Amazon aims to be semi-climate neutral in 2030

February 26, 2019 by
Romy Piepenbrock

CBM Artikel Amazon

E-commerce giant Amazon will present its strategy to operate entirely CO2-neutral in the long term later this year. The closest target, according to its ambitions, is to carry out half of all logistics shipments by 2030 in a climate-neutral way.

Internally, Amazon refers to the endeavour with the project name 'Shipment Zero'. Shipment Zero is one of a series of initiatives to set up the entire Amazon organisation in a CO2-neutral way.

In the course of 2019, the e-commerce giant promises to publish the details of its current environmental impact. In addition, it will also present the goals and corresponding programmes in parts.

Dave Clark, the CEO of the operational branch of Amazon, explains: "Over the past two years, we have developed a scientific model to provide our departments with their carbon footprint. The detailed information that is provided by the carbon footprint makes it possible for our staff to map the roads in a targeted way to reduce their CO2 emissions.”

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