Many of the cross-cutting sustainability issues that we prioritise at Amazon are enhanced through partnerships and collaborative initiatives with credible, knowledgeable and innovative industry partners.
10 million USDInvestedAmazon invested 10 million USD in the Closed Loop Infrastructure Fund to finance recycling and circular economy infrastructure in North America.
2 millionMeals donatedAmazon and City Harvest have distributed more than 2 million meals to the community in the UK.
100 %Drivers trainedAmazon has trained 100 % of employees who drive trucks on how to identify and respond to potential victims of human trafficking.
12,000Reached for trainingAmazon has helped reach nearly 12,000 women in China, Bangladesh, Vietnam and India with training on health and financial skills via the Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) HERProject.
“At no time has it been more evident and more important that we invest in nature. We are super excited about our partnership with Amazon. I like to say that what we want is dynamic economies, healthy communities, healthy planet – and this partnership really helps bring that vision together.”
— Lynn Scarlett
Chief External Affairs Officer of The Nature Conservancy
Partnerships Helping Us Get to Net-Zero Carbon
Global OptimismThe Climate Pledge and Global Optimism are partnering with the We Mean Business coalition and several other organisations in the largest effort to date to mobilise the private sector to reach net-zero carbon by 2040.
The Nature ConservancyVia the Right Now Climate Fund, Amazon is collaborating with The Nature Conservancy to research, identify, design and implement natural climate solutions around the world to mitigate climate change.
We Mean BusinessThe Climate Pledge and Global Optimism are partnering with the We Mean Business coalition and several other organisations in the largest effort to date to mobilise the private sector to reach net-zero carbon by 2040.
Hear from Our Partners
GreenBlue and Sustainability Packaging Coalition (SPC)
Executive Director of GreenBlue and SPC, Nina Goodrich, talks about partnering with Amazon to promote the use of sustainable materials in packaging and collaborating to develop the fully recyclable paper padded mailer.
Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA)
CEO of REBA, Miranda Ballentine, explains how Amazon has taken a leadership role in teaching the next generation of corporations how to think about the broader impacts of business with regard to clean energy, and engaging public policy makers to set clean energy standards.
American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
President and CEO of ACORE, Greg Wetstone, talks about partnering with Amazon to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy.
Global Business Development Director, Kris Getty, explains how Henkel is working with Amazon to develop the next generation of sustainable packaging for e-commerce, while improving the packaging of their own consumer brands.
Corporate Eco Forum
Chair and Co-Founder P.J. Simmons explains how Corporate Eco Forum is partnering with Amazon to accelerate problem solving and innovation on sustainability business challenges around the world.
The Recycling Partnership
CEO Keefe Harrison explains how The Recycling Partnership is working with Amazon to create better recycling solutions across the world, with a focus on plastic bags and mailers in the U.S.
Responsible Business Alliance
Vice President of the Responsible Business Alliance, Bob Mitchell, talks about partnering with Amazon on the shared values of protecting workers, the environment and the supply chain.
President and CEO of BSR, Aron Cramer, talks about partnering with Amazon on initiatives such as the Clean Cargo Working Group and HERProject.
CEO of City Harvest, Laura Winningham, talks about partnering with Amazon to distribute more than 2 million meals to communities in London.
The Nature Conservancy
Chief External Affairs Officer of The Nature Conservancy, Lynn Scarlett, talks about partnering with Amazon on conservation efforts for the benefit of people and nature, and collaborating with small, private forest owners in North America for improved forest management and restoration solutions.
Founding Partner Tom Rivett-Carnac explains how Amazon and Global Optimism partnered to create The Climate Pledge, a commitment to achieve net-zero carbon by 2040 – 10 years ahead of the Paris Agreement.
Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagements
See how we put our scale and inventive culture to work on building a sustainable future.
Located on the Kintyre Peninsula in Scotland, Amazon’s wind farm is one of the largest unsubsidised onshore wind projects in the UK and is now delivering clean energy to the grid.
Five new certifications join the programme in Europe, growing the number of products available to more than 200,000 globally
These free new online courses aim to encourage positive recycling behaviour from an early stage in a fun and straightforward way.