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Nearly two decades ago, our founder Pierre Omidyar envisioned that technology-enabled and people-centered commerce could not only be a good business concept, but also a positive force for social and environmental change. In the years that have followed, we’ve placed a strong sense of purpose at the core of our identity. A guiding notion that together we can transform the world that pushes our actions and thinking every day.
Our intent is to use disruptive Social Innovation to drive results not only for our shareholders, but also for the people that our platform supports, the communities where we do business and the planet that we serve. We believe that through our efforts, we can look beyond a paradigm where ‘corporate responsibility’ doesn’t just promise to do less harm – but instead works to make the world a better, more sustainable and enabling place for all people – in ways that only eBay Inc. and our unique combination of assets can do.
Download a PDF document that summarizes our work in 2012 to drive impact through our portfolio of eBay Inc. businesses.
Learn more about our goals and plans for the years ahead, as well as how we’ll measure and share our progress as we continue on our journey.