LGBTQ equality
B (79)
Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
Yes
Animal treatment
Yes
Anti-abortion support
Yes
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
Yes
Coal
No
Contraceptives
No
Deforestation - financing
No
Deforestation - supply chain
No
Discrimination controversies
No
Environmental controversies
No
Factory farming
No
Fast food
No
Firearms
No
For-profit health care
No
Fossil fuel
No
Fur
No
Gambling
No
Genetic engineering
No
Health-related controversies
No
Human rights controversies
Yes
Human trafficking
Yes
Interest-based products
No
Interest-bearing debt
No
Interest-bearing securities
No
Iran
No
Military contracting
Yes
Misleading communication
No
Music
No
Myanmar
Yes
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
No
North Korea
No
No SBTI commitment
No
Nuclear
No
Oil and gas
No
Opioid controversies
No
Oppressive governments
Yes
Pharma controversies
No
Pork
No
Pornography
No
Predatory lending
No
Prison involvement
No
Privacy breaches
No
Pro-life
No
Russia
No
Single-use plastic
Yes
Stem cell research
No
Sudan
Yes
Sugar
Yes
Syria
Yes
Tobacco
No
Undermining US elections
No
Weapons
No
Impact

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Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
Yes
Animal treatment
Yes
Anti-abortion support
Yes
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
Yes
Coal
No
Contraceptives
No
Deforestation - financing
No
Deforestation - supply chain
No
Discrimination controversies
No
Environmental controversies
No
Factory farming
No
Fast food
No
Firearms
No
For-profit health care
No
Fossil fuel
No
Fur
No
Gambling
No
Genetic engineering
No
Health-related controversies
No
Human rights controversies
Yes
Human trafficking
Yes
Interest-based products
No
Interest-bearing debt
No
Interest-bearing securities
No
Iran
No
Military contracting
Yes
Misleading communication
No
Music
No
Myanmar
Yes
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
No
North Korea
No
No SBTI commitment
No
Nuclear
No
Oil and gas
No
Opioid controversies
No
Oppressive governments
Yes
Pharma controversies
No
Pork
No
Pornography
No
Predatory lending
No
Prison involvement
No
Privacy breaches
No
Pro-life
No
Russia
No
Single-use plastic
Yes
Stem cell research
No
Sudan
Yes
Sugar
Yes
Syria
Yes
Tobacco
No
Undermining US elections
No
Weapons
No
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Controversies
Controversies associated with PepsiCo. Click on a controversy for more info
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Amp Energy
Energy drink brand produced by Rockstar Inc.
Energy Drinks
Aquafina
Brand of purified bottled water products produced by PepsiCo, consisting of both unflavored and flavored water.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Brisk
Tea and juice brand.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Britvic
British soft drinks brand.
Sports Drinks
Burger Rings
Type of onion ring brand.
Packaged Snacks
Cap'n Crunch
Corn and oat breakfast cereal brand.
Cereal
Cheetos
Snack brand.
Packaged Snacks
Citrus Blast
Caffeine-free, grapefruit-citrus flavored soft drink brand.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Concordia
Peruvian range of soft drinks.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Cracker Jack
American brand of snack food consisting of molasses-flavored, caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts.
Packaged Snacks
Doritos
American brand of flavored tortilla chips.
Packaged Snacks
Duke and Sons
Brand of aerated waters and fruit drinks.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Duke's Lemonade
Lemon based aerated drink.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Duke's Mangola
Mango flavoured drink.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Frazzles
Bacon-flavour corn-based snack sold in the United Kingdom.
Packaged Snacks
Fritos
Brand of corn chips and dipping sauces.
Packaged Snacks
Funyuns
Brand name of an onion-flavored corn snack.
Packaged Snacks
Gatorade
American brand of sports-themed beverage and food products, built around its signature line of sports drinks.
Sports Drinks
Harvest Bar
Variety of cereal bars.
Packaged Foods
Honey Monster Puffs
Honey-flavoured breakfast cereal brand.
Cereal
Izze
Brand name of a line of carbonated juice drinks.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Kas
Soft drink brand.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Kurkure
Brand of corn puffs produced and developed by PepsiCo India.
Packaged Snacks
Lay's
Brand of potato chip varieties.
Packaged Snacks
Life
Breakfast cereal brand.
Cereal
Lipton
British brand of tea.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Mirinda
Brand of soft drink originally created in Spain in 1959.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Miss Vickie's
Canadian brand of potato chips.
Packaged Snacks
Mountain Dew
Carbonated soft drink brand.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Mug Root Beer
Brand name of root beer.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Munchies
Brand of snack mixes and a line of crackers with cheese.
Packaged Snacks
Naked Juice
American brand that produces juices and smoothies.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Nobby's
Australia's largest nuts brand.
Packaged Snacks
Oh's
Cereal brand introduced in the mid-1980s.
Cereal
Pepsi
Carbonated soft drink brand.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Propel Fitness Water
Beverage product advertised for having antioxidants and vitamins.
Sports Drinks, Bottled Water, and Bottled Water
PureVia
Stevia-based low calorie sugar substitute.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Quisp
Sugar-sweetened breakfast cereal brand.
Cereal
Rice-A-Roni
Pilaf-like boxed food mix that consists of rice, vermicelli pasta, and seasonings.
Packaged Foods
Rold Gold
Brand of pretzels.
Packaged Snacks
Ruffles
Brand of ruffled potato chips.
Packaged Snacks
Sabritas
Mexican snacks brand.
Packaged Snacks
Scott's Porage Oats
Scottish breakfast cereal sold in the United Kingdom.
Cereal
Shani
Berry-flavoured soft drink brand.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Sierra Mist
Lemon-lime flavored soft drink line.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Slice
Line of fruit-flavored soft drinks.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Smartfood
Brand of prepopped, flavored popcorn.
Packaged Snacks
SoBe
American brand of teas, fruit-juice blends and enhanced water beverages.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Sting Energy Drink
Carbonated energy drink.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Sun Chips
Brand of fried, rippled, multigrain chips.
Packaged Snacks
Teem
Lemon-lime-flavored soft drink.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Tostitos
Brand of tortilla chips and a range of accompanying dips.
Packaged Snacks
Tropicana
Brand of primarily fruit-based beverages.
Soda, Soft Drinks, and Soft Drinks
Walkers
British snack food brand.
Packaged Snacks
PEP Price
$169.39
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$76.68 billion
Market cap
$237.73 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1965
Employees
309,000
Sector
Food & Beverage
Industry
Beverages
Peer group
Soft Drinks
Headquarters
Ny, United States
Share classes
PEP
Mission
To be the world's premier consumer products company focused on convenient foods and beverages
Description
PepsiCo, Inc. manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells various beverages and convenient foods worldwide. The company operates through seven segments: Frito-Lay North America; Quaker Foods North America; PepsiCo Beverages North America; Latin America; Europe; Africa, Middle East and South Asia; and Asia Pacific, Australia and New Zealand and China Region. It provides dips, cheese-flavored snacks, and spreads, as well as corn, potato, and tortilla chips; cereals, rice, pasta, mixes and syrups, granola bars, grits, oatmeal, rice cakes, simply granola, and side dishes; beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods; ready-to-drink tea, coffee, and juices; dairy products; and sparkling water makers and related products. It serves wholesale and other distributors, foodservice customers, grocery stores, drug stores, convenience stores, discount/dollar stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, hard discounters, e-commerce retailers and authorized independent bottlers, and others through a network of direct-store-delivery, customer warehouse, and distributor networks, as well as directly to consumers through e-commerce platforms and retailers. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.
Material causes
Ethos considers the following causes material for PepsiCo, based on its industry peer group Soft Drinks. Learn more about material causes in our methodology overview.

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