Investing for a net-zero future

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.

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Our mission

Support innovative climate technology companies with the most potential to help Amazon and others reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.

This dedicated program—with an initial $2 billion in funding—invests in visionary companies with a potential for long-term impact.

Portfolio companies

Learn more about the climate technology innovators we’ve invested in.

Sector focus

We fund companies across multiple industry sectors that impact climate change.

Companies of all sizes, stages, and international locations are considered, from pre-product startups to well-established enterprises in any region.

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    Transportation and logistics

    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:

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    Energy generation, storage, and utilization

    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:

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    Buildings contribute to approximately a third of US emissions and 40% of global emissions. (Source:

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    Manufacturing and materials

    In the US, manufacturing accounts for almost a quarter (23%) of direct carbon emissions. (Source:

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    Circular economy

    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:

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    Food and agriculture

    Without intervention, food system emissions will likely increase by up to 40% by 2050. (Source:

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    Carbon removal

    The world needs to remove roughly 1 trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere over the course of this century to keep global warming below the 1.5° Celsius limit set by the Paris Agreement. (Source:

Success stories


The Fund’s Female Founder Initiative invests in its first woman-led company

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Hippo Harvest

Hippo Harvest begins selling low-water leafy greens through Amazon Fresh

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Moxion Power

Moxion Power’s cleaner energy batteries power Amazon Studio movie sets

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Help us innovate climate technology

We’re searching for mission-driven and forward-thinking climate technology entrepreneurs to help us reach net-zero.

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