Unlocking sustainability insights around the world

The Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative is leveling the playing field to allow researchers to access and analyze massive datasets at a scale like never before.

The power of reading about someone like you

Author Crystal Swain-Bates writes her own rules about what a children’s book should look like.
The Best Books of the Year
Amazon book editors weigh in on book trends
and the best books of 2018.
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Sit, stay, play

How much does Amazon love dogs? Just ask one of the 6,000 pups that “work” here.

45,000 and counting

Amazon now has more than 45,000 employees in our hometown, Seattle. Discover why our employees joined, why they stay, and why their ID badges aren't all the same color.

Investing in recycling solutions to protect the planet

Amazon’s $10 million investment will help Closed Loop Fund improve recycling for millions of households.

"Alexa, play Bebe Rexha on Apple Music"

Apple Music is coming to Echo devices in the coming weeks.

How a door became a desk, and a symbol of Amazon

Today, Amazon offices around the world are filled with door desks, based on Bezos’ early design.

Giftable goods from small businesses

Shop three Amazon small businesses featured on Oprah's Favorite Things 2018 list.

How to pack a Prime plane

Amazon’s Prime Air planes work on customers’ behalf to fulfill our two-day delivery promise to Prime members.

The final chapter

Running out of time, a writer races to leave a legacy.

Jobs that move with you

Seasonal work with Amazon's CamperForce plays a key role for people who spend most of their year embracing a mobile lifestyle.

Reducing packaging waste, one order at a time

Feedback from customers, product manufacturers, and associates improves packaging.

How to sign up for AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a way for customers to support their favorite charitable organization every time they shop with Amazon.

The gift of great taste

Up-and-coming tea company works to bring comfort and joy to your gift list.

Helping employees pursue new careers through Career Choice

Giving employees the skills and training that enable them to leave Amazon.

The stories behind the peculiar building names at Amazon's headquarters

Bigfoot, Houdini, and Nessie have all taken up residence on Amazon’s Seattle urban campus, but how did they end up there?

The Spheres welcome first plant

Hint: it's an Australian tree fern.

What $15 an hour means to me

Associates share the personal impact of Amazon’s wage increase.

Best books of the year

Amazon book editors weigh in on book trends and best books of 2018.

How Alexa learned French

Hint: sophisticated machine learning techniques, and a little help from her human friends.
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