PepsiCo commemorates World Environment Day
Lahore; 5 June 2018: PepsiCo commemorated World Environment Day at its snacks manufacturing facility, with an interactive session for staff, informative presentations by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and an outdoor demonstration on reuse of organic waste.
“World Environment Day allows us to reaffirm our commitment to Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo’s belief that its success is inextricably linked to the sustainability of the world around us,” said Mr. Syed Kazmi, Plant Manager for the snacks manufacturing facility. “We believe PepsiCo Pakistan has tremendous potential to deliver on Performance with Purpose goals of improving the products we sell, operating responsibly to protect the planet, and empowering people around the world.”
PepsiCo’s snacks manufacturing facility, located on Sundar Industrial Estate, is a state-of-the-art plant where sustainability is a way of life. Several achievements have been made at the plant as a result of the alignment with our global Performance with Purpose philosophy. For example, wastewater and air emissions have consistently met stringent standards set by the Government of Punjab in its Punjab Environmental Quality Standards, along with a 25% decrease in water usage ratio since 2015. In addition to these steps, the use of alternative energy will expand from the current capacity of 40 KW to 370 KW by the end of 2018. PepsiCo has also committed to planting over 3,000 trees on the Sundar Industrial Estate.