Responsible Business

Responsible Business

Behaving responsibly, ethically and sustainably in all areas of our business.

We have created a trusted, transparent marketplace based on the strong ethical values we follow as a business. We strive to operate our business in the most environmentally and socially sustainable way—creating a safe, trusted, diverse environment in which our employees, buyers, sellers, suppliers and partners can thrive. 

From innovating more sustainable ways to operate, to building a trusted and inclusive marketplace and workplace, eBay is making a better world through better commerce.

Read our Responsible Business story here.

Content from this campaign

eBay’s Headquarters Powered By 100% Renewable Energy
Today, we’re proud to announce that our two San Jose campuses—which includes eBay’s global headquarters—will be powered entirely by carbon-free solar, wind and geothermal energy by the end of September thanks to a new partnership with San Jose Clean Energy and its TotalGreen service.  San Jose Clean Energy is an...
Sep 20, 2019 10:00 AM ET
eBay Celebrates Global Tiger Day with World Wildlife Fund
By: Mike Carson, Director, Global Policy and Regulatory Management Today, in celebration of Global Tiger Day, eBay is raising awareness and support for actions that highlight the work that’s still needed to save tigers from extinction. Today, around 3,900 tigers remain in the wild – and poaching is one of their biggest threats. Every part of the tiger, from whiskers...
Aug 8, 2019 5:00 PM ET
eBay Utah Office Announces 100% Renewable Energy
At eBay, we believe it is our responsibility to encourage the development of renewable energy, which has the potential to benefit economies around the world. This is why we’ve made it our goal to reach 100% renewable energy by 2025. As we work toward this goal, eBay...
Jul 10, 2019 11:30 AM ET
eBay Partners With the International Fund for Animal Welfare in Honor of its 10-Year Anniversary on the Global Ban of Ivory Sales
10 years ago this month, eBay introduced a global ban on ivory sales on our platform. Today, eBay joins with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to mark this anniversary and highlight our ongoing efforts to combat illegal wildlife...
Feb 11, 2019 8:00 AM ET
eBay | Supporting World Elephant Day
By: Mike Carson, Senior Manager of Global Policy and Regulatory Management In celebration of World Elephant Day,  August 12th, eBay is raising awareness and support for actions that help conserve elephants by eliminating illegal trade in ivory and elephant-related products. Unfortunately, poachers kill about 20,000 elephants every single year for their tusks,...
Aug 28, 2018 11:50 AM ET