Roberta Barbieri is PepsiCo’s Vice President for Global Sustainability with over 25 years of experience in environmental sustainability.
Roberta Barbieri is PepsiCo’s Vice President for Global Sustainability with over 25 years of experience in environmental sustainability. In her role with PepsiCo, Roberta is accountable for executing PepsiCo’s environmental sustainability strategy, with specific responsibility for integration of sustainability into core business processes, and for delivery of PepsiCo’s goals on Climate and Water Stewardship. Before joining PepsiCo, Roberta worked for Diageo, where she held the position of Global Environmental Director and served as the principal architect of Diageo's Global Environmental Sustainability strategy.
Roberta currently serves on the steering committees of the 2030 Water Resources Group and the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastics Action Partnership. She is past chair of the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable’s Water Working Group and has served on the steering committee for the CEO Water Mandate. Roberta holds an MS in Environmental Engineering and an MS in Environmental Science from the University of New Haven, as well as a BS in Environmental Conservation and International Studies from the University of New Hampshire.
If you look at PepsiCo’s line of products — from Tropicana beverages, to Lipton teas, Naked juices, Aquafina and the classic brown fizzy cola — water is clearly a crucial natural resource for the company.