Apple launches second ‘Impact Accelerator’ to train minority-owned businesses

In an expansion on a previous effort, leaders from 16 minority-owned businesses have been selected to receive training and mentorship from Apple toward “creating a greener world.”

One year after its first Impact Accelerator, Apple has announced a second cohort of companies whose leaders are to participate in the three-month training program.”The fight to address climate change demands that we band together to develop innovative solutions while empowering and uplifting the communities we’re working to protect,” Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives said in a statement. “We are thrilled for this dynamic group of innovators to take their important work to the next level with help from our Impact Accelerator, and we are proud to deepen our commitment to working with partners around the country to ensure that environmental progress and equity go hand in hand.”

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