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Sustainability
At Amazon, we are committed to and invested in sustainability because it’s a win all around – it’s good for business, the planet, our customers, and our communities.

Driving design to combat climate change

Delivery associates helped design Amazon’s new fleet of electric delivery vehicles with safety and sustainability in mind.

Go behind the scenes as Amazon develops a new electric vehicle

100,000 electric delivery vans will save millions of metric tons of carbon per year.

Sustainable operations

We are taking a broad, science-based approach to measuring and reducing carbon emissions in our operations.

Packaging and products

Redesigning packaging to reduce waste and making our private-label products in responsible ways.

Social responsibility

Amazon is strongly committed to conducting our business in a lawful and ethical manner, including engaging with suppliers who respect human rights, provide safe and inclusive workplaces, and promote a sustainable future.

Employees and communities

Amazon is committed to supporting people—customers, employees, and communities—through initiatives ranging from disaster relief to veteran employment.

Sustainability in the cloud

AWS is committed to running our business in the most environmentally-friendly way possible. As part of Amazon’s commitment to achieving 100% renewable energy, AWS exceeded 50% renewable energy usage for 2018.

Tech for good

We pride ourselves on building a culture of innovation, and using our technology resources to help customers, employees, and society. Our employees constantly think about how to invent for good—what products and services we can build that customers need today and in the future.

Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative

Providing access to large datasets in the cloud helps researchers and innovators address a wide range of sustainability challenges.

Governance

We integrate sustainability practices into our everyday operations through goal-setting, metrics, and quarterly business reviews.

Sustainability partnerships

Many of the cross-cutting sustainability issues that we prioritize at Amazon are enhanced through partnerships and collaborative initiatives with credible, knowledgeable, and innovative industry partners.

Amazon’s economic impact in the U.S.

A snapshot of our job creation activities, tax profile, and significant investments in communities across the country.

Powering HQ2 with 100% renewable energy

New innovative solar project supports Amazon’s Climate Pledge to meet Paris Agreement 10 years early.

Amazon’s year in photos, 2019

Over the course of a year, the Day One blog captures moments that add up to tell the larger story of Amazon’s connection with its customers, employees, and communities around the world.
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Your sustainability questions, answered

Amazon is investing in sustainability efforts across the U.S. and around the world.

Unlocking sustainability insights around the world

The Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative is leveling the playing field to allow researchers to access and analyze massive datasets at a scale like never before.

5 things you don’t know about Amazon packaging

Learn how we invent and test new packaging to eliminate waste, ensure products arrive safely, and end “wrap rage” for our customers.
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