The eBay Community Raises More than $1 Billion for Charities Globally

eBay for Charity has announced that the program reached a major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world. Charitable giving on the platform is on the rise. To date, eBay for Charity has more than 83,500 global charities registered on platform – up 26% year-over-year – and is enabling $211 every minute in charity funding by eBay buyers and sellers, an increase of almost 10% compared to last year. Through eBay for Charity, 100 percent of funds raised go back…

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eBay Teams Up with Apple, Samsung Austin Semiconductor and Sprint on a Renewable Energy Project

eBay has announced a joint agreement to purchase renewable energy with three other tech companies—Apple, Samsung and Sprint. The new project, called a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA), will support Apex Clean Energy’s White Mesa Wind Project in Crockett County, Texas, and will generate 75 megawatts of clean energy, which is the equivalent energy needed to power 20,000 homes.  Collaborative renewable energy purchase agreements like this allow companies to pool their energy needs and collectively support large-scale renewable energy programs. The wind project is expected to come online in 2021 and will be…

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eBay and The NASCAR Foundation Team Up for Second Annual Charity Campaign

eBay and The NASCAR Foundation have launched their second joint charity auction to give fans the opportunity to “start their engines” and bid on autographed memorabilia and once-in-a-lifetime racing experiences. Through November 8, fans can visit eBay.com/NASCAR to bid on unique items including a chance to be a VIP at the 2020 Daytona 500. As part of this special auction, fans can additionally win meet and greets with Chase Elliott, Martin Truex Jr. & Richard Petty as well as signed memorabilia from Jeff Gordon, Kyle Busch, Sam Bass and Richard…

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Huawei, eBay and Eve join stellar EffWeek line-up

Senior marketers from Huawei, eBay and Eve join the stellar line-up of speakers at this year’s EffWeek conference. Now in its fourth year, EffWeek is the only cross-industry, research-driven global initiative that delivers the latest learnings on what it takes to produce effective marketing that transforms businesses. The one-day thought leadership conference on Tuesday 15 October kicks off EffWeek 2019 with a who’s who of brand and agency experts dissecting all things marketing effectiveness. We’ll discover new learnings on media landscapes in the US, UK and China; year-long R&D on…

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eBay Celebrates LGBTQ+ Equality Across the Globe

eBay is a company with a mission that is bigger than any single moment: to create opportunity for all. By championing a diverse and inclusive workforce, we not only aim to reflect our customer base but also to position ourselves to make a positive impact on society. Throughout June, July and August, eBay joined many across the world in celebrating the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and others (LGBTQ+) community during Pride Month celebrations.  This year’s events marked the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a pivotal moment in the…

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