Life at PepsiCo

Why We Dare for Better

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Life at PepsiCo is full of possibilities. No matter what you do or where you work, you can find the encouragement, support and space needed to help you grow and thrive in your career — while making a positive impact around the globe.

Think about your last backyard celebration, watch party for a big game or simply sitting at the kitchen table with your family. Chances are, one of our brands was by your side.

PepsiCo associates around the world — from merchandisers and sales representatives to marketing creatives and data scientists — help create deep connections between people and our products. More than 1 billion people enjoy them every day. Our brands are with you while you smile and share moments with those around you.

Being a part of so many lives means our associates get to play an integral role in advancing our iconic brands, while making a positive impact on our supply chain, our people, the planet and the communities in which we operate.

Together, we want to do better for our planet and global communities, and our people are the magic ingredient.

Ronald Schellekens

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Our shared values — The PepsiCo Way — comes to life in many ways: We empower farmers around the world and help ease the impact of climate change. We create an environment in which women in STEM can thrive. We equip frontline workers with innovative tech. We ensure Black, LGBTQ+ and female associates don’t just have a seat at the table, but have the opportunities and confidence to lead and drive our decision-making.

This only happens because the people of PepsiCo challenge the status quo and dare for better.

All the ways in which we dare for better define who we are as a team, and the way our associates approach every challenge, opportunity and conversation.

Dare for better is more than just a phrase; it’s a powerful motivator.

Blair Bennett

Senior Vice President, Talent Acquisition

There are four important areas that make up the experience of working at PepsiCo.

Have you ever thought about where your food comes from? Where and how the ingredients were grown? How they’re made, packaged, shipped and sold? We think about these questions every day — and how our business and choices can impact the Earth and our communities.

Together, we’re daring to chart a better course for our planet and people. We call this PepsiCo Positive (pep+). At PepsiCo, you can make a difference with a job fueled by purpose.

Where do you want to take your career and how do you want to use your ambition? Your answer has value because you are important to us. Your professional goals are fueled by supportive teams at PepsiCo where leaders exist at all levels. And we know our professional lives have a direct impact on our personal ones. That’s why we give everyone the tools needed to learn, develop and grow their unique skill sets at work. And the resources needed to live better — physically, financially and emotionally — outside of work.

Our brands are iconic. But we’re not content to stop there and hit the repeat button. Everyone is invited to innovate and evolve our products, or test and build new ones. Maybe you’re using transformational digital tools to plan, forecast and define strategic decisions. Or using high-tech equipment to transport products. Or redefining how we make, move and sell our products in ways that benefit our planet and people — from lowering our collective carbon footprint to reducing added sugars and sodium using science-based targets. We’re accelerating our investment in disruptive innovation to scale up meaningful and lasting change while giving fans of our iconic brands the experiences they love.

Who you truly are should be on display. Inclusion — in all its shapes and forms — is celebrated here. No matter who you are or where you’re from, you’ll find a space to be you. Our goal is to make sure everyone is empowered to be themselves. Each of us can influence the people around us and the world at large. We invest in who you are so you can always bring your best. Our vibrant employee resource groups (ERGs) also support a wide variety of team members, embracing and celebrating different ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations and identities. And our Racial Equality Journey and gender parity commitments ensure we drive positive change for our people around the globe.

Over the coming weeks we’ll be sharing stories of associates who embody this idea, taking on courageous acts — small and large — that impact PepsiCo and our communities.

How do you dare for better?