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.
Two medical informatics students in Switzerland launch platform to connect healthcare institutions with highly sought-after volunteers.
Donations will help healthcare workers, patients, students and communities impacted by COVID-19.
Over the past week, we have quickly distributed millions of masks to all Amazon associates, delivery service partners, Amazon Flex participants and seasonal employees, and we are encouraging everyone to take and use them.
Located close to our European headquarters in Luxembourg, we are partnering with the Robert Schuman Hospital by seconding a team of experts to assist in logistics during the current Covid-19 crisis.
Amazon donates over €21 million to relief organizations across Europe to support those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis
These donations are part of Amazon’s broader ongoing efforts to support customers, employees, and communities in Europe and around the world.
Amazon is working with the British Heart Foundation and independent delivery companies to offer free CPR training for thousands of drivers.
From 2017 to 2019, millions of people around the world were impacted by natural disasters – from hurricanes in the United States and the Caribbean, to floods in India, and earthquakes in Mexico. Amazon was there to help.
What the company is doing to support organisations on the frontline of the Australian bushfire crisis, and how you can help.
When Thomas Carroll from our Data Center in Dublin was volunteering at the Merchant Quay Ireland Homeless and Drugs Service (MQI) this month, he met a service user who had just saved his friend’s life.
Swedish schoolgirls learn why technology needs them
For the first time, we brought together girls from the local community to engage in interactive activities, meet role models, and discover the excitement of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) through a variety of workshops.
This week Amazon supported Hour of Code with their initiative to introduce tens of millions of children across the world to computer science.
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.