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Amazon offers to help employees start delivery business

Associated Press
May 21, 2019

Urban Freight Lab director Barbara Ivanov comments on Amazon's latest efforts to speed up package delivery.

Employees are pressuring Amazon to become a leader on climate. Here’s how that could work.

Amazon delivery van
Amazon pledged to make reductions in greenhouse gas emissions as part of its “Shipment Zero” program, but has also procured a new fleet of diesel delivery vans like this one. Amazon shareholders vote Wednesday on whether to report publicly on the company’
May 18, 2019

How can Amazon deliver on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and making one-day delivery the standard? Our Anne Goodchild comments on how grocery delivery compares to individual, car-based shopping when it comes to efficiency and fuel use.

Amazon created the expectation of 2-day shipping. Now it needs to scale back.

Boxes being delivered The Goods
April 26, 2019

Free two-day shipping attracts customers. It also costs Amazon a lot of money. Anne Goodchild comments.

We wanted fast delivery. Amazon delivered. What’s next?

March 11, 2019

What are the consequences of our addiction to near-instant delivery? Our Anne Goodchild is featured.

Amazon plans to make 50% of shipments net zero carbon by 2030

Amazon Prime van
Image Credit: REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
February 27, 2019

Amazon hopes to make 50% of shipments to customers with net zero carbon in the next 11 years. Anne Goodchild's research is cited.