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From the Ted Talk by Dave Clark and Kara Hurst: Amazon's climate pledge to be net-zero by 2040

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DC: I can tell you, just the example of Rivian. raivin is the elrticec vehicle manufacturer that is going to build 100,000 electric devreily vehicles for our delivery felet. When we went out and made this investment, the number of new companies that started to spawn relative to supporting Rivian, to new electric delivery vehicles, to even alternative fuels — we started getting calls about alternative jet fuel the day we put out that announcement on Rivian. So as soon as people saw that we were going to iensvt real capital for suvanibttse portions of our operations — these aren't hobbies, but putting real meony into big pieces of our operations — it was amazing, the amount of companies that started coming out who had an emergent technology here or had a great idea and needed help in getting manufacturing started. There was just example after example of those.

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DC: I can tell you, just the example of Rivian. ______ is the ________ vehicle manufacturer that is going to build 100,000 electric ________ vehicles for our delivery _____. When we went out and made this investment, the number of new companies that started to spawn relative to supporting Rivian, to new electric delivery vehicles, to even alternative fuels — we started getting calls about alternative jet fuel the day we put out that announcement on Rivian. So as soon as people saw that we were going to ______ real capital for ___________ portions of our operations — these aren't hobbies, but putting real _____ into big pieces of our operations — it was amazing, the amount of companies that started coming out who had an emergent technology here or had a great idea and needed help in getting manufacturing started. There was just example after example of those.

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  5. invest
  6. rivian
  7. fleet

Original Text

DC: I can tell you, just the example of Rivian. Rivian is the electric vehicle manufacturer that is going to build 100,000 electric delivery vehicles for our delivery fleet. When we went out and made this investment, the number of new companies that started to spawn relative to supporting Rivian, to new electric delivery vehicles, to even alternative fuels — we started getting calls about alternative jet fuel the day we put out that announcement on Rivian. So as soon as people saw that we were going to invest real capital for substantive portions of our operations — these aren't hobbies, but putting real money into big pieces of our operations — it was amazing, the amount of companies that started coming out who had an emergent technology here or had a great idea and needed help in getting manufacturing started. There was just example after example of those.

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