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Judging Process and Criteria


The judges of the JCI BBP Competition are usually recruited from partner organizations such as chambers of commerce. Judges also typically include business and community leaders, university professors, and JCI Board of Directors members.

The judging is conducted in two phases, with a screening process to establish a short list business plans that will be reviewed to select ten semi-finalist. The semi-finalists will be required to present their business plans to a panel of judges on the 25th February 2012. The three  finalists will then be selected and announced on by the 16th March 2012.

 The judges are instructed to make their decisions based on the following criteria:

    Criterion 1:    Innovative nature of the service/product offered

    Criterion 2:    Potential impact on local communities or society in general (advantage if it achieves any of UN MDGs)

    Criterion 3:    Service's/product's profit projection

    Criterion 4:    Relevance/feasibility of the service/product

    Criterion 5:    Compliance with UN Global Compact Ten Principles

    Criterion 6:    Presentation

    Criterion 7:    Personal evaluation

 To learn about the ten principles of the UN Global Compact visit