Quaker plant in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Recently, PepsiCo spent nearly $100 million to add a 681-panel solar array at an R&D facility in New York and has other solar resources at Frito-Lay facilities in California and Arizona, as well as its beverage facilities in the same states. Installation of a single windmill at the Tropicana plant in Zeebrugge, Belgium which generates approximately 40% of that site’s total electricity consumption.
This clearly depicts that more and more of the company’s direct global electricity needs are met through renewable sources.
Of course, a company the size of PepsiCo can have a significant impact — with opportunities at every point to reduce and remove greenhouse gas emissions. Hence, PepsiCo is aggressively moving towards being the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects the company’s ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.