Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040 and to buy 100,000 electric vans from a start-up



Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos pledged to make the largest U.S. e-commerce company net carbon neutral by 2040 and to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up, as employees and consumers around the world plan protests to address climate change. Cutting emissions is a challenging goal for Amazon, which delivers 10bln items a year and has a massive transportation and data center footprint. “We know we can do it and we know we have to do it,” Bezos said.