Supporting small businesses
Amazon is committed to helping small businesses and entrepreneurs grow sales and reach new customers. Today, more than 1.9 million businesses, content creators and developers in the U.S. use Amazon products and services to follow their dreams and reach customers.
Job creation and investment
Amazon contributes to economic growth through direct and indirect job creation and investment in communities where we operate. Amazon employs more than 275,000 people in the U.S. and our investments have led to the creation of more than 680,000 jobs in the U.S. in addition to our direct hires.
Amazon has a history of developing innovative programs to deliver on our commitment to sustainability - from solar and wind farms, to packaging innovations like Ship in Own Container and Frustration Free Packaging. Shipment Zero is our vision to make all Amazon shipments net zero carbon, with 50 percent of all shipments net zero by 2030.
Amazon is committed to ensuring children and young adults have the resources they need to build their best and brightest futures. We do this through philanthropy, advocacy, and educational opportunities, with a focus on underrepresented and underprivileged communities. Amazon believes in using its scale for good, through programs like Amazon Future Engineer and Disaster Relief by Amazon.
We are able to innovate and delight customers thanks to the hundreds of thousands of full-time associates behind our global network of fulfillment centers. Career growth opportunities and innovative safety programs make it a great place to work. Come tour an Amazon FC near you.
Amazon invests in building a world-class delivery network to provide fast, free shipping to our customers. We empower individuals and small businesses through programs like Amazon Flex and our network of Delivery Service Partners, to help get packages to customers where and when they want them.