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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.

The Climate Pledge

Amazon co-founds a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early.

How is AWS delivering clean energy at no cost to European consumers?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is committed to achieving 100% renewable energy usage for our global infrastructure. Here are some of the ways we worked towards this in 2019.

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 via goal-setting, metrics and quarterly business reviews.

Sustainability partnerships

Many of the cross-cutting sustainability issues that we prioritise at Amazon are enhanced via partnerships and collaborative initiatives with credible, knowledgeable and innovative industry partners. Examples of these groups include:
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