behind the brands

Standing on the sidelines

For the food and beverage industry, climate change is a major threat. For millions of people, it means more extreme weather and greater hunger.

Oxfam files shareholder resolution urging PepsiCo to address land grabs

Oxfam, the AFL-CIO, Trillium Asset Management and several other investors today filed a formal shareholder resolution urging PepsiCo to account for land rights violations in its supply chain. A recent investigation by Oxfam revealed that companies supplying sugar to PepsiCo and its franchisees have been implicated in violent land grabs, pushing small farmers off their land and undermining their livelihoods.

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