Committing to a world of good

Committing to a world of good

What does it mean to shop at Etsy? It means that with every one-of-a-kind, can’t-stop-talking-about-it, completely delightful item you buy, a wave of positive change begins. From the small businesses, to the people behind them, to the planet around us – each purchase creates an impact we can all be proud of. Learn more about our push for progress and join us in committing to a world of good.

We offset 100% of carbon emissions from delivery and packaging on every delivery

We offset 100% of carbon emissions from delivery and packaging on every delivery

The climate crisis is here. So is our commitment to a better future for our planet. Etsy is the first major shopping site to offset 100% of carbon emissions from packaging and delivery of every order. We’re not stopping there – we’ve also committed to reaching net zero emissions by 2030.
Read our net zero announcement

What’s next?

Etsy has partnered with EcoEnclose to bring sellers packaging made from 100% recycled materials or certified responsibly sourced paper at competitive prices, helping them run more sustainable businesses.

Generating nearly $4 billion in income for small businesses

Generating nearly $4 billion in income for small businesses

When you shop small, you help create a more vibrant economy. In 2020, purchases on Etsy generated nearly $4 billion in income for small businesses. That means that every purchase you make helps someone earn an income while pursuing their passion.
Etsy’s 2021 Economic Impact Goals

What’s next?

We’re constantly advocating for public policies that make it easier for all creative entrepreneurs – on and off Etsy – to pursue their dreams, work for themselves, and succeed on their own terms.

We believe makers and creatives everywhere deserve a shot at economic independence

We believe makers and creatives everywhere deserve a shot at economic independence

The Etsy Uplift Initiative is a series of programmes that opens doors and builds opportunities for creative entrepreneurs everywhere. As of August 2021, Etsy has collected over 3 million total donations from buyers like you.
Read about the Etsy Uplift Initiative

What’s next?

Etsy has also partnered with Nest, a non-profit focused on gender equity and economic inclusion for makers and artisans.

We’re more than a place to shop.
We’re a community doing good.

A more inclusive place to work

Employees from historically marginalised communities constituted 20% of US hires in 2020, and our overall US employee population of under-represented communities has increased from 8.5% in 2018 to 12.5% in 2020.

A more inclusive place to work

Employees from historically marginalised communities constituted 20% of US hires in 2020, and our overall US employee population of under-represented communities has increased from 8.5% in 2018 to 12.5% in 2020.

We exceeded our goal of doubling sellers’ economic impact by 2023

In 2020, Etsy sellers contributed $13 billion to the US economy, a 142% increase from our baseline of $5.7 billion in 2018. Read more

We exceeded our goal of doubling sellers’ economic impact by 2023

In 2020, Etsy sellers contributed $13 billion to the US economy, a 142% increase from our baseline of $5.7 billion in 2018. Read more

You can shop over 14 million vintage or previously loved items on Etsy

Purchasing a previously loved item helps lead to a more sustainable lifestyle. The good news? We have over 14 million to choose from.

You can shop over 14 million vintage or previously loved items on Etsy

Purchasing a previously loved item helps lead to a more sustainable lifestyle. The good news? We have over 14 million to choose from.

Looking to pursue your creative passion and join our community?

Start selling on Etsy.