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  • Fulfillment center
    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.
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  • 2020: Amazon’s Economic Impact in the UK
    We're continuing to invest in the UK, create jobs, develop talent and make a positive impact in communities
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  • Europe
    Amazon announces three new delivery stations in Comunidad de Madrid that will create over 220 permanent jobs
    Local Delivery Services Partners will deploy hundreds of drivers to deliver to customers in the area. With these additions the company will have a total of 13 Operations facilities in the region. Over 2500 SMEs from Madrid sell their products on Amazon and exported products worth more than 125 million euros in 2020.
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    Amazon launches its first delivery station in Rozenburg
    With the introduction of this new delivery station, Amazon creates a better delivery experience for customers.
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    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.
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  • Amazon Web Services
    Amazon Web Services Opens New Office in Bucharest
    AWS continues to invest in Romania to support a growing number of Romanian customers and partners across all industries moving to the cloud
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  • Amazon Brand Protection Report
    Report shows Amazon’s progress in driving counterfeit to zero in our store.
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  • Europe
    Amazon announces a new fulfillment center in Illescas that will create 1,200 permanent jobs in the next three years
    Amazon continues investing in the region of Castilla-La Mancha by expanding its fulfillment network with a new facility in the province of Toledo that adds to the fulfillment center launched in 2019.
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    Amazon Becomes Europe’s Largest Corporate Buyer of Renewable Energy
    Amazon is now the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy globally and in Europe with 206 projects around the world, enough to power millions of homes a year. With more than 2.5 GW of capacity in Europe, and 8.5 GW of renewable energy capacity globally, Amazon is on a path to 100% renewable energy by 2025.
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  • Italy
    Amazon announces the opening of three new delivery stations in Veneto, Italy
    The three centers will open in the northeast towns of Vicenza, Treviso and Riese Pio X (outside Treviso) built with utmost sustainability standards replete with energy efficiency and innovative lighting systems.
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  • Amazon Web Services
    Amazon Web Services opens new office in Prague
    AWS continues to invest in the Czech Republic to support a growing number of Czech and Slovak customers and partners across all industries.
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  • Spain
    Amazon continues investing in Spain with a new high-tech robotics fulfillment center in the region of Murcia
    Amazon expands its fulfillment network with a new facility in the region of Murcia. The site, which is due to be operating this year, will be the fourth robotic center for the company in Spain.
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  • Amazon announces a new delivery station in Alicante, Spain
    The new site will enhance delivery capabilities creating over 60 permanent full and part-time jobs in addition to hundreds of driver opportunities for Amazon’s Delivery Service Partners.
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    Amazon.pl launches in Poland
    Customers in Poland can start shopping on Amazon.pl today, with low prices on more than 100 million products across more than 30 categories and reliable, free delivery on eligible orders. Customers can shop from thousands of European and local Polish businesses.
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    Bechtle extends collaboration with AWS
    Combining Bechtle’s project experience and technical expertise with AWS capabilities gives every SME the opportunity to take full advantage of the cloud.
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  • France
    Amazon to create 3,000 new permanent jobs across France in 2021
    The permanent roles will be positioned across the company’s French logistics network as well as offices in Clichy and AWS offices in La Défense with a large variety of job opportunities offered to candidates.
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    Amazon and Salvatore Ferragamo file two joint lawsuits against counterfeiters
    Amazon strictly prohibits counterfeit products in its stores, and in 2019 alone, invested more than $500 million to protect customers and brands from fraud and abuse, including counterfeit.
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    Amazon, Top Employer 2021 in Spain
    Amazon has been recognized as a Top Employer 2021 in Spain. This certification, awarded by the Top Employers Institute, endorses our commitment to our employees throughout the organization, from corporate positions to operations and Amazon Web Services.
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    Amazon planning to launch Amazon.pl
    Seller Central now open for selling partners to register their businesses for Amazon.pl
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    Amazon certified as “Top Employers 2021” in Italy
    The Top Employers certification distinguishes employers who create optimal conditions for the development of their employees.
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    Amazon to open a new delivery station in Rozenburg-Schiphol, Netherlands
    Amazon to open a new delivery station in Rozenburg-Schiphol, Netherlands to provide the fast and reliable delivery Amazon customers love and trust.
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  • Job creation
    Amazon starts hiring for its first fulfillment center in Thuringia, Germany
    Amazon is further expanding its fulfillment center network in Germany to respond to growing customer demand, expand the product selection and support small independent German businesses. Amazon will create more than 1,000 jobs in Gera with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits from day one. Amazon prioritizes the health & safety of its employees and has invested millions of US dollars to provide a safe workplace.
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  • Italy
    Amazon keeps hiring and supporting the Italian economy
    Amazon keeps hiring and supporting the Italian economy. Created over 2,600 new permanent jobs across its 40 sites in Italy last year, for a total workforce of over 9,500 employees. Amazon’s “Italy Plan” accelerates in 2021 with the opening of two new sites: a €230 million investment generating further 1,100 new permanent opportunities in three years.
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  • Job creation
    Amazon announces a new investment in Swiebodzin, Poland creating more than 1,000 new jobs
    Amazon continues to invest in Poland and will create over 1,000 new permanent jobs in Swiebodzin within a year of opening. It’s tenth facility in Poland will include advanced Amazon Robotics technology, with 3,000 robotic drive units supporting the company’s associates. The site will help meet growing customer demand, expand Amazon’s product offering and support more third-party sellers under Fulfillment by Amazon. Recruitment for professional roles in engineering and operations has just started.
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  • Italy
    Amazon will open two new logistic sites in Italy in 2021 that will create 1,100 permanent jobs during the first 3 years
    The fulfillment center located in Novara and the sortation center in Spilamberto (MO) will be operational in Autumn 2021. They will be environmentally friendly and sustainable facilities, with solar panels and other energy innovations powering the operation, in line with The Climate Pledge, a commitment signed by Amazon last year to reach the Paris Agreement ten years early and be net zero carbon by 2040.
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    Amazon Web Services opens office in Greece
    Expansion follows launch of Amazon CloudFront location in Athens and signed Memorandum of Understanding with Ministry of Digital Governance in 2020 to build a modern and digital Greece powered by cloud computing
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    Amazon creates 5,000 new jobs in Spain closing the year with 12,000 permanent employees
    An additional 7,000 holiday jobs have been created in Spain this festive season. Amazon offers industry-leading benefits such as private medical and life assurance, pension plan and funding for adult education. To recognize the great work of all its front-line employees, Amazon will pay a one-time bonus to those who worked in December
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  • Sustainability
    Amazon becomes the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy
    Amazon Becomes World’s Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy, Advancing its Climate Pledge Commitment to be Net-Zero Carbon by 2040.
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  • Sustainability
    Amazon and Global Optimism Welcome Henkel and Signify to The Climate Pledge
    Henkel and Signify join Amazon in taking the pledge and are implementing real, science-based changes to their businesses on their path to reach net zero by 2040.
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  • Europe
    Amazon.se launches in Sweden
    Customers in Sweden can start shopping on Amazon.se today, with low prices on more than 150 million products across more than 30 categories and reliable, free delivery for eligible orders above SEK 229. Customers can shop from thousands of European and local Swedish businesses on Amazon.se.
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    Amazon Launches ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ in Europe
    Program launches with over 40,000 Climate Pledge Friendly products across France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK with one or more of 19 sustainability certifications. Amazon also introduces ‘Compact by Design’ in Europe - a new certification program for products designed to reduce carbon emissions through increased efficiency and better packaging.
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    Amazon growing total workforce to 18,000 permanent jobs and creating additional 10,000 seasonal positions in Poland for the holiday season
    2,000 new permanent roles created across Poland this year brings the company’s total headcount in the country to 18,000. Amazon has also started recruiting for more than 10,000 seasonal positions across fulfillment network for the festive period. Employees working at Amazon between November 8 and December 26 can expect an additional Christmas Supplement to their salary of PLN 4 per hour, which brings the entry point during this period to 24 PLN per hour gross.
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    Amazon’s newest fulfillment center in Colleferro, Italy now officially operational
    The latest fulfillment center located in Rome’s Colleferro suburb marks the sixth fulfillment center to be opened by Amazon in Italy, launched with its very first shipment of coffee capsules. The new Amazon site promises to carry up to 500 new full-time jobs within three years.
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    Amazon Launchpad launches on Amazon.nl
    Today on Amazon.nl customers can discover leading-edge products built by the brightest inventors from the Netherlands, Europe and across the globe.
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    Amazon's Virtual Tech Career Fair Aims at Hiring More than 100 People to Work at its Madrid Software Development Center
    Launched in 2017, the Madrid Tech Hub currently employs close to 400 people solving complex problems and technological challenges related to large-scale computing, distributed systems, web applications, machine learning, scalability and security.
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    Amazon’s latest high-tech robotics fulfillment center in Dos Hermanas, Spain starts operations
    The latest fulfillment center located in Seville’s municipality of Dos Hermanas marks the sixth fulfillment center to be opened by Amazon in Spain. The new Amazon site promises to generate more than 1,000 new full-time jobs within three years. This is the fourth Amazon facility in Spain equipped with advanced warehouse technology by Amazon Robotics.
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    Best Buy, McKinstry, Real Betis, Schneider Electric, and Siemens Sign The Climate Pledge
    The Climate Pledge, a commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism, calls on signatories to take urgent action to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. Signatories are implementing real, science-based, high-impact changes to their businesses, including deploying renewable energy, investing in sustainable buildings, and mobilizing supply chains to reach net zero by 2040.
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  • Europe
    Amazon’s newest fulfillment center outside Rovigo, Italy officially opens
    The latest logistics hub, situated between Italy’s northern towns of Castelguglielmo and San Bellino is the fifth distribution hub opened by Amazon in Italy. Amazon expects to create 900 new full-time jobs within three years of opening. The Rovigo facility is the third hub in Italy equipped with the latest technology by Amazon Robotics.
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  • Sustainability
    Amazon Announces First Recipients of Investments from $2 Billion Climate Pledge Fund
    CarbonCure Technologies, Pachama, Redwood Materials, Rivian, and Turntide Technologies receive investments to develop decarbonizing technologies and services that support Amazon’s commitment to meeting The Climate Pledge.
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    Quickstart Online supports German retailers starting in e-commerce
    The HDE knowledge portal, the pro bono initiative “Händler helfen Händlern” and Amazon provide step-by-step support to small and medium-sized companies in their efforts to set up an additional, digital presence.
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  • Amazon Prime
    Amazon Prime is now in Turkey: Customers can enjoy Free and Fast Delivery, Great Savings and Fantastic Entertainment.
    Amazon launches Prime in Turkey, offering free and fast delivery on thousands of products in many categories from consumer electronics to toys, books to beauty and personal care - among many others.
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    Amazon to Create 10,000 New Permanent Jobs Across the UK in 2020
    3,000 new permanent roles created so far this year across Amazon’s UK network of fulfillment centers, sort centers and delivery stations, with a further 7,000 to follow by the end of the year. Amazon has also started recruiting for 25,000 seasonal positions across the UK for the festive period.
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    Amazon Prime Video commits over $6 million to support the recovery of the European TV and film production community
    Donations will be made to emergency COVID-19 funds set up in countries across Europe to support the TV and film production community as it restarts
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    Amazon Project Zero launches in seven new countries
    Amazon Project Zero now empowers brands and Amazon to drive counterfeit to zero in 17 stores worldwide
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    Amazon planning to launch Amazon.se
    Stockholm, August 4, 2020 – Today Amazon announced that it has started the work to launch Amazon.se, providing Swedish customers with a new shopping experience and local small businesses with the opportunity to reach more customers both in Sweden and across the world.
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    Mayor Hanna Zdanowska announces that Amazon will create an additional 500 new jobs in Lodz, raising total employment in the region up to 1,300
    - Amazon has already created 700 jobs at its logistic center in Pawlikowice which opened in the fall of 2019
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    Amazon Creates Another 1,000 New Jobs in Ireland
    The new, permanent positions will bring Amazon’s total workforce in Ireland to 5,000 people in the next two years
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  • Jobs
    Amazons supports Italian economy recovery by creation of 1,600 new permanent jobs by the end of 2020
    2020 marks the tenth year of Amazon in Italy creating jobs, enabling small and medium businesses, investing in infrastructure and sustainability to support the digital transformation of the economy, and generating tax revenue. Further investments are underway in sustainability to reach 100% renewable energy across all business operations by 2025 and to become a net zero carbon global business by 2040, a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal.
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    Amazon Made in Italy showcase grows: ITA partnership is extended, over 2,000 Italian SMEs and 1 million products available.
    The memorandum will expire on December, 15th 2020 and is focused to help further empower small and medium enterprises and help them export, reach new customers, and grow their businesses through Amazon Made in Italy
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    Amazon to create 2,000 new permanent jobs in Spain in 2020, total workforce will reach 9,000 employees
    An additional 82,000 indirect jobs have been created in Spain including those working for small and medium size companies selling on Amazon.
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    Amazon establishes new Counterfeit Crimes Unit to Bring Counterfeiters to Justice
    New, global team is dedicated to investigating, finding, and launching legal action and criminal referrals against counterfeiters
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  • Policy
    Amazon and Valentino file joint lawsuit against New York-based counterfeiter
    Lawsuit is a First for Both Brands: Amazon’s First Joint Litigation with a Luxury Fashion Brand and Valentino’s First Joint Litigation with an Online Retailer
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  • Amazon Web Services
    Amazon Web Services Opens New Office in Copenhagen
    AWS continues to invest in Denmark to support customers and partners across all industries
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    Amazon will open a new fulfillment center in Alcalá de Henares creating more than 500 permanent jobs in the region over the next three years
    Amazon is further expanding its fulfillment center network in Spain to respond to growing customer demand, increase product selection and better support small independent sellers.
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  • Sustainability
    Verizon, Infosys, and Reckitt Benckiser Join The Climate Pledge
    The Climate Pledge, co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism, is a commitment to reach net zero carbon by 2040.
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    Amazon establishes Lablet for Research on Transparent Artificial Intelligence in Tübingen
    - The new science lab’s focus is to research fair, transparent, and explainable Artificial Intelligence (AI)
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    Amazon Announces New Investment in Lodz, Creating Over 100 Jobs
    Amazon will increase its investments in Poland with a new fulfillment center in LodzThis is the company’s second investment in the Lodz regionIt will help meet growing customer demand, expand Amazon’s product offering and support more third-party sellers under Fulfillment by Amazon Recruitment for professional roles in engineering and operations has just started
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  • Prime Now
    Amazon to launch a new shopping experience on Amazon.nl
    Customers can start shopping on www.amazon.nl today with low prices on 100 million items across more than 30 categories, including Books, Music, Games, Fashion, Consumer Electronics, Home & Kitchen, Sports or Health & Beauty. For only €2,99 per month, Prime members on Amazon.nl enjoy free and fast shipping on millions of products, access to a large selection of popular movies and TV shows on Prime Video, free games and in-game loot with Twitch Prime as well as unlimited storage on Amazon Photos. Thousands of Dutch businesses have registered to start selling on Amazon today to grow sales with customers at home and abroad.
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    Amazon Business Launches Business Prime in Spain
    Amazon Business makes purchasing for Spanish businesses of all sizes easier and more convenient with the launch of Business Prime. Benefits for Business Prime members include access to unlimited fast, free delivery and procurement tools.
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    The Future of Banca Progetto is on AWS
    Italy’s pioneering digital bank goes ‘all in’ running their technology infrastructure on AWS cloud to speed up innovation, improve customer experience, and enhance security
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    Amazon starts the year of its 10th anniversary in Italy by opening two new fulfillment centers that will create 1.400 permanent jobs
    Amazon is further expanding its fulfillment center network in Italy to respond to growing customer demand, expand the product selection and better support small independent businesses selling at Amazon
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    Digital transformation of Greece powered by AWS
    Athens, February 3, 2020 – Today, Kyriakos Pierrakakis, Minister of State and Digital Governance, for the nation of Greece, and cloud computing pioneer, Amazon Web Services (AWS), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to introduce a number of programs to the country to drive innovation across the economy. By cooperating in the areas of digital governance, digital infrastructure, and cloud skills education, this MoU provides the foundation on which to build a modern and digital Greece, powered by cloud computing. As part of the MoU, programs such as AWS Cloudstart will support the Greek Government in improving and modernizing its IT infrastructure in order to lower IT costs, increase innovation, and drive more efficiency within the public sector. In order to support the development of the next generation of cloud builders, the Government of Greece and AWS will empower higher education institutions with access to AWS Educate, a program to introduce students and educators to cloud computing technologies. In addition to supporting the next generation of IT and cloud professionals, the MoU will also support the burgeoning Greek startup community through the AWS Activate program, giving startups access to the resources they need to quickly launch and grow their businesses in the cloud – including AWS credits, training, and support.
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    Amazon Prime Video Announces Increases Investment in Italian Amazon Originals
    New Amazon Original shows announced today will feature leading Italian talent including Carlo Verdone, Tiziano Ferro and Carlo Cracco
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  • Press lounge
    Guinness Six Nations Championship and AWS bring rugby fans closer to the action with new stats
    Rugby’s greatest championship will leverage AWS machine learning, deep learning, and data analytics to further evolve the 2020 Championship experience for viewers
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  • Amazon Web Services
    Bundesliga Goes All-In on AWS to Revolutionize Football Viewing Experience
    Germany’s premier football league to use AWS machine learning and analytics to enhance the fan experience and deliver new game and player statistics during the 2019-20 season and beyond
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    Amazon to expand Amazon.nl later this year
    Seller Central now open for selling partners to register their businesses for Amazon.nl
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    Amazon created over 1,400 new permanent jobs in Italy this year and now employs almost 7,000 people across the country
    Amazon’s local Italian-based workforce grew more than 25% in 2019, from 5,500 permanent employees at the end of 2018 to over 6,900 today.
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    Amazon creates 2,200 new jobs in Spain closing the year with 7,000 permanent employees
    Amazon offers industry-leading benefits such as private medical and life assurance, pension plan and funding for adult education.
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    Amazon announces its first large-scale renewable energy project in Spain
    Amazon’s first large-scale renewable energy project in Spain will provide 149 megawatts (MW) of renewable capacity for the company’s fulfillment network and Amazon Web Services data centers.
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