PepsiCo’s mission is to be the world’s highest consumer product company focused on convenient foods and beverages. PepsiCo’s vision is to generate healthy financial returns and improve the lives of consumers, employees, and communities. This Code of Conduct applies to PepsiCo, its companies throughout the world, joint ventures over which PepsiCo has management control and to every employee, officer and director of these companies.
PepsiCo has a Code of Conduct in place to ensure ethical behavior, not only does it touch on that aspect it does on others as well. There are many different sections in the Code of Conduct Policy. The first one is respect for our employees; PepsiCo respects the human rights and the dignity of all employees. PepsiCo is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment for employees. This provides a workplace free from any form of discrimination or harassments. The health and safety section where PepsiCo is committed to providing safe and healthy environments at its facilities for all its employees, visitors, contractors, and vendors. This policy provides employees with a drug-free workplace. ("Pepsico worldwide code," 2008)
Conflict of interest is a policy that means: don’t compete with PepsiCo business. All actual or apparent conflicts of interest between personal and professional relationships must be handled honestly and ethically. ("Pepsico worldwide code," 2008)
Accounts and record-keeping policy is to observe the most stringent standards in the keeping of financial records and accounts. The books and records must reflect all components of transactions, as well as PepsiCo’s standard of insisting upon an honest and forthright presentation of the facts. PepsiCo will ensure that the disclosures in the reports and documents that will be submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission are full, fair, accurate, timely and…...