Uniting people through soccer and sharing the joy of the game is something PepsiCo brands Pepsi, Lay’s and Gatorade have been doing on and off the field for decades.
“Team of Champions” is another step in PepsiCo’s Racial Equality Journey, which in 2020 saw the company make investments of more than $570 million over the next five years to lift up Black and Hispanic businesses and communities in the U.S. to address issues of inequality and create opportunity.
As of now, there is no formal application process to be considered one of the “Team of Champions” organizations. You can submit details about your organization here.
“Team of Champions” is another step in PepsiCo’s Racial Equality Journey, which in 2020 saw the company commit to invest more than $570 million over five years to increase Black and Hispanic representation, leverage its scale and influence across suppliers and strategic partners, and help address inequality and create economic oppotunity for Black and Hispanic Americans.
“Team of Champions” is a $1 million commitment over three years that makes actionable investments on and off the field to help create transformational change for Hispanic and Black communities across the United States through soccer. Partnering with these 11 organizations, PepsiCo is investing in Hispanic and Black soccer clubs, programs and businesses, with the ambition to drive long-term change and address systemic barriers in these underserved communities.
More information about PepsiCo’s Racial Equality Journey can be found here.