Environment

Operating sustainably is no longer a choice—it’s an imperative. Making meaningful progress to address climate change takes unprecedented action across all industries and societies. We recognize this and acknowledge that the ways we do business have impacts far beyond our own company. There’s no time to waste, and that’s why we’re investing in efforts to protect the environments of the people and communities we serve—both now and in the future.

An Amazon-branded Rivian vehicle drives through a tree-lined street in Southern California.
An Amazon-branded Rivian vehicle drives through a tree-lined street in Southern California.
An Amazon-branded Rivian vehicle drives through a tree-lined street in Southern California.
Our Environmental Commitments
our progress
2021 Highlights
85%
Renewable energy reached across Amazon’s business
274
Renewable projects announced as of December 2021
#1
Corporate purchaser of renewable energy in the world
38%
Reduction in per-shipment packaging weight since 2015
100M+
Packages delivered to our customers’ doorsteps globally using zero-emission vehicles
30M
Packages delivered using micromobility solutions in Manhattan, New York
300+
Companies that have joined Amazon in signing The Climate Pledge
370M+
Climate Pledge Friendly units shipped to Amazon customers
$2B
Investment through The Climate Pledge Fund to support the development of sustainable technologies
Green wall in Amazon spheres, people on stairs on right.
We’re using our success and scale to drive progress on climate change and accelerate sustainable innovations.
Amazon is committed to sustainability and we want to encourage our customers, as well as other companies, to join us on this journey by making decisions that are more sustainable. We know we’re in a prime spot to inspire change, and we still have work to do, but we’re making a lot of progress. I’m proud to be part of that.
Marta Fraga
Senior Product Manager, Product Sustainability
Partnerships
Partnerships enhance our impact and help support sustainability efforts beyond Amazon. We collaborate with credible, knowledgeable, and innovative industry partners around the world who share our vision.
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