Check out the news from our #QuartaDoBem!

Start your day with good news on the environment, education and diversity

Today is combo day at #QuartaDoBem: for every good news, we also bring one of iFood's goals in the areas of environment, education and diversity and inclusion.

So grab a coffee and come with us to check out the week's news and iFood commitments —a Brazilian 100% company— to have a positive impact on our country!

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Black entrepreneurs grow more with iFood Believe

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Coming out of the oven: iFood Believes, black entrepreneur acceleration program, already has 232 participants. In July, participating restaurants grew 6% more than the others in Salvador in terms of number of orders (and had an increase of 127% in revenue).

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Bikes iFood Pedal arrive in Curitiba! 

The capital of Paraná entered the route of the first service in the world Exclusive bike rental for delivery people and you will earn pick-up points for electric or traditional bikes. It's iFood investing in non-polluting vehicles!

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Another plastic-free bag is circulating on iFood!

Speaking of the environment, iFood partnered with Embalixo to distribute, in stores in Liberdade and Saúde (São Paulo), bags made from biodegradable resin using sugar cane as raw material. When sent to compost, they decompose in 180 days. 

The new bag joins the iFood plastic-free packaging team, which already invests in paper bags It is biodegradable packaging to reduce plastic pollution in delivery.

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iFood's Equity Director stands out among black leaders

The Mundo Negro portal chose 25 black women who are standing out as leaders, and one of them is the Director of Equity at iFood, Angelica Vasconcelos de Sá, who is part of the Social Impact team. 

By the end of this year, iFood wants to have more examples like Angel's to meet the goal of reaching 50% of women and 30% of black people in leadership positions. 

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Here comes the donation campaign for CIEE!

Giphy/ Roanoke College

Education is the cause of iFood —is it yours too? So get ready for the donation campaign for CIEE to begin on Friday, August 18th. Until September 3rd, you will be able to help young people have support in their preparation and inclusion in the professional world. Just donate in the app!

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And there are even scholarships for the Data Engineering course

There are 64 full scholarships for Korú's Data Engineering course and another 64 for Software Development (an offer from the Tech Power). Registration is open until August 22nd, and can be done here.

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