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Amazon Invests in Green Startups to Support the Development of Sustainability Technologies

The Climate Pledge Fund is dedicated to invest $2 billion in visionary companies across the world and across multiple industries. Recipients are creating de-carbonizing technologies that will help Amazon and other companies reach net zero carbon by 2040.

Amazon’s first operational wind farm in Europe delivers clean energy to Sweden

Project in Bäckhammar is part of company’s Climate Pledge commitment to run its operations on 100% renewable energy by 2025 and be net zero carbon by 2040.

Our biggest commitment to electromobility in Germany to date: The last mile is green in Essen

As part of the Climate Pledge, we have committed ourselves to delivering all Amazon orders CO2-neutral by 2040. Today in Essen, the largest fleet of e-vans in Germany to date was officially launched - for a sustainable and green last mile.

The Climate Pledge and We Mean Business partner to reduce carbon emissions worldwide

Amazon's partnership establishes the largest effort to date to mobilize the private sector to reach net zero carbon by 2040, 10 years ahead of the Paris Agreement.

Amazon launches a $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund

The Climate Pledge Fund will invest in companies creating products, services, and technologies to protect the planet.

Our VP for EU Retail Xavier Garambois, speaks about Amazon’s sustainability plans in Europe

Watch Xavier Garambois, Amazon’s Vice President for EU retail about our commitment to reach Net Zero Carbon by 2030 and other sustainability projects.

We are all in on The Climate Pledge: Net zero carbon by 2040

Climate change is accelerating, and so are we—in our mission to help slow the crisis.

Verizon, Infosys, and Reckitt Benckiser Join The Climate Pledge

The Climate Pledge, co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism, is a commitment to reach net zero carbon by 2040.

Amazon Supports Fight against Climate Change Effects on European Cities

Following The Climate Pledge commitment, and recognizing the urgency of the climate crisis and its impacts on urban communities, Amazon announced a €3.75 million commitment to The Nature Conservancy in an effort to reduce climate change risks and increase species biodiversity in cities. The project will start in Berlin. Learnings will be applied in two other German locations, and then these models will be shared across other European cities.

Our progress on The Climate Pledge

Since co-founding The Climate Pledge last year, we’ve made new investments in renewable energy around the world, revealed new electric vehicle designs, and announced our first Right Now Climate Fund project with The Nature Conservancy.
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