22 September 2021
The Weekly

86 new companies signed the pledge, including Asos, Brown Thomas Arnotts, de Bijenkorf, Holt Renfrew and Selfridges. When Amazon introduced its Climate Pledge in 2019, it made a commitment to be net zero by 2040, 10 years ahead of the goal for the Paris Agreement. Now, more than 200 global companies have joined the pledge, representing more than 7 million employees across 26 industries in 21 countries. Amazon has also certified more than 75,000 eligible products with its Climate Pledge Friendly certification and launched a $2bn Climate Pledge Fund to invest in carbon-reducing measures.