Amazon hired thousands of agency workers across Scotland last year, breaking its own commitment not to use zero hours contracts, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has found.
Amazon’s flagship Scottish distribution centre, developed with the aid of £6.3m in Scottish Enterprise grants, is now owned and registered in a tax haven.
Holyrood's £86 million pension fund has ploughed more money into fossil fuels and opposed bids to combat sexual harassment and hate speech after agreeing to make investments more ethical.
Amazon pays more to Fife Council in rates and rent than it does to the UK government in corporation tax, prompting calls for the internet giant to pay its “fair share of tax.”
Despite pledging to invest ethically, Scottish universities still have shares worth millions in arms, fossil fuels and tobacco companies.
Amazon received almost £1m in Scottish Government grants in 2015 while its agency staff are being bussed from Glasgow to Fife to work 60 hour weeks.