CEO: Ramon Laguarta
Annual Revenue: $70.37 billion
Top Subsidiaries: Quaker Oats, Doritos, Tropicana, Gatorade, Fritos and 18 others.
Countries they operate in: 26 countries
Industry Type: Food & Beverage
Private or Public: Public
Corporation Size: 291,000 employees
Notable members include: Ramon Laguarta, who serves as the Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Board of Stewards for the Food Systems Initiative; Cesar Conde, who is the Chairman of the NBCUniversal News Group, which oversees NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. He was also formerly on the board of Walmart Inc.; Sir Dave Lewis, who was the CEO of the supermarket chain, Tesco, held various management roles at Unilever, serves on the boards of several non-profit and charitable organizations, including as Chair of World Wildlife Fund, and was Chair of UN program Champions 12.3 which focused on the UN Sustainable Development goals; David Page who serves as the chair of the Visiting Committee for the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, as well as being on the board of the Society for Women’s Health Research; and Alberto Weisser who served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bunge Limited and serves as a Supervisory Board Member of Bayer AG and a Board Member of the Americas Society.
How to Improve
PepsiCo did fairly well in reporting political and lobbying expenditures in the United States, but failed to report any of these activities in other countries. Its disclosure of charitable giving was also significant. However, the corporation failed to disclose any scientific funding or academic partnerships.