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.
Global Impact Goals
Opportunity for All
Increase the total number and success rate of eBay sellers from low-income, underserved communities after conducting a baseline Digital Density study in 2017. We will announce a quantitative goal in January 2018.
By 2020, create $2.5 billion in positive economic impacts and avoid 2.5 million tonnes of carbon emissions through people selling their pre-owned electronics and apparel on eBay
eBay for Charity
$1 billion in charity funds raised by 2020
100% renewable energy in our electricity supply by 2025 at eBay data centers and offices
Lend $1 million to entrepreneurs
Enable 50,000 entrepreneurs through access to capital and mentoring
And thereby, impact the lives of 250,000 people globally
Other Areas of Responsible Business
Responsible Business In Action
eBay engineers understand they are making a difference in the world—and it inspires passion and purpose in their work. By bringing people and communities together through global commerce, they help create opportunity for all.