Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer recaps AWS re:Invent, focusing on the announcements made around new sustainability initiatives, including a commitment to be water positive by 2030 and a commitment to spur diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace.
Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer explores the AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator for Infrastructure announcement coming out of AWS re:Invent, offering insight into the nine companies that were selected for the launch.
New Amazon and US Agency for International Development Partnership to Boost Climate Funding for Women
Futurum analysts Shelly Kramer and Lauren Kirkpatrick explore the recent partnership between Amazon and USAID to address gender disparities in climate funding.
Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer covers news of Amazon’s Sacramento-based Same-Day fulfillment center seeking the world’s first IFLI Zero Carbon Certification for a fulfillment center or logistics site, setting the stage and developing a model for other organizations to follow suit.
Futurum’s Shelly Kramer covers news of Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund’s additional investment in BETA Technologies, including how the company aligns with the ecommerce giant’s goals and need to meet customer demands for speed along with sustainability.
Amazon Sustainability Report 2021: 7 Highlights That Show Amazon’s Commitment to Customers, People, and the Planet
Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer dives into Amazon’s 2021 Sustainability Report, discussing seven important highlights from the report and how Amazon is tackling the challenge of sustainability through company-wide efforts that are paying off — both for the company and for its customers. What does this mean as the company and its customers look ahead to the coming year?
National Geographic Society and The Climate Pledge Collaborate on Climate Storytelling to Raise Awareness of the Global Climate Crisis and Potential Solutions
Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer explores the collaboration between the National Geographic Society and The Climate Pledge to fund climate storytelling projects that address global climate change, with an emphasis on the power of storytelling to educate and inspire meaningful outcomes.
Alexa, Grow a Tree: Amazon Continues Its Global Sustainability Efforts to Celebrate Earth Month and Plant a Tree for $1 Through the One Tree Planted Project
Futurum analyst Todd R. Weiss explores Amazon’s latest global sustainability effort — Alexa, grow a tree. This new partnership with environmental charity One Tree Planted provides a clever and easy way for Amazon Alexa users to contribute $1 at a time to plant a critically-needed tree somewhere on the Earth.
Amazon and Global Optimism Announce The Climate Pledge Experiences 600% Growth, Showing Impressive Increase in Commitment to Climate Action
Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer covers the announcement earlier this week by Amazon and Global Optimism that The Climate Pledge has added an additional 100 signatories and experienced a 600% growth over the last year alone.
Futurum’s lead analyst Shelly Kramer covers Amazon’s investments in two sustainable tech companies as part the latest round of funding from The Climate Pledge Fund, a $2 Billion venture capital fund dedicated to supporting promising green tech startups in a variety of industries. She also provides insights on how these investments will impact the climate change fight.
Yesterday, Amazon announced plans to invest in 18 new renewable energy projects. The utility-scale wind and solar energy projects are across the U.S., Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. With these new investments, Amazon now has 274 renewable energy projects globally. Futurum’s lead analyst Shelly Kramer breaks down the details of these new investments and what this means for sustainability.
Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer weighs in on Amazon’s commitment to train drivers and transport employees, and other strategic partnerships the company has forged, in an effort to help combat human trafficking and modern slavery and forced labor.