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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to combat climate change

While the Bezos Earth Fund initiative was applauded by many, critics have questioned Amazon's support for oil and gas businesses. He is following a similar path to fellow moguls like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.

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18 Apr 2021
Employees at a warehouse in Alabama decided not to unionize. Labor representatives already have said they will challenge the vote alleging interference by the company.
6 May 2021
Dozens of companies are threatening to stop using Brazilian produce amid concerns that the proposed law could accelerate deforestation.
12 May 2021
Brussels says it will "carefully study" whether to appeal to Europe's top court after Amazon won the annulment of a 2017 back-taxes ruling.
19 May 2021
German cartel office chief Andreas Mundt says the probe into Amazon uses a new law allowing his agency to "intervene earlier" and "across markets" against retail giants.
2 Jun 2021
The online retail giant has pledged to stop testing most potential employees for marijuana use in the United States. Amazon has also given its support to the federal legalization of marijuana.
27 Jun 2021
The action in Werne, Leipzig, Rheinberg, Bad Hersfeld, Koblenz and Graben will coincide with the online retailer's Prime Day promotion. Germany is Amazon's second-biggest market after the United States.
10 Jul 2021
The spooky-looking amphibian is less scary than it appears to be. But it might already be endangered, as deforestation rates continue to go up.
17 Oct
Birds chirp near a river in the Ecuadorian jungle, five hours from the capital Quito, as Gregorio Mirabal expresses fear for the 500 tribes that often act as guardians of the Amazon rainforest and who face attacks, and even death, as a result.
22 Oct
Tired of seeing the lush Amazon destroyed over many years, Brazilian street artist Mundano decided to let nature speak for itself: he has painted a giant mural in Sao Paolo using ashes he collected from the scorched rainforest.
19 Nov
This comes after the Brazilian government committed to end illegal deforestation at the UN climate summit in Glasgow.
27 Nov
Indian police claim two marijuana smugglers were using Amazon's website to order and move their product. Investigators accused the retail giant of "not cooperating" with the authorities.
23 Nov
Italy's antitrust authority has fined U.S. tech giants Amazon and Apple a total of more than 200 million euros ($225 million) for alleged anti-competitive cooperation in the sale of Apple and Beats products.