24 Aug '11, 11am

PepsiCo Dives into Its Water Footprint in 5 Water-Stressed Regions

PepsiCo Dives into Its Water Footprint in 5 Water-Stressed Regions

PepsiCo operates nearly 700 facilities in more than 200 countries worldwide. Together, these operations produce 19 product lines that include Frito Lay, Tropicana and Quaker, in addition to its famous namesake. While these facilities differ in the type of products they make, they do have a few things in common: They use lots of water. Many are located in water-stressed regions. This makes it clear to PepsiCo that protecting water resources and ensuring safe supplies isn't just good for business, it's vital for its short- and long-term survival. So the company today is announcing a partnership with The Nature Conservancy to study the watersheds surrounding five of its manufacturing facilities in the hope that the lessons learned there may be applied across the beverage giant's global operations. "We needed a toolkit to help all our individual plants in all their various set...

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