Committed to a sustainable future
Amazon is making big changes to protect the planet.
The climate pledge
On September 19, 2019, Amazon and Global Optimism announced The Climate Pledge, a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. Amazon is the first signatory of this pledge. The Climate Pledge calls on signatories to be net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement's goal of 2050.
  • 100%
    Net zero carbon by 2040
    Deploying our technology and people to reach net zero carbon across Amazon by 2040, one decade ahead of the Paris Agreement.
  • 80%
    Renewable energy by 2024
    Investing in wind and solar to reach 80% renewable energy across all business operations by 2024. We expect to reach ~40% renewable energy by the end of 2019.
  • 100%
    Renewable energy by 2030
    Investing in wind and solar to reach 100% renewable energy across all business operations by 2030.
  • 50%
    Shipments net zero carbon by 2030
    Our vision to make all Amazon shipments net zero carbon, with 50% of all shipments net zero carbon by 2030.
Shipment Zero
Shipment Zero is Amazon’s vision to make all Amazon shipments net zero carbon, with 50% of all shipments net zero by 2030.
Our focus is achieving net zero carbon shipments through sustainable process improvements, recycled materials, investments in electrification, and renewable energy initiatives.
Sustainable operations
We are taking a broad, science-based approach to measuring and reducing carbon emissions in our operations.
Packaging and products
We are redesigning packaging to reduce waste and making our private-label products in responsible ways.
Social responsibility
We are committed to promoting safe and inclusive workplaces in our operations and throughout our supply chain.
Explore Amazon’s renewable energy and responsible sourcing projects around the globe.
We know our customers are looking to make smart, sustainable choices. We are constantly working to innovate with our products and provide customers with the information they want to make their sustainable choices easy.
Whether it's saving energy at home, finding new ways to recycle, or supporting your favorite charitable organization on AmazonSmile, there are a number of ways Amazon customers can get involved.
Latest news
See how we put our scale and inventive culture to work on building a sustainable future.
  • Over the course of a year, the Day One blog captures moments that add up to tell the larger story of Amazon’s connection with its customers, employees, and communities around the world.
  • From the lab to the fulfillment center, employees contributed to the innovations behind a mailer that can be recycled in the same bin as Amazon’s iconic box.
  • New study finds that moving to AWS can help customers reduce the carbon footprint of their IT operations by up to 88%.