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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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…
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Creating Big Impacts Through Community Engagement

There is a growing public expectation that companies should give back to their communities in an authentic, meaningful way. Companies are taking notice…

eBay Partners With Ashoka’s Changemakers to Fund Social Entrepreneurs

Ashoka’s Changemakers has partnered with the eBay Foundation to help five aspiring social entrepreneurs with $50,000 in startup capital. The initiative, called “Powering…
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Fight E-waste, Make Money this Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day by purging your home, office, and classroom of broken electronics, and make money off of that ewaste. eBay is offering…

Secrets of Getting a (Green) Job

Many of us at one point in time have been looking for a job.  Readers of this site may be looking specifically for…

Yardsellr Turns Facebook into a Strong eBay Rival

Yardsellr, founded by Danny Leffel, uses the most recent social media tools to take users almost back to the good old days of…
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eBay Launches GroupGifts Option

eBay GroupGifts promises consumers that its users can give fabulous gifts as part of a gift, whether it is the grandchildren pitching in…
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Video Interview: Rachel Botsman on Leveraging Collaborative Consumption Trends

What do eBay, Zipcar, Craigslist, Kiva and timeshare real estate have in common?  They all represent businesses that harness the power of collaborative…

BICEP Members Urge California Voters To Oppose Prop 23

The Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) members, with internationally recognizable brands like Levi Strauss & Co., Gap and eBay, urged…
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“Green” Marketing Lessons From the eBay Box

by Erica Frye Amy Skoczlas Cole, the Director of the eBay Green Team, spoke at West Coast Green about the development of the…

Communicating Sustainability 2010: Three Best Practices Shared on Day 1

I had the opportunity to attend Communicating Sustainability 2010 yesterday, a conference organized by Communitellegence and hosted by Applied Materials that focused on…
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Green Teams: Three Examples eBay is Using to Meet Corporate Sustainability Goals

Green teams and employee engagement. These two buzz words seems to be gaining traction. Earlier this year, GreenBiz.com launched a new green team…
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eBay Turns Shipping Boxes Into Ecological and Social Powerhouses

We’ve all done it. Gotten an item we ordered online, torn open the box, making a beeline for the goods inside. But what…

Take a Tour of eBay’s Eco-House

Standing out on the exhibit floor was eBay’s eco-house. Partnering with Levi’s, Reclaimed Space, and Pacific Sales, this chic house showcased the latest…