Giving locally where we work
At Amazon, we believe in being involved in our community with direct and product donations to nonprofits across Europe.
We care deeply about the communities our employees call home. We look for uniquely Amazonian and innovative ways to make positive, lasting impacts and encourage our employees to champion causes they care about.
We are igniting a passion for STEM education with the next generation. This year, we have developed a new series of activities at Lenster Lycee in Luxembourg.
Determined, tenacious and with an enviable grade average: Beatrice Occhiena and Rania Zaed, both in their twenties, are the winners of Amazon's Women in Innovation Scholarship in Italy, aimed at the brightest university science students. But don’t you dare call them nerds!
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers digital skills training - and a surprise encounter - to young people in Cape Town and Dublin.
AWS re/Start is a training and job placement program in the UK from Amazon Web Services (AWS) educating learners with little or no technology experience on software development and cloud computing.
For the first time, Amazonians working across our corporate offices in five EU countries joined the Amazon Goes Gold campaign to support kids with cancer.
Amazon Future Engineer has launched in the UK with a goal to help children and young adults from low-income backgrounds build careers in computer science.
It’s never too late to go after a career in something you love. This is the message Amazon Web Services (AWS) is sending to the local community in South Dublin, where the company supports the Data Centre Technician course at the Technical University (TU) in Tallaght.
Our Luxembourg based Amazon In The Community group participated in different activities partnering with Caritas.
A ball can change a life. That’s the affirming mantra of the Irish Homeless Street League - a football league established with the goal of transforming lives by giving displaced people a sense of purpose and inclusion. Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Ireland recently sponsored the annual finals, and employee volunteers discovered a sense of community they’ll never forget.
Amazon Web Services’ ‘We Power Tech’ programme is designed to foster a diverse and inclusive culture in the technology industry around the world. Beginning in the United States, it is now rolling out across Europe, Middle East and Africa. In the United Kingdom, the company has launched a new initiative called Get IT, under the We Power Tech umbrella, designed to encourage a wider range of voices in the industry.
One of the key things about cloud technology is that it is reducing barriers to entry and democratizing access to opportunity for people of all backgrounds.
Most people attending a tech conference wouldn’t expect to end up volunteering for a humanitarian organization while they were there, but that’s what visitors to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Summit in Brussels were able to do recently.
The support initiative digital.engagiert from Amazon and Stifterverband in Germany goes into its second round, now looking for project teams who apply digital approaches in order to improve civil society education work.
Before the inauguration of our new European Headquarters in Luxembourg, we invited a class of enthusiastic pupils to a behind the scene creative workshop.
In our first Amazon Academy on Accessibility, we discussed with the policymakers how Amazon devices can help remove barriers for people with disabilities.
Amazon Logistics employee goes the extra (300) miles for Himalayan children.
In Kind Direct welcomes Amazon.co.uk’s record £1.2 million donation of products in 2016 to support over 1,700 charities across the UK.
Amazon volunteers helped arrange a family barbecue for local people in the town of Dobroviz to say thanks to the local community for their support during the construction of Amazon's new Fulfillment Centre in the town.