20 Sep '11, 1pm

Pepsi has saved more than 20B liters of water since 2006, according to its most recent assessment.

Pepsi has saved more than 20B liters of water since 2006, according to its most recent assessment.

Checking industry claims with NRDC's sustainability experts PepsiCo has been in the middle of more environmental and health controversies over the past decade than at any time in the century since it patented the recipe for Pepsi-Cola. In recent years, its Aquafina brand of bottled water came under fire. Today, the waste caused by the beverage industry, as well as questions about the commoditization of a public resource, persist as lighting-rod issues. Health is another knotty challenge. Concerns continue to mount over the role of sugary drinks as childhood obesity and diabetes rates skyrocket. While some companies have shied away from acknowledging such problems, PepsiCo has responded with a range of industry-leading efforts. "Does one praise a company making an unsustainable product such as bottled water? I don’t know," says Jonathan Kaplan, an NRDC senior policy special...

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