Applications are now open for AMAZ’s 2022 Business Selection Contest, an initiative supported by Fundo Vale. The impact accelerator is looking for businesses and entrepreneurs that are generating positive social and environmental impacts and strengthening the bioeconomy based on conservation of natural resources in the Amazon. The scheme is aimed at entrepreneurs, startups, community-based businesses (associations and cooperatives), organizations and companies. The selected enterprises will participate in an acceleration journey and receive investments of up to R$600,000. They will also be able to access the largest network of impact entrepreneurs focused on the region. Applications will be accepted between April 4 and May 2.