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Go behind the scenes as Amazon develops a new electric vehicle

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

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.

Aiming at leadership in sustainability on the last mile

Amazon recently co-founded the Climate Pledge, committing to meet Paris Agreement goals 10 years earlier by reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2040.

“At our scale we think we can make an incredible positive difference so we build the system around sustainability”

Meet Kara Hurst, Head of Worldwide Sustainability at Amazon and learn more on how we’re facing one of the world’s biggest challenges.

Reducing carbon by moving to AWS

New study in the U.S finds that moving to AWS can help customers reduce the carbon footprint of their IT operations by up to 88%.

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How we’re delivering renewable energy to power Amazon and millions of AWS customers

Major investments in renewable energy are a critical step to address Amazon’s carbon footprint globally.

The Climate Pledge

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

Amazon to enable donation of excess and returned products to charities for sellers who use Fulfillment by Amazon

New program builds on Amazon’s long-standing product donation initiatives, which already send millions of products to charities each year.

The Lord of the Things

Ralf Hastedt and his team take care of goods that are returned by Amazon customers. Millions of items are prepared for re-use at five locations in Europe.

Better packaging, happy pets, and a win for the environment

How Amazon and Hill's Pet Nutrition created better packaging for pet parents and the environment.
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