Amazon Deploys Solar Systems Across UK Fulfilment Centres

Amazon have announced an initiative to generate renewable energy by installing solar panels on its fulfilment centres across the UK, with an installed capacity of 20 megawatts. Amazon expects the solar panels to generate the equivalent amount of electricity required to power over 4,500 UK homes and will reduce its carbon footprint by 6,000 tonnes of CO2 annually. The solar systems will be developed and funded by Macquarie Principal Finance. The company plans to initially deploy large-scale rooftop solar systems on 10 of its fulfilment centres in the UK over…

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Kellogg Launches its First Digital Food Drive on Amazon for World Food Day

Facing new evidence from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) that world hunger continues to rise, Kellogg has announced a new campaign that will make it easier for people to fight hunger by donating 10 foods hungry families request most, to Feeding America® food banks across the U.S. In a world where we produce enough food for everyone, how can more than 820 million people, or one in nine, struggle with hunger? The answer, according to Matt Knott, Feeding America President, lies in our ability to…

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Amazon Announces Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day Collaboration

Amazon announced that Amazon Fashion UK will collaborate with Save the Children for their annual Christmas Jumper Day, taking place on Friday the 14th of December 2018. The Amazon Fashion UK Christmas Jumper Store will be live from 1st November until the 31st December. For every eligible Christmas Jumper [or Christmas clothing/accessory] purchased from the Christmas Jumper Store on amazon.co.uk and smile.amazon.co.uk during this period, Amazon will donate 20% of the net purchase price to Save the Children. For customers that decide to make a last minute purchase and join…

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Amazon to Triple UK Charity Donations through AmazonSmile with 6,000 Charities Now Enrolled

From 15th June to 29th June 2018, Amazon tripled its donation rate for qualifying purchases made by shoppers using AmazonSmile. Customers who shop at smile.amazon.co.uk can choose a charity to support before they start shopping and that charity will receive donations from Amazon at no additional cost to the customer or charity. Millions of Amazon customers can now raise money for more than 6,000 charities, small or large, local or national, by shopping at smile.amazon.co.uk. Customers will find the same Amazon they know and love at AmazonSmile, enjoying the same…

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Cannes Lions Launches its First “Change for Good” Hackathon with Amazon and Huge

Cannes Lions has announced it will host a two-day “Change for Good” Hackathon, to be held live on 19-20 June at the 65th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Together with Amazon, Huge and international advocacy platform Global Citizen, Cannes Lions will invite teams from across the globe to join forces and imagine and build solutions that will further six Global Citizen campaigns, including: No Poverty, Food & Hunger, Health, Education, Gender Equality, and Clean Water & Sanitation.. Ascential Events CEO and Chairman-Elect of Cannes Lions Philip Thomas, commented, “Launching…

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