Amazon has announced the launch of a climate-friendly program to help customers shop for sustainable products, as part of its commitment to be net carbon neutral by 2040.
The retailer said that customers will now see more than 25,000 products ranging from grocery, household, fashion, beauty and personal electronics with a ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ label.
“With 18 external certification programs and our own Compact by Design certification, we’re incentivizing selling partners to create sustainable products that help protect the planet for future generations,” Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos said.
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Today we’re launching #ClimatePledgeFriendly, a new program that makes it easy to discover and shop for sustainable products on Amazon. Customers will now see the Climate Pledge Friendly label when searching for 25,000+ products to signify that the items have one or more of 19 different sustainability certifications that help preserve the natural world 🌎 Learn more ➡️ amazon.com/climatepledgefriendly (link in bio).
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In June, the company said it would launch the Climate Pledge Fund, a $2 billion venture capital fund that will invest in companies across industries to help reduce the impact of climate change and support sustainable development. Last year, Bezos had pledged to make Amazon net carbon neutral by 2040, making it the first major corporation to announce such a goal.