Amazon Sustainability Report 2021: 7 Highlights That Show Amazon’s Commitment to Customers, People, and the Planet

Amazon Sustainability

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?

Amazon Announces Investments in Two Sustainable Companies as Part of The Climate Pledge Fund

Amazon Announces Investments in Two Sustainable Companies as Part of The Climate Pledge Fund

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.

Amazon Announces Plans to Invest in 18 New Renewable Energy Projects

Amazon Announces Plans to Invest in 18 New Renewable Energy Projects

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.

Amazon Air and U.S. Airlines Become Founding Members of New Aviators Group Committed to Driving Investment in Sustainable Aviation Fuels

Amazon Air and U.S. Airlines Become Founding Members of New Aviators Group Committed to Driving Investment in Sustainable Aviation Fuels

Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer covers news out of COP26 climate talks focused on reduction of global emissions caused by air travel and the acceleration of investment in the development of sustainable aviation fuels. To that end, the announcement of the formation of the new Aviators Group by founding members Amazon Air and major U.S. airlines JetBlue, United Airlines, and Alaska Airlines committed to driving investment in and innovation around sustainable aviation fuels is very good news.

Amazon Provides Free Access to Legal Entity Identifier Dataset on the AWS Cloud to Help Businesses Protect Investments from Climate-change Related Risks

Amazon Provides Free Access to Legal Entity Identifier Dataset on the AWS Cloud to Help Businesses Protect Investments from Climate-change Related Risks

Futurum’s Daniel Newman weighs in on Amazon providing free access to Legal Entity Identifier dataset on the AWS Cloud to help businesses protect investments from climate-change related risks. As organizations the world over rush to embrace ESG efforts, or appear to embrace them, real accountability as it relates to ESG initiatives has been missing. That is what GLEIF and ASDI are looking to change with the Legal Entity Identifier dataset — and that’s a win-win all the way around.