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ESG Topics A-Z


We created our ESG Topics A-Z resource to address in detail the broad range of sustainability-related topics that matter to our business and our key stakeholders. These include many addressed by our PepsiCo Positive ambition, but also delves into additional topics that are of interest to certain stakeholders. This resource also contains disclosures aligned with a number of key ESG reporting frameworks including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). Click on each of our topics in the index below for more information, including relevant strategy, progress and policies.

Agriculture & Sourcing

Agriculture and Sourcing ESG Topics

Making our products requires a wide variety of crops, ingredients, materials, and services, and we believe that sustainable agricultural and sourcing practices will be pivotal in meeting the increasing demand for food, while also addressing some of the key risks within our supply chain.

Agriculture

Animal Welfare

Bioengineered Food and Ingredients

Land Rights

Palm Oil

Pesticides and other Agrochemicals

Sustainable Sourcing

Environmental Impact

Environmental Impact ESG Topic

Creating a sustainable food system means tackling the environmental impacts of our operations and value chain head-on, working to make a positive difference at local and systemic levels, within and beyond our own value chain.

Climate Change

Deforestation

Fleet Efficiency

Green Bond

Packaging

Renewable Energy

Waste

Water

Product & Nutrition

Product and Nutrition ESG Topic

To help build a more sustainable food system, we are making it easier for consumers to make Positive Choices, by choosing safe, high-quality foods and beverages that are good for themselves and good for the planet.

Breast-milk Substitutes

Caramel Coloring

Nutrition

Product Labeling and Claims

Product Safety and Quality

Saturated Fat

Sodium

Sugar

Trans Fat

People

People ESG Topic

PepsiCo strives to create a safe and equitable environment within our company, our supply chain, and our communities. This means championing safety, dignity, and human rights as foundational to the way we do business.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Employee Engagement

Employee Learning and Development

Employee Recruitment

Employee Well-being

Environment, Health and Safety

Gender Parity

Human Rights

Pay Equity

PepsiCo Employees Key Statistics

Philanthropy 

Supplier Diversity

Ethics & Governance

Ethics and Governance ESG Topic

We believe acting ethically and responsibly is not only the right thing to do, but also the right thing for our business. In today’s hyper-connected and transparent world, how we do things is just as important as what we do.

Advertising and Marketing to Children and School Sales

Corporate Governance

Ethics and Integrity

Public Policy Engagement, Political Activities and Contribution Guidelines

Responsible Research

Sustainability Management

Sustainability Management ESG Topic

Robust sustainability management and governance helps PepsiCo to clearly define our PepsiCo Positive ambitions and to establish the structures and processes that help us to achieve them. It helps to keep us on course as we work toward achieving our commitments, and to navigate the key risks and opportunities presented by sustainability issues.

Calculation Methodology

Data Governance

Endorsement of Multistakeholder Principles and Initiatives

GRI Material Issues and Boundaries

Open Innovation

Stakeholder Engagement

Sustainability Governance

Sustainable Product Design