eBay Impact

eBay Impact

Global Impact is the good that happens when people connect on eBay. It’s how we bring our purpose to life: Creating a better, more sustainable form of commerce—where people are empowered, causes are supported, and opportunities are open to everyone.

eBay focuses its Global Impact on three main areas: Opportunity for All, Circular Economy and eBay for Charity. We also pay close attention to how we operate as a Responsible Business. 

Read our Global Impact story here.

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eBay Joins EPA's Green Power Partnership
In our efforts to help advance a sustainable future, at eBay we strive to integrate environmental best practices in the communities where we work and live. As part of this commitment, we recently were designated as an official member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership, a voluntary...
Oct 19, 2020 2:05 PM ET
Celebrating 25 Years of eBay: The People and Technology that Fuel Our Global Marketplace
Over a Labor Day weekend 25 years ago, Pierre Omidyar wrote the code for what became eBay. Started as an experiment, eBay is fueled by a bold notion that creating a truly open, fair and honest marketplace would level the playing field and foster economic opportunity for all. In 1995, Pierre made what would become the first sale made on eBay — a...
Sep 15, 2020 4:45 PM ET
Paving His Own Road to Success Through eBay
Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020. After receiving his first dirt bike at the tender age of four, eBay seller Donovan Mitchell realized he wanted to become a professional motocross racer. Throughout his childhood and teenage years...
Aug 18, 2020 11:05 AM ET
From a Side Hustle to a Successful Small Business on eBay
Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.
Aug 11, 2020 4:10 PM ET
eBay's 2020 U.S. Small Online Business Report: How We're Creating Economic Opportunity
In our increasingly global economy, small brick and mortar businesses are often at a huge disadvantage in terms of scope and reach, especially in rural areas with lower foot traffic and sprawling nearby chain stores. This inequity has only been heightened over the past several months, as independent small businesses and entrepreneurs across the United States have been faced with unprecedented...
Aug 7, 2020 2:05 PM ET

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