The International Company competition celebrates the international company that has had the most remarkable economic and social impact on the African continent over the past year.

Eligible candidates:
All international companies or groups (whose headquarters are not in Africa)

Candidature by application, third-party nomination (company or individual), or identification by the AFRICA CEO FORUM’s editorial team.

Winner of “International Company of the Year - 2019” award can not compete.
 
Criteria: 

- number of board members (group level) who are African
- number of executive committee members (group level) who are African
- number of managing directors (of african subsidiaries) who are African
- number of jobs created in Africa over the past year
- number of subsidiaries opened in Africa over the past year
- investments (size and impact) made in Africa over the past year
- specific local community development initiatives implemented over the past year 
- specific environmental protection and conservation initiatives implemented over the past year
 
Awards ceremony:

The call for applications will be open until December 27, 2019.

The winning company will receive its award during a special session at the next AFRICA CEO FORUM, to be held in Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) on March 9 and 10, 2020. 

All pre-selected companies will be notified two months prior to the event. They must commit to sending one of their leaders to the AFRICA CEO FORUM. 

Please fill-in the application form.

For any question, please contact: awards@theafricaceoforum.com

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* 1. Candidate information

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* 2. Number of board members (group level) who are African (and names)

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* 3. Number of executive committee members (group level) who are nationals of an African country

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* 4. Number of managing directors (of African subsidiaries) who are nationals of an African country

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* 5. Number of jobs created in Africa in 2019

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* 6. Number of subsidiaries opened in Africa in 2019

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* 7. Extent of investments (size and impact) made in Africa in 2019
(Provide the total amount and specify the economic impact)

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* 8. Specific local community development initiatives implemented in 2019
(Describe the primary initiatives implemented. Example: implementation of a local community inclusion project, implementation of educational projects aimed at local communities) – 100 words

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* 9. Specific environmental protection and conservation initiatives implemented in 2019
(Describe the primary initiatives implemented with regards for example to plastic, water, renewable resources, pollution, etc.) – 100 words

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* 10. I certify the truth, accuracy, and completeness of the above information.

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