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Senior Director of Sustainable De...

PepsiCo , Inc.
700 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase , New York 10577
United States

Company Description: PepsiCo, Inc. (PepsiCo) is a global snack and beverage company. The Company manufactures, markets and sells a range of salty, convenient, sweet and grain-based...   more

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Board of Directors - U.S. Water Alliance : U.S. Water Alliance, 2 June 2014 [cached]
Daniel Bena Senior Director of Sustainable Development PepsiCo
CVF Board of Directors - Creative Visions Foundation, 9 Oct 2014 [cached]
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CVF Team - Creative Visions Foundation, 9 Oct 2014 [cached]
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Daniel Bena - Creative Visions Foundation, 9 Oct 2014 [cached]
Daniel Bena
Daniel Bena
Daniel Bena
Head of Sustainable Development for PepsiCo.
Dan Bena is a man who believes in using the resources and reach of the private sector to make the world a better place, through genuine, strategic, and impactful partnerships that benefit business and society. He is currently the Head of Sustainable Development for PepsiCo, the world's second largest food and beverage company, which serves consumers in more countries and territories than the United Nations has members. Dan is a liaison between GovernmentAffairs, Public Policy, Communications and Operations to "connect the dots" for impact and develop advocacy and messaging to key stakeholder groups. He serves on the Public Health Committee of the Safe Water Network, dedicated to market-based, sustainable community level solutions to provide safe drinking water in developing economies; the Leadership Group of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD); and Steering Board of the International Finance Corporation's 2030 Water Resources Group Initiative. He formerly served on the Steering Committee of the United Nations CEO Mandate, and the Board of the International Society of Beverage Technologists. Most recently, Bena was elected to the Boards of the Washington-based US Water Alliance, and the Creative Visions Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to developing youth as agents of positive social change.
He represented PepsiCo as one of only three invitees by the Federal Ministries of Germany to speak about the Food:Water:Energy Nexus in preparation for Bonn 2011. He was honored to deliver the keynote address at the Farm to Fork Royal Gala in the presence of TRH Princess Madeleine and Prince Daniel of Sweden, and has spoken at over 100 venues which span the business, government, academic, and non-profit worlds. In July, 2012, he was one of four witnesses invited to provide testimony to the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water and Power. He was invited by the mayor of his city to serve on a new Sustainability Advisory Board to develop a forward-looking sustainability plan for the city, one of only three nationwide selected to pilot a new sustainability planning tool kit based on the successful PlaNYC for the City of New York. He recently published his first book, Sustain-Ability: How a Corporate Conscience Sustains a Company's Ability to Win, specifically to help other companies along their sustainability journeys. He lives in New York, USA with his wife, Diane.
Water Footprint USA - Water Footprint, Water Conservation and Water Efficiency Conference, 12 June 2014 [cached]
Daniel W. Bena - PepsiCo
Daniel W. Bena - Conference Speaker
Daniel W. Bena
Dan Bena is currently the Director of Sustainability, Health, Safety, and Environment for the international division of PepsiCo, and was formerly the Director of Technical Insight and Communication, where he served as liaison between technical functions, government affairs, public policy, and field operations to develop key messaging to internal and external stakeholder groups. He is now leading the company's international Sustainability efforts across their beverage and foods operations, serving consumers in nearly 200 countries. Since graduating with an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and a graduate degree in industrial pharmacy, Dan has become a recognized leader in the beverage industry during his 23-year tenure with PepsiCo. Dan serves as Chair of the Washington-based American Beverage Association's Water Resources Committee, and has been an active participant in various ABA Task Forces. He has been active in the International Society of Beverage Technologists, as demonstrated by such offices as past Secretary of the Computer Applications Committee, founder and Chair of the Emerging Scientific Interests Subcommittee, and-most recently-founder and Co-chair of the Subcommittee for Sustainable Development. He is also serving a three-year term on the ISBT Board of Directors, and has been presented with the ISBT "Best Paper" Award on two occasions, for papers addressing the environment and sustainable development.
Dan also serves on the Board-sponsored Public Health Committee of the Safe Water Network, which is a not-for-profit organization for which PepsiCo was a founding member, dedicated to providing sustainable community-level solutions to provide safe drinking water in developing economies. Bena is also on the Editorial Advisory Board of Food Safety Magazine, and has been an invited speaker to the Food Safety Summit and the Food Safety World Expo, both in Washington, DC. He has served as an Associate Referee for the International Commission on Uniform Methods in Sugar Analysis (ICUMSA), contributed monographs to the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), and reviewed manuscripts for the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CODEX). Dan is also in the Water Core Working Group of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), and was a member of the Advisory Board for development of the WBCSD Water Resource Risk Tool, which was launched to great acclaim at Stockholm World Water Week in August of 2007.
Bena has spoken in many venues addressing Sustainable Development, including his most recent opening keynote address for the World Brewing Congress in August, 2008, and has authored chapters for several texts from CRC, Blackwell Science, and Marcel Dekker in the areas of water treatment and chemistry, sanitation and beverage production.
Dan Bena,Director Sustainability, Health, Safety and Environment,PepsiCo International
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