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Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.

2018 Letter to Shareholders

To our shareowners: Something strange and remarkable has happened over the last 20 years.

The history and significance of Hispanic Heritage Month

Even during the pandemic, Latinx Amazon employees find ways to celebrate and honor their culture.

Meet the doctors behind the fight against childhood cancer

Amazon is "going gold" to help raise awareness around childhood cancer. Meet three of the doctors and researchers developing innovative treatments, and learn more about what Amazon is doing to support their work.

Amazon delivers relief after West Coast wildfires and other disasters

Disaster Relief by Amazon partners with community organizations to deliver donations including water, generators, food, KN95 masks, and more.

Creating more job opportunities in operations

Amazon is hiring 100,000 new full- and part-time operations employees across the U.S. and Canada.

Explore Amazon's Career Day—happening now

Attendees can learn about the 100,000+ jobs available across Amazon’s operations network plus the 33,000 open corporate and tech roles in the company’s headquarters and Tech Hubs.

How Amazon engineers keep inventing from home

Ziplines, parrots, and more—see just a few of the ways Amazon engineers keep inventing, even from home.

“Hey Samuel, tell me a joke”

With the launch of a new wake word for the Samuel L. Jackson celebrity voice, learn more about the tech bringing the experience to life.

Amazon Fresh now open to everyone in Woodland Hills, California

The new grocery store offers consistently low prices on freshly prepared foods and favorite items across its aisles.

Amazon invests in green startups to support development of sustainable technologies

Recipients are creating decarbonizing technologies that will help Amazon and other companies reach net zero carbon by 2040.

Share and discover new Alexa Routines

Customers in the U.S. can now turn their Alexa Routines in shareable URL links.

Amazon underscores commitment to employees, supply chain partners, and communities

New section in our Sustainability report outlines our commitment to supporting our employees, partners in our supply chain, as well as work in communities around the world.
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Amazon Future Engineer is more than doubling its reach

Amazon Future Engineer is adding more than 3,000 new schools to support over 5,000 total schools, and more than 550,000 students across the U.S. each year, in addition to launching a new coding competition for all students.

One of the world’s leading marketing executives joins Amazon

Ukonwa Ojo becomes chief marketing officer, Prime Video and Amazon Studios.

Statement by Jeff Bezos to the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary

Testimony before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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