PepsiCo has three strategic objectives: * Perpetually reduce consumption of nonrenewable natural assets. * Step function change in consumer loyalty and customer intimacy. * Embed sustainability within the cultural DNA of the company. The system automatically reduces greenhouse gases by 5% by saving transmission losses, and nitrogen oxide emissions have been reduced by 60%.
Perspectives from the Editor | talk to me ISA Intech StAff Sustainability challenge CHIEf EdItor Bill Lydon By Bill Lydon, InTech, Chief Editor email@example.com PublICAtIonS mAnAgEr Susan Colwell firstname.lastname@example.org ASSoCIAtE ProduCtIon EdItor Sustainability is a concept I suggest should ral gas consumption 35%, and electricity Emily Blythe Kovac email@example.com be in our thinking. In ecology, the word sus- 25%. Commercially in 2009, these sav- tainability describes how biological systems ings were $70 million dollars or about 2.5 Art dIrECtor remain diverse and productive over time. margin points for Frito-Lay. In addition, Colleen Casper firstname.lastname@example.org For humans, it is the potential for long-term the company has gained recognition and maintenance of wellbeing, which in turn de- awards that have marketing value. grAPHIC dESIgn SPECIAlISt pends on the wellbeing of the natural world Frito-Lay’s Killingly, Conn., plant has run a Pam King email@example.com and the responsible use of natural resources. combined heat and power system since 19 Some business people think of sustainability March 2009 to get off the power grid. Power as a threat from “tree huggers” and govern- is generated with a 6.4 megawatt gas pow- ISA PrESIdEnt ment that will drive down proﬁts and stiﬂe ered turbine and the 1,000 degree Fahrenheit Nelson Ninin growth. A more reasoned and productive waste heat is used to make all the steam re- view is to embrace the concept of sustain- quired for the plant. The system automati- PublICAtIonS VICE PrESIdEnt ability to improve operations, lower costs, cally reduces greenhouse gases by 5% by Vitor Finkel and improve the environment. Automation saving transmission losses, and nitrogen oxide EdItorIAl AdVISory boArd systems are an important part of achieving emissions have been reduced by 60%. The Chairman industrial production sustainability. system was funded in part with a more than Steve Valdez A great example of a company that em- $1 million grant from the state of Connecticut GE Sensing braces sustainability is PepsiCo with their through the Energy Independence Act. Joseph S. alford Ph.D., P.E., CaP “Performance with Purpose” focus. Chair- The big pro
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