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.

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Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Meet eBay Employee Peat Bakke
A Portland-based Senior Engineering Manager details his eBay journey over the last 20 years as a seller turned employee.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Discovering Connections and a Career Path Forward
Part of eBay’s inaugural class of remote interns, Dami Odunowo shares how she found community and discovered her professional passions after her summer on eBay’s Global Employee Communications team.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Discovering a Flair for Entrepreneurship Through eBay
Longtime eBay seller Julie Yoo traces her lifelong love of vintage fashion to the time spent with her mother during her childhood days, going thrifting at second hand stores around Toronto.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

eBay Launches Up & Running To Immediately Bring Small Businesses Online
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, brick-and-mortar retailers are closing their physical doors, and economic data shows that half have only enough cash to survive for 27 days without new money coming in.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Thoughts on the Coronavirus Pandemic: These are Extraordinary Times
The coronavirus pandemic is top of mind for much of the world, including our customers, employees and community. Our priority is the safety and well-being of our team and customers.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

How We Are Supporting and Protecting Our Sellers
Over the last few weeks, the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had far-reaching impacts, presenting unexpected and unprecedented circumstances for all of us.

Green Infrastructure

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.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

eBay Celebrates Global Tiger Day with World Wildlife Fund
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.

Energy

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.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

eBay Partners With the International Fund for Animal Welfare in Honor of its 10-Year Anniversary on the Global Ban of Ivory Sales
eBay joins with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to mark the 10 year anniversary of banning ivory sales on their platform and highlight their ongoing efforts to combat illegal wildlife trafficking online.

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