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eBay Joins EPA's Green Power Partnership

As part of our commitment to sustainability, we were recently certified as a member of the EPA renewable energy program that’s at the forefront of environmental best practices.
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In our efforts to help advance a sustainable future, at eBay we strive to integrate environmental best practices in the communities where we work and live. As part of this commitment, we recently were designated as an official member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership, a voluntary program that encourages organizations to use green power as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with conventional electricity.

Memories With eBay's First Employee

Chris Agarpao shares 25 years of stories and nostalgia as he’s traveled the company’s path from Pierre’s kitchen table to where we are now.
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By: Amara Holstein, eBay News Team

eBay has come a long way from our start as the sparkle in Pierre Omidyar’s eye on Labor Day weekend, 25 years ago. That kernel of an idea was born of genius and nurtured to our current success by many dedicated and committed employees, working toward the same goal of empowering people and creating economic opportunity for all.  

24 Years on eBay: Transforming a Love of Hot Wheels Into Enduring Friendships, Connections

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Longtime eBay seller and Hot Wheels collector Chris Marshall reflects on his journey since 1996 on the marketplace and on some of his most memorable sales, from specialty toy cars to retired city buses to luxury vehicles.

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Longtime eBay seller and Hot Wheels collector Chris Marshall reflects on his journey since 1996 on the marketplace and on some of his most memorable sales, from specialty toy cars to retired city buses to luxury vehicles.

Discovering Connections and a Career Path Forward

Part of eBay’s inaugural class of remote interns, Dami Odunowo shares how she found community and discovered her professional passions after her summer on eBay’s Global Employee Communications team.
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Determined to foster the future of tech and ecommerce, eBay pushed forward with a virtual internship experience this summer to help shape the next generation of talent. We’re launching our Intern Spotlight Series and featuring interviews with the latest class of eBay interns to hear about how their virtual experience made an impact on their future careers in business, tech and marketing.

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Determined to foster the future of tech and ecommerce, eBay pushed forward with a virtual internship experience this summer to help shape the next generation of talent. We’re launching our Intern Spotlight Series and featuring interviews with the latest class of eBay interns to hear about how their virtual experience made an impact on their future careers in business, tech and marketing.

Celebrating 25 Years of eBay: The People and Technology that Fuel Our Global Marketplace

During this milestone moment for eBay, our President and CEO Jamie Iannone reflects on the magic of eBay — for the last 25 years and beyond.
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Over a Labor Day weekend 25 years ago, Pierre Omidyar wrote the code for what became eBay. Started as an experiment, eBay is fueled by a bold notion that creating a truly open, fair and honest marketplace would level the playing field and foster economic opportunity for all.

Paving His Own Road to Success Through eBay

Donovan Mitchell’s self-determination and work ethic outlasted the motocross accident that left him paralyzed, and drove him to create a thriving new career.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

Discovering a Flair for Entrepreneurship Through eBay

A love of vintage fashion led Julie Yoo to eBay as a university student 20 years ago – and ultimately helped establish her direction as an entrepreneur in Toronto.
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Longtime eBay seller Julie Yoo traces her lifelong love of vintage fashion to the time spent with her mother during her childhood days, going thrifting at second hand stores around Toronto. It was during those early years that her mother taught her a key lesson in fashion: Style isn’t determined by a price tag, but rather by creativity and an eye on how to put an outfit together.

From a Side Hustle to a Successful Small Business on eBay

Over the course of 15 years, Canadian entrepreneur Adrien Lavoie scaled his business operations from his parents’ basement to a thriving small business in selling sneakers on eBay.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

eBay's 2020 U.S. Small Online Business Report: How We're Creating Economic Opportunity

In our new report, we explore how the eBay marketplace levels the playing field for Main Street businesses across America by enabling them to reach millions of shoppers worldwide.
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In our increasingly global economy, small brick and mortar businesses are often at a huge disadvantage in terms of scope and reach, especially in rural areas with lower foot traffic and sprawling nearby chain stores. This inequity has only been heightened over the past several months, as independent small businesses and entrepreneurs across the United States have been faced with unprecedented and complex challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Silicon Valley Insiders Say That the Shift to Remote Work Could Finally [Be] Making A Dent in Tech's Diversity Crisis. But It Also Creates Key Problems That the Industry Will Have to Solve for the Change to Stick.

By Rosalie Chan
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For many tech companies, remote work is starting to become the long-term reality, rather than a temporary change, and experts say it could spur a more diverse workforce – an area where tech companies have long floundered and where the percentages of Black and Latinx employees are still often in the single digits.

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