Energy and environment
Amazon was the leading corporate purchaser of renewable energy in the United States in 2016. We have a long-term goal to power our global infrastructure using 100% renewable energy.
We invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy to minimize our impact on the planet’s natural resources.
Shipment Zero is Amazon’s vision to make all Amazon shipments net zero carbon, with 50% of all shipments net zero by 2030.
In September 2016, we announced the plan to build our largest wind project to-date, Amazon Wind Farm Texas. A 253-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Scurry County, with more than 100 turbines, the project will generate 1,000,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually – enough to power almost 90,000 U.S. homes.
How Amazon and Procter & Gamble collaborated to create better packaging.
We've all had wrap rage going head-to-head with packaging that's impossible to open, excessive for the product, or destined only for landfills. So in 2008 we set out to solve the problem.