Amazon pledges to meet Paris climate goals 10 years early

WASHINGTON Amazon chief Jezz Bezos pledged Thursday the retail giant will meet its emissions targets taken under the Paris climate accord 10 years ahead of schedule.

We want to use our scope and our scale to lead the way, Bezos told a news conference in the US capital, announcing the firm would acquire 100,000 electric delivery vans to help cut its carbon fooptprint.

The world's richest man, Bezos said Amazon would be the first signatory to the 2015 Paris deal to commit to meet its targets, a decade early, with other companies to follow suit.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)