Amazon, The Largest Internet-Based Retailer In The World

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Amazon, the largest internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company which founded on July 5, 1994, by Jeff Bezos and their principle corporate offices are located in Seattle, Washington, [Spelling mistake Also, Wikipedia cannot be used as a source. Please change source]and[And after full stop? Please connect both sentences or make two different sentences.] they operate their business in 5 regions: Asia, including China, India and Japan. Europe, including France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and United Kingdom. North America, including Canada, Mexico, United States[Not clear. Please differentiate clearly]. Moreover, they also operate their…show more content…
The company claims to have contributed back to the society where their employees and customers live. According to Amazon’s official website, currently, they have the following initiatives under their CSR program – Kindle Reading Fund: This aims at providing free e-books to avid readers across the globe. This Amazon fund donates fire tablets and Kindle e-books through its global funding programs. Through this funding, Amazon donates loads of free e-books to school libraries and Children’s hospitals in order to promote literacy. Girls Who Code: Amazon strongly believes in the fact that no woman is less than a man. In 2014, Amazon hosted its first ‘Girls Who Code’ summer internship program where they encouraged more women to join the league of coding and programming. The ultimate goal of this program is to provide exposure and experience to over 1 million young women in the computer science arena. Amazon Local Love: This is one of the famous community services by Amazon. Through this program, Amazon leverages local resources in order to help the non - profit localities to renovate. As of today, approximately 1600 volunteer hours and $65,000 worth products have been a part of this renovation local love community service. Amazon Smile: Amazon smile is not only for the employees to participate, but even Amazon customers can contribute their little bit through this service by Amazon. Through this program, the customer can support their favorite
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