Sustainability and Commerce for a Better World
We live in a world that is very much in disarray. On a positive note, however, we are not so far gone that nothing can be done to better the situation. One area that is currently being improved upon is within the world of eCommerce. Today’s shopper is savvy when it comes to sustainability. Recommerce: the buying and selling of consumer electronics and apparel online allows for a much lower overall carbon footprint.
Take the case of eCommerce colossus eBay: in the year 2020 alone, eBay through the sales of pre-owned electronics and apparel conserved a substantial 720,000 metric tons of carbon emissions. What’s more is that eBay intends to prevent an additional 3 million metric tons of carbon emissions by the year 2025.
So sustainability and commerce go hand in hand - learn more about the steps being taken to get there in the visual deep dive below, courtesy of eBay:
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