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The Climate Pledge Fund is a corporate venture program that invests in companies accelerating Amazon’s path to meeting the commitments of The Climate Pledge.
This dedicated program—with an initial $2 billion in funding—invests in visionary companies with a potential for long-term impact.
Companies of all sizes, stages, and international locations are considered, from pre-product startups to well-established enterprises in any region.
Greenhouse gas emissions from transportation account for about 27% of total US greenhouse gas emissions, making it the largest contributor of US greenhouse gas emissions. (Source: epa.gov)
Electric power generates the second largest share of greenhouse gas emissions. Approximately 60% of our electricity comes from burning fossil fuels, mostly coal and natural gas. (Source: un.org)
Buildings contribute to approximately a third of US emissions and 40% of global emissions. (Source: weforum.org)
In the US, manufacturing accounts for almost a quarter (23%) of direct carbon emissions. (Source: epa.gov)
The way we live now is using 60% more resources than the Earth can provide and creating too much waste. In a circular economy, things are made and consumed in a way that minimizes our use of the world’s resources, cuts waste, and reduces carbon emissions. (Source: weforum.org)
Without intervention, food system emissions will likely increase by up to 40% by 2050. (Source: un.org)
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Can Amazon finance its way to net-zero?
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