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2020: Amazon’s Economic Impact in the UK
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Job creation and investment
Amazon is a powerful engine of growth for the national economy - revitalizing communities across Europe through job creation, economic investment, and innovative services.

Amazon investing in 274 renewable energy projects, adds 18 new projects in Europe and U.S.

Amazon’s renewable energy investments equivalent to energy use of 9 million European homes and will eliminate 13.7 million metric tons of carbon emissions each year as Amazon works to reach net-zero carbon by 2040.

Economic impact

The 2020 economic impact of Amazon’s business in Italy

How Amazon’s investments fuel job creation and economic growth in communities across the country.
Economic Impact
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Amazon backs new companies focused on low-carbon technology

The Climate Pledge Fund, a $2 billion investment program, announces new investments in Resilient Power, CMC Machinery, and Infinium.

Amazon 4-star opens in the UK, marking its first international expansion

Opening in Bluewater, the new Amazon 4-star store will offer a curated range of Amazon.co.uk customers’ most-loved items.

Jobs

Amazon Web Services Opens Office in Kuwait

AWS continues to invest in the Middle East to support the growing number of customers and partners moving to the cloud.

Amazon to Hire More Than 9,000 for Seasonal Roles in Poland during the Christmas Season

The seasonal roles are in addition to 23,000 permanent employees Amazon has in Poland, offering highly competitive wages and benefits.

Our recruiters offer their best tips for interviewing at Amazon

Prepare for Amazon’s interview questions, learn more about the process, and find out how we hire and develop the best.

Amazon to open its first fulfillment center in the Republic of Ireland

The new fulfillment center will provide faster delivery for customers across Ireland and create hundreds of new roles at Amazon.

Expansion

Amazon is growing its total workforce to 23,000 permanent jobs and continues to invest heavily in Poland

Amazon announced that it has created 5,000 new jobs in Poland since 2020, bringing its total permanent workforce to 23,000. This includes positions for people with all kind of experience, education, background and skills – from entry-level positions in operations to engineers, managers and cloud-computing experts – in locations across the country, from the company’s head office and tech hubs to fulfillment centers.

Amazon announces Career Day 2021, one of the biggest free virtual recruiting events

Around 175,000 employees currently work at Amazon in Europe and more job opportunities in a variety of fields are to be created by the end of the year.

Amazon's impact on Austria’s society, sustainable development and economy

Amazon has been in Austria for more than 20 years - and our teams have been on local sites for the past five years.

Amazon will create 3,000 new jobs in Spain closing 2021 with more than 15,000 permanent employees

The company will double its permanent workforce in Spain in two years, from 7,000 employees at end 2019.

Amazon creates 3,000 new permanent jobs in Italy in 2021

Amazon is creating 3,000 permanent jobs in Italy by the end of the year, in a move that will take the company’s total workforce to over 12,500, up from 9,500 at the end of 2020, in more than 50 locations across Italy.

Amazon announces £2.5 million Apprenticeship Fund to help small businesses across England upskill their workforces

The Amazon Apprenticeship Fund will help small businesses, creative industry partners and Amazon Web Services customers by funding more than 200 new apprenticeships.

Creating a variety of jobs in Luxembourg

We are creating thousands of high-quality jobs and investing billions of euros in local economies across Europe.

Amazon creates over 270 permanent jobs in Catalonia with three new delivery stations

Future Amazon permanent employees at new sites in Barcelona, Montcada and Mollet del Vallès sites will benefit from competitive salaries and industry-leading benefits while working in a safe and innovative environment from day one.

Amazon lands in Tarragona with its first logistics center

Following Amazon Logistics’ Sustainability guidelines, this building will be equipped with different energy efficiency systems such as optimum insulated roof and sidings, LED lightning, photovoltaic solar panels, and with a specific design to meet the needs of allocating electric delivery vehicles in the future.
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