Lavoro, the largest distributor of agricultural inputs in Latin America, has just received, for the second consecutive year, the Great Place To Work (GPTW) certification and is making its mark as one of the best employer brands in Brazilian agribusiness.
The company raised its score from 76 points, earned in 2021, to 81, in 2022. 81% of employees answered the climate survey applied by GPTW and expressed pride in working in a place that has an inclusive, respectful and diverse organizational culture.
“With the score obtained in the survey, Lavoro is edging towards the Top 10 GPTW – Major Agribusiness Category, organizations that led the ranking produced by the global consultancy in 2021”, explains Karen Ramirez, VP of Human Resources at Lavoro.
A member of the Brazil Global Compact Network, Lavoro is committed to the objectives of sustainable development. Its management is oriented to build a positive legacy, in an ethical and friendly way for people and the environment, considering environmental, social and governance aspects in all its operations.
“Over its five years of existence, Lavoro has attempted to understand the needs of its more than 2,500 employees. Receiving the Great Place to Work certification is a recognition achieved by the continuous efforts of our people, who are working to build an increasingly fair and transparent company, promoting, above all, equality among all”, celebrates Marcelo Abud, CEO for Lavoro.
Currently, the group is present in the states of the Center-West (Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Goiás), North (Tocantins and Rondônia), Southeast (São Paulo and Minas Gerais) and South (Paraná and Santa Catarina) regions. Lavoro is continuing to expand its activities in Brazil and in South American countries such as Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.
Created by Pátria Investimentos – one of the largest alternative investment managers focused on Latin America – in 2017, Lavoro’s purpose is to positively transform the agricultural input distribution sector.
A positive transformation thanks to the SOLIDITYthat Lavoro has in its DNA. Thanks to the widespread PRESENCEin strategic cities and regions for agriculture. Thanks to the standard of quality, CURRENTNESSand services that our employees seek to improve every day. And thanks to the TRUSTthat we insist on obtaining from farmers so that they can lead and solidify their growth, which is so essential for the world.