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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.
Energy and environment
We invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy to minimize our impact on the planet’s natural resources.

Delivering Shipment Zero, a vision for net zero carbon shipments

Shipment Zero is Amazon’s vision to make all Amazon shipments net zero carbon, with 50% of all shipments net zero by 2030.

Sustainability by the numbers

See how Amazon is working toward a sustainable future.

Amazon's urban campus

Several years ago we outgrew our space in Seattle and we made a conscious choice to invest in downtown Seattle—even though it would have been cheaper to move to the suburbs.

Amazon wind and solar farms

Amazon is committed to using 100% renewable energy across our global infrastructure. In April, we announced our latest milestone – three new wind farms in Ireland, Sweden, and the United States. In 2018, AWS exceeded 50% renewable energy usage, and these three projects will deliver wind-generated energy that will total over 229 megawatts (MW) of power, with expected generation of over 670,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of renewable energy annually.

Energy and environment

At Amazon, we are putting our scale and inventive culture to work on sustainability not only because it is good for the environment, but also for the customer. By diversifying our energy portfolio, we can keep business costs low and pass along further savings to customers. It's a win-win-win.
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Frustration-free 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.

Responsible sourcing

Amazon is strongly committed to conducting its business in a lawful and ethical manner, including engaging with suppliers that are committed to the same principles.

E-waste and recycling

Amazon supports the responsible disposal and recycling of electronics products. To encourage our customers to recycle their Amazon devices, we offer free shipping for this purpose.
Diversity and inclusion
Amazon’s mission is to be the earth’s most customer-centric company, and this mission is central to our work in diversity and inclusion.
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