PepsiCo, Inc.

Purchase, New York


ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management

PepsiCo, Inc.

PepsiCo, Inc. is a world leader in the convenience food and beverage markets and is committed to minimizing the impact of its business on the environment through energy management efforts. PepsiCo is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for successfully managing energy as part of the corporations long-term business and environmental strategies. This is the second time PepsiCo has received ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition. Key accomplishments include:

         Improving energy use intensity by 30% over the past 10 years, and saving over $90 million in 2008 by reducing absolute energy use almost 1% over the previous year.

         Promoting energy management and the ENERGY STAR program through the Resource Conservation Outreach Program, which educates suppliers and encourages them to implement energy management practices.

         Designing a new plant which will run almost entirely on renewable fuels and recycled water.

         Maintaining an energy management system through which plants are required to develop annual action plans that deliver 150% of the annual savings needed to meet goals.

         Investing in facility improvements, including installing the largest rooftop solar array in Arizona, upgrading oven energy performance, and constructing a combined heat and power facility.

         Communicating the importance of energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR at annual events, such as the company's Sustainability Summit and EcoFair, which reach both suppliers and employees.

         PepsiCo is also an EPA Climate Leaders Partner and, as part of EPA's Green Power Partnership, is recognized as one of the largest green power purchasers in the country.

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