PepsiCo named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index
September 05, 2008
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. PepsiCo has been named to the North America index twice before and to the World Index once before.
These indexes recognize economic, environmental and social performance.
"PepsiCo is committed to achieving business and financial success while leaving a positive imprint on society … This recognition is the direct result of the personal commitment of thousands of people across PepsiCo working to operate in a responsible manner and address critical challenges facing our world," said Indra Nooyi, chairman and chief executive officer of PepsiCo.
The world index recognizes companies in the top 10% of the world’s top 2,500 companies, and the North America index recognizes companies in the largest 600 companies in that region.