Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and now offers a wide range of products, including books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire phone, Fire tablets, and Fire TV are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a robust, fully featured cloud-based technology infrastructure platform comprised of a broad set of computing, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services from data center locations in the U.S. and abroad. More than one million customers, including fast-growing startups, large enterprises, and government agencies across 190 countries, rely on AWS services to innovate quickly, lower IT costs and scale applications globally.
At Amazon, we're constantly looking for ways to further reduce our environmental impact. Our participation in the US PREF will allow us to increase our work with state and federal policymakers and other stakeholders to enable more renewable energy opportunities for cloud providers.AWS in particular, has a long-term commitment to achieve 100% renewable energy usage for our global infrastructure footprint. Read more here.