The Seattle Times takes a look, in a four-part series, at how Amazon.com, "one of the Internet's most-recognized name brands" compares to other big companies in the Seattle area when it comes to local charitable givings.
"Last year, amid a troubled economy, United Way of King County said it received record donations from some of the area's largest companies.
Microsoft made a corporate donation of $4 million. Boeing gave $3.1 million. Nordstrom, nearly $320,000. And Amazon.com? Zero."