Our Leadership Principles
Diversity, equity, and inclusion
We’re a company that brings a wide range of perspectives to inventing on behalf of our customers. These include race, ethnicity, gender, age, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, culture, language, and education, as well as professional and life experience. We’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Our diverse identities help define who we are as Amazonians
Our ability to innovate on behalf of our global customers and communities is dependent upon the skills, perspectives, and knowledge of people from all backgrounds. We believe that building a welcoming and inclusive culture is essential to people doing their best work, and what we can achieve as a company. We recruit individuals from diverse backgrounds and foster an inclusive workplace. We take steps to ensure employees have a sense of belonging, feel valued, and are able to succeed and thrive.
Building an inclusive culture
Amazon’s culture of inclusion is supported by our 16 Leadership Principles. These guide the way we work, and remind us to learn and be curious and earn trust.
Careers at Amazon
We recruit people from diverse backgrounds and foster an inclusive workplace. Are you ready to come build the future with us?
We work to build long-term partnerships with vendors and sellers who share our vision of a more equal future that improves the lives of people everywhere.
Our affinity groups
Amazon has 13 affinity groups, also known as employee resource groups. These groups bring people together across the company and around the world.
We strive to be a top employer for diverse talent, and to make Amazon a place where leaders from all backgrounds want to grow their careers. Representation at all levels is critical to reaching this goal. Learn more about our ongoing efforts.
We track the representation of women and underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, because diversity helps us provide the best customer experience.
Developing the best talent
To develop future talent, we’re committed to strategies that support K-12, higher education, and students who are underrepresented in tech.
Empowering diverse entrepreneurs
Amazon’s diverse ecosystem enables sellers from all backgrounds to follow their passions and make a positive economic impact on their communities.