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RePack Selected for Amazon Sustainability Accelerator: Advancing Reusable Packaging Solutions

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Amazon Sustainability Accelerator: Driving Climate Action

RePack, the latest acquisition by oceansix, has been selected to participate in the Amazon Sustainability Accelerator. This prestigious program aims to combat climate change by supporting startups driving sustainable innovation, with the goal of making a significant positive impact on the environment. As part of Amazon’s commitment to sustainability, the company aims to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, a decade ahead of the Paris Climate Agreement, and power its operations with 100% renewable energy by 2025.

Innovative Solutions for a Sustainable Future

This year’s expanded program includes 15 startups from across Europe, including the UK, France, and Germany, all focused on helping businesses reduce their environmental impact. Participants will benefit from a four-week program featuring expert-led workshops, specialised mentorship, and access to a network of sustainability entrepreneurs. New this year, startups can pitch their technology for potential trials with Amazon, with investment opportunities ranging from €50,000 to €2 million.

RePack: Leading the Way in Reusable Packaging

Elad Hameiri, CEO of oceansix, expressed enthusiasm about the selection, saying, “We are thrilled by the recognition of RePack’s innovative solutions by an industry leader like Amazon. This partnership aligns perfectly with our mission to advance circular services for packaging deliveries. We’re confident that RePack’s participation will drive significant progress in sustainable packaging solutions, setting new standards for the industry.

Scaling Sustainable Solutions

Peter Peltonen, RePack’s COO, emphasized that the program will help RePack scale its solutions and refine its strategies with guidance from industry leaders in logistics and e-commerce. He highlighted that “Working with reusable packaging providers aligns seamlessly with Amazon’s commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions.”

A Proven Track Record of Success

Since its launch in 2022, the Amazon Sustainability Accelerator has supported over 25 startups, providing more than $1 million in grants and credits. Participating businesses have increased their total sales by 700% on average and raised over €18.7 million. RePack’s participation marks a significant milestone in advancing sustainable packaging solutions and promoting a circular economy.

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