Apple opens vacancies for new Impact Accelerator class

2023-04-24 21:42:11

Apple’s vice president of environmental, political and social initiatives, Lisa Jackson, announced today registrations are open for a new class of Impact Accelerator (Impact Accelerator).

The differential of this year’s edition is the expansion of opportunities for entrepreneurs who develop “innovative climate solutions in clean energy, recycling and green chemistry”. The period for submitting proposals runs until next Monday, May 1st.

We are expanding opportunities for Black, Hispanic/Latino and Indigenous entrepreneurs developing innovative climate solutions in clean energy, recycling, green chemistry and more. Applications to participate in our Impact Accelerator are open until May 1st! ✍️➡️

The program is part of Apple’s Racial Justice and Equity Initiative (Racial Equity and Justice Initiativeor REJI) and was launched in 2021. The purpose, according to the company, is “to support equity in the environmental sector for companies […]as well as tackling systemic barriers to opportunity”.

For the third year, the company will offer a free three-month training course aimed at black, Hispanic/Latino and indigenous entrepreneurs. According to Apple, this year’s Impact Accelerator will take place between 21/8 e 17/11.

To register, it is important to highlight that eligible companies must be headquartered in the United States. In addition, at least 51% of the listed company must be owned, operated and controlled by or by an African American, Hispanic/Latino American or Native American individual.

Applications, as stated, are open until May 1 at 11:59 pm PST (or at 3h59 of the day 2/5no Brasilia time). To check all the requirements and solve all doubts regarding how and where to apply, just access the complete file [PDF] provided by Apple itself.

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