eBay: CSR & Sustainability News

eBay Inc. provides online marketplaces for the sale of goods and services, as well as other online commerce, platforms, and online payment solutions to individuals and businesses in the United States and internationally. eBay Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Report: U.S. Lags on Embracing the Sharing Economy

Approximately 80 million Americans took part in the sharing economy last year – from donating unwanted clothes to charity to renting movies from…
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eBay’s Christmas Gift to ALEC: No Renewal

Cutting ties with a lobby organization right before Christmas can be risky business -- that is, unless you know that your consumer base…
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Google, Ford Among Companies Accused of Climate Change Hypocrisy

Companies including Google, UPS, Ford, Microsoft and eBay are accused of climate change hypocrisy in a scathing report. But are those assumptions fair?
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eBay Delivers on 2013 Social Innovation Goals

n their very first Social Innovation annual update, eBay has successfully demonstrated their commitment following a series of goals they made last June…
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eBay’s Same-Day Delivery Encourages Local Economies

eBay has acquired London-based delivery courier service Shutl and will use the acquisition to boost its popular same-day delivery service, eBay Now, to…
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Women in CSR: Lauren Moore, eBay

Lauren Moore, Head of Global Social Innovation, eBay Inc., talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
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How to Write a Great Corporate Social Responsibility Report

CSR Tips: 5 Things You MUST Know to write a great Corporate Social Responsibility Report report.
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Why ThredUP Shifted From a Peer-to-Peer Marketplace to an Online Consignment Store

ThredUP's latest change of its business model and the feedback it received led to it going from a great story to being a…
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eBay Partners with Microloan Lender Grameen

The joint effort will support the Mobile Microfranchise initiative, which works with over 10,000 women microentrepreneuers.
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The Top 10 Bay Area CSR Reporters and Performers

We decided it’s time to check if San Francisco, Palo Alto, Oakland, San Jose and other cities around the Bay, which is the…
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Why Data Centers Don’t Need to Be Cooled to Arctic Temperatures

Data centers no longer need to be kept at frigid temperatures to prevent server failure. In many U.S. cities, outside air can be…

Intuit Faces a Challenge With Its New Sustainability Report

The company Intuit, known for its Quicken product and other popular software,  is out with a new sustainability report that addresses a growing…
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Patagonia’s Black Friday Message: Don’t Buy This Jacket

Last Friday, retailers tried to convince you to shop as much as you can, opening their stores as early as Thursday at midnight…
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Patagonia Asks Its Customers to ‘Buy Less’ and Boosts Customer Base

Asking your customers to buy less of your product is never a good sales strategy but that is exactly what Patagonia is doing.…
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Patagonia Partners with eBay to Reduce Consumption

Patagonia and eBay have teamed up to create a new marketplace for sellers and customers to buy and sell their unwanted Patagonia clothing…