PepsiCo, Inc.

Purchase, New York

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

PepsiCo, Inc. is a leading global food and beverage company. PepsiCo is receiving ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for its long-term commitment to energy efficiency as part of the company's sustainable growth strategy, known as "Performance with Purpose." Key accomplishments include:

 

         Attaining an 8.5 percent improvement in energy efficiency over 2009 while holding absolute energy use flat despite an increase in production of 10 percent. The company saved nearly $100 million in 2010 from long-term energy management investments.

         Undertaking significant energy projects, including replacing old boiler technology with more efficient gas-fired units to save 42,500 MMBtu and $300,000 annually, capturing biogas from wastewater treatment to reduce natural gas use by 12,500 MMBtu per year, and improving condensate return to boilers for 18,000 MMBtu and $340,000 in annual savings.

         Continuing to build upon the successful PepsiCo Supplier Sustainability Outreach program to align U.S.-based suppliers with ENERGY STAR and to assist suppliers in managing energy consumption. More than 150 PepsiCo suppliers are now part of ENERGY STAR--an increase of 60 over 2009, and the suppliers reporting to PepsiCo have achieved an 11 percent reduction in energy intensity since 2008.

         Supporting the industrial energy service and product provider market in the United States by sharing its experience with other manufacturers through ENERGY STAR profiles.

         Enabling improved measurement and evaluation of plant energy efficiency by engaging PepsiCo suppliers in the development of an ENERGY STAR plant energy performance indicator for cookie and cracker plants.