A smiling Amazon sortation associate in our Baltimore, Maryland sortation center looks at the camera from behind a pile of Amazon delivery boxes.
Investing in the U.S.
Since 2011, Amazon has invested over $160 billion in the US, including infrastructure and compensation to our employees – $53 billion in 2017 alone. Continue Reading
About Amazon

About Amazon

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.

Meeting the Moment

A new series takes viewers behind the scenes of Amazon to meet some of the employees who are delivering smiles.

A Thank You bonus for Amazon front-line employees and partners

Today, Dave Clark, SVP WW Operations sent the note below to our front-line employees and partners who have been preparing orders in one of our fulfillment centers, delivering order to our customers' homes, helping customers in a store, or one of the many roles in between.

Amazon launches a $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund

The Climate Pledge Fund will invest in companies creating products, services, and technologies to protect the planet.

Promoting a more sustainable future through Amazon Air

Amazon Air has secured up to six million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplied by Shell Aviation and produced by World Energy.

How we’re taking care of employees during COVID-19

Learn more about our focus on safety, pay, benefits, and job creation.

"Camp Prime" delivers the joys of summer with at-home family activities

Amazon teams up with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to bring summer fun to Clubs and families across the country.

Amazon donates $10 million to organizations supporting justice and equity

Donations to the NAACP, National Urban League, and United Negro College Fund, among others, seek to support education and justice for Black communities across the U.S.

Amazon ramps hiring, opening 100,000 new roles to support people relying on Amazon’s service in this stressful time

Company will increase pay by $2/hour in the U.S., C$2 in Canada, £2/hr in the UK, and approximately €2/hr in many EU countries, through May, for employees and partners who are in fulfillment centers, transportation operations, stores or those making deliveries so that others can remain at home.

2019 Letter to Shareholders

To our shareowners: One thing we’ve learned from the COVID-19 crisis is how important Amazon has become to our customers. We want you to know we take this responsibility seriously, and we’re proud of the work our teams are doing to help customers through this difficult time.

We’re acquiring Zoox to help bring their vision of autonomous ride-hailing to reality

Amazon has signed an agreement to acquire Zoox, a California-based company working to design autonomous ride-hailing vehicles from the ground up. Aicha Evans, Zoox CEO, and Jesse Levinson, Zoox co-founder and CTO, will continue to lead the team as they innovate and drive towards their mission.

New ways we’re getting groceries to people during the COVID‑19 crisis

Amazon and Whole Foods Market continue prioritizing the health and safety of customers and employees, while also working to meet the unprecedented demand for grocery delivery.
More stories

Amazon shares 2020 list of top 10 states for digital entrepreneurs

See which states have the most digital entrepreneurs per capita, and which states top the list for the fastest-growing digital entrepreneurs.

A message from our CEO and founder

March 21, 2020 letter from Jeff Bezos to Amazon employees.

We are implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of Rekognition

We’re implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of Amazon’s facial recognition technology. We will continue to allow organizations like Thorn, the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and Marinus Analytics to use Amazon Rekognition to help rescue human trafficking victims and reunite missing children with their families.
Committed to a sustainable future
Amazon is making big changes to protect the planet.
see our goals
© JORDAN STEAD / Amazon, All Rights Reserved.
Out for Delivery
Quick news and rich insights from inside Amazon, delivered directly to your inbox every few weeks.
Protected by reCAPTCHA. The Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.