The collaborative effort strengthens Amazon India’s commitment to include 10,000 EVs as part of its delivery fleet by 2025. These EVs are in addition to the company’s global commitment of 100,000 electric vehicles
in its delivery fleet by 2030 announced in the Climate Pledge signed by Amazon. Amazon India’s Delivery Service Partner fleet of EVs now includes two-wheeler, three-wheeler and four-wheeler vehicles. These are designed and made in India and will be deployed across the company’s delivery partner network.
“We, at Amazon India, remain steadfast in our endeavour to build a supply chain that fosters energy efficiency and is environmentally responsible,” said Prakash Kumar Dutta, vice president, fulfilment centre and supply chain operations, Amazon India. “These electric vehicles
will play a central role in achieving our environmental sustainability goals and will also play an important role towards building an Atmanirbhar Bharat.”
Amazon co-founded The Climate Pledge in 2019, a commitment to reach the Paris Agreement 10 years early and be net-zero carbon by 2040. The pledge now has 53 signatories, including Infosys, IBM, Unilever, Verizon, Siemens, and Microsoft. To reach its goal, Amazon will continue to reduce emissions across its operations by taking real business actions and establishing a path to power its operations with 100 per cent renewable energy, five years ahead of the company’s original target of 2030. It would deliver its Shipment Zero vision to make all shipments net-zero carbon, with 50 per cent net-zero carbon by 2030. It is purchasing 100,000 electric delivery vehicles, the largest order ever of electric delivery vehicles. The firm is investing $2 billion in the development of decarbonizing services and solutions through the Climate Pledge Fund.
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