United Nations congratulates Direct Global on achieving three of its Sustainable Development Goals
TORONTO, May 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Following the launch of the Caravan of Courage in Toronto, new York, Angels and San Francisco, bringing together all small business owners and workers in concert through the Local Driver Co-op and Direct Initiative Direct Co-ops, Direct Global has received an official letter of support from the United Nations Social Development Program.
The letter describes the sustainable development goals targeted by the Direct Initiative:
Through SDG 8, Direct Global will promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all. Through SDG 9, they will build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation. Through SDG 11, they will make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. “
“It is an honor for Direct Global to be recognized for its efforts towards sustainability and equality in the new economy and looking forward to an even greater Caravan of Courage in more than 10 cities in June.” mentionned Ahmed Attia, Chairman and CEO of Direct Global.
Direct cooperatives brings together businesses, cooperatives, associations and unions through a unified platform, creating the world’s largest buying group to take advantage of economies of scale for the little ones among us. Combined by the cooperative model, this will bring real equality to the masses and allow their voices to be heard.
Local driver’s coop is a transport and delivery app-based cooperative, where drivers receive 90% of the fee and own the platform locally, securing the future of stage workers and leveraging the cooperative model through sustainability and s ‘ensure their voice is heard.
Local direct This app offers every small business a free online storefront and app, with the ability to retail, just like incumbents, to connect with their customers, members and community. Supported by the Direct Co-ops buying group and the Local Driver Co-op, allows us to create an opportunity to compete with large companies that has never existed before.
Eat local direct This app helps foodservice and grocery businesses reach consumers, charging businesses only 5% of transactions, compared to companies like Uber Eats taking 30-35%. Deliveries are made by Local Driver Co-op, ensuring consumers don’t just pay the lowest price, while drivers get more than they would with cardholders.
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