Amazon’s Irish staff join climate protest for zero emissions

The first significant organisation by employees at the web retail giant will include a walkout by more than 1,000 staff around the world on Friday

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
15th September, 2019
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and the world’s richest man Picture: Getty

Amazon staff in Ireland have pledged their support for a campaign to pressure bosses to commit to zero emissions by 2030.

The first significant organisation by employees at the web retail giant will include a walkout by more than 1,000 staff around the world on Friday, as part of a wider action inspired by climate change activist Greta Thunberg.

A letter signed by more than 8,000 staff, including some who work in the data centre division in...

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