Our Prime Air teams in Cambridge are playing an important role building our future delivery system designed to safely get parcels to customers in 30 minutes or less using small unmanned aerial vehicles, also called drones.
Set up by Oscar’s parents, James and Viveka, in tribute to his love of stories after he passed away at the age of three from an undetected heart condition, Oscar’s Book Prize has been backed by Amazon and the National Literacy Trust for two years running.
Our support in Scotland includes funding breakfast clubs in primary and secondary schools neighbouring our development centre and customer service centre in Edinburgh, Prime Now site in Glasgow, and fulfilment centres in Dunfermline and Gourock.
Cambridge LaunchPad was originally developed to inspire a love and fascination of engineering, science and technology in young people, and help educate them about the exciting career opportunities that exist in STEM.
The award was presented by HRH The Prince of Wales to Doug Gurr our UK country manager, and Ajay Kavan, Vice President of International Special Projects, for our continued support and commitment to the charity.
When customers visit smile.amazon.co.uk from their internet browser, they can select from UK charities, after which, any time they make a purchase, 0.5% is donated to that charity – at no additional cost to our customers, our sellers, or to participating charities.