PepsiCo Social Impact Competition (MENA)

Overview

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Timeline

  • Applications Open

    Startups wishing to participate in PepsiCo Social Impact Competition complete and submit the online application form.

  • Submission Deadline

    A jury of social entrepreneurship experts examines the received applications and selects 10 social ventures to participate in the competition’s finals.

  • Finalists Announcement

    The names of the 10 finalists are announced. The successful teams are asked to prepare a video pitch and a presentation deck for the final round of the competition.

  • Winners Announcement

    Finalists pitch their venture to a panel of judges at the AMWAJ 2016 forum in Amman, Jordan. Winners are announced and celebrated during an awards ceremony.

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Organizers



PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $63 billion in net revenue in 2015, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

At the heart of PepsiCo is Performance with Purpose – our goal to deliver top-tier financial performance while creating sustainable growth and shareholder value. In practice, Performance with Purpose means providing a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; finding innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment and reduce our operating costs; providing a safe and inclusive workplace for our employees globally; and respecting, supporting and investing in the local communities where we operate.

PepsiCo is a strong advocate of social entrepreneurship and the power it has to drive sustainable development. We are committed to strengthening entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa and PepsiCo MENA supports a number of local entrepreneurship programs through training, mentoring and funding. We believe that socially innovative business models have a powerful impact on society and the economy, and they are key to increasing employment and building a more sustainable future in the region and beyond.



Wamda is a platform of integrated programs that aims to accelerate entrepreneurship ecosystems throughout the MENA region. Its core focus includes media, community development, research and corporate and government advisory services. In the past few years, Wamda has become the leading grassroots community and knowledge platform for entrepreneurs and supporting stakeholders.

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