iFood becomes a partner of the World Economic Forum

The company is the first Brazilian company to join the Good Work Alliance, which establishes healthy, equitable and fair standards for the future of work.

São Paulo, August 2023 – iFood, a Brazilian technology company, became a partner of the World Economic Forum, a non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, known for bringing together the main business and political leaders, as well as intellectuals and journalists, to discuss issues most urgent issues faced worldwide.

As part of the partnership, iFood becomes the first Brazilian company to join the Good Work Alliance, an initiative that is part of the Forum's Center for the New Economy and Society, which brings together international companies from different sectors to co-create a structure for the future of work, establishing healthy, humane, equitable and fair standards. 

“Our entry into the Good Work Alliance is in line with the movement that iFood has been making in recent years to lead the discussion on the future of work in Brazil. From now on, we will be alongside corporate and government leaders from around the world thinking about solutions and strategies related to Gig Economy and ESG, commitments that are already part of our daily lives.”, says Luana Ozemela, Vice President of Social Impact of iFood.

The Good Work Alliance guides these discussions towards the development of strategies that lead to the creation of a new reference for the quality of work based on objectives and goals based on factors such as fair remuneration, flexibility, health, equity, employability and learning. 

The first meeting with the participation of iFood is scheduled to take place in August, focusing on the topic of a living wage. At the end of the series of deliberations, the agreed commitments will be signed, with which iFood undertakes together with the Forum to fulfill them. 

The partnership with the World Economic Forum will also have several other stages, including entry into the organization's Nature and Climate Center and iFood's presence at the annual event in Davos, in January 2024. 

Appreciation of the delivery person

iFood's participation in the Good Work Alliance is aligned with the journey of appreciation and respect for delivery men and women promoted by iFood.

Recently, the company announced the creation of the Legal and Psychological Support Center, which offers access to justice in cases of offenses, aggressions, manifestations of prejudice, harassment and incitement to violence against these professionals, in partnership with the Black Sisters in Law, and launched the first iFood Chega Junto Public Notice, to facilitate social projects proposed by delivery drivers and collectives, with a contribution of up to R$ 1 million.  

Furthermore, iFood offers a series of educational opportunities for these workers, with initiatives ranging from basic education to professional courses and higher education.

About iFood

iFood is a Brazilian technology company that brings customers, restaurants and delivery people together in a simple and practical way. iFood aims to feed the future of Brazil and the world, transforming society through education and technology, food security, inclusion and with a positive socio-environmental impact.

With more than 70 million monthly orders, iFood works with business intelligence and management solutions to promote and develop an ecosystem of more than 300,000 registered establishments, 200,000 connected delivery people in more than 1,700 cities across Brazil. Having been in the market for 11 years, the company goes beyond food delivery and is also growing in Market, Fintech and Benefits businesses, combining technology and convenience in delivering solutions to partners. iFood has an important Brazilian investor, Movile.

For more information about iFood, its news and our hunger to feed the world, visit iFood News.


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