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Our environmental, social, and governance approach

We envision a future that is more sustainable, equitable, and profitable—not just for us, but also for those who rely on our platform for opportunity. As a global company, we are constantly evaluating risks and opportunities both internal and external. We recognize that various environmental, social, and governance factors can affect our business, and we understand the impact our business can have on society and our stakeholders. By working to align our material ESG priorities with the interests of our business and stakeholders, we aim to apply the appropriate governance, engagement, and thoughtfulness to our approach, which we believe helps enable us to protect and deliver economic value and continual long-term growth.

ESG reporting

Progress starts with taking a serious look at where we stand today and sharing results to drive accountability. Please find our latest reports below.

Driver and courier well-being

Drivers and couriers overwhelmingly choose platform work because they value the flexibility to work when, where, and how they want, as reflected in various surveys conducted across multiple markets.

We continue to advocate for quality platform work that provides independent platform workers with flexibility, fair and transparent earning opportunities, access to social protection and benefits, meaningful representation, and learning and development opportunities.

Environmental sustainability and climate change

Uber is working toward a more sustainable future because it’s the right thing to do for our business, the people who use our platform, and the cities in which we operate.

We continue to publish our progress toward our goals and Uber’s climate impact through our Environmental, Social, and Governance Report and our Climate Assessment and Performance Report.

People and culture

It’s essential that we attract and retain a diverse mix of people—people who are motivated and energized by our mission. We need go-getters who are looking to improve the way things work for everyone on our platform around the world. We know we won't be the right fit for everyone, which is why we’re committed to being clear about who we are and what it’s like to work at Uber.

We’re collecting data from employees to understand what matters to them most and why they stay and build a career here. We are using this insight to clarify our priorities and approach, and as a result we’re focused on 6 differentiated employee needs: pride, belonging and equity, growth, compensation, well-being, and trust. This human capital strategy ensures that we consider the needs of our diverse workforce and continue to create an engaging, equitable, and inclusive experience in each of these critical areas.

Civil Rights Assessment

Our goal is to help ensure that people can move freely, equitably, and safely. In support of that goal, and following engagement with shareholders, Uber has undergone a Civil Rights Assessment. The assessment was conducted by Covington & Burling, under the direction of former US Attorney General Eric Holder. It was designed to evaluate our impact on rideshare drivers, communities, and employees in the US, with the intent to promote civil rights and identify areas where we can continue to improve as an equitable and inclusive platform.


Our Board of Directors is committed to best-in-class corporate governance and firmly believes that we must be transparent with, and accountable to, our stockholders with respect to our culture, governance, and corporate responsibility. In our journey to build out a world-class public company governance structure, we have strengthened and developed a Board of Directors with a diverse set of backgrounds, skills, and experiences.

The ESG issues identified in our materiality assessment are important to the long-term success of our business and our business strategy. As such, and as appropriate, they are overseen by Uber’s Board of Directors and the Board’s independent Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance Committees.

Uber's ESG reporting may contain forward-looking statements regarding our future business expectations, which involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. Please view our 2024 ESG Report for more.

Greenhouse gas emissions data in Uber's ESG Report has been verified by LRQA. LRQA’s verification statement can be found here.

An overview of Uber's use of carbon offsets can be found here