One Great Headline: “Renewables to Quench Pepsi’s Thirst for Power”

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H/T to renews.biz, an energy news platform, for that headline, and to PepsiCo for making it possible.  PepsiCo, one of the largest companies in the world — with a global carbon footprint — announced plans this week to transition to 100% renewable electricity across all of its company-owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 and across its entire franchise and third-party operations by 2040.  They also announced a significant investment in projects to support Commitment to Zero, a sustainability pledge by Vail Resorts, one of the largest ski resort operators in the world, to achieve a zero net operating footprint by 2030, including zero waste to landfill. PepsiCo also has its own target to make 100 percent of its product packaging recyclable, compostable, or biodegradable by 2025. We hope more beverage companies will match these ambitious pledges.

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