Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

A Rivian electric delivery vehicle ordered by Amazon is seen in an undated illustration provided September 20, 2019. Amazon/Handout via REUTERS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday pledged to make the largest U.S. e-commerce company net carbon neutral by 2040 and to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up, as employees and consumers around the world plan protests to address climate change. Cutting emissions is a challenging goal […]

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