News: Impact

Six people standing or squat in front of one of the vans that is part of their shuttle company in Newark, NJ. The van has Audible's name and logo on it and the tagline, "proudly headquartered in Newark."
ImpactOctober 1, 2021
Audible’s Shuttle Drivers Join Our Food Relief Effort

When the pandemic caused companies to shift to remote work, Karen Gajda’s van business shuttling Audible and other employees around Newark was forced to adjust. But an inventive plan kept her drivers working, delivering meals for Newark Working Kitchens.

ImpactJune 21, 2021
Audible Announces the Newark Artist Collaboration

Commencing this fall with the unveiling of 12 commissions at Audible’s Newark headquarters and the surrounding downtown neighborhood, the Newark Artist Collaboration aims to amplify local arts and support artistic innovation.

1,000,000 meals delivered by Newark Working Kitchens
ImpactJune 10, 2021
Newark Working Kitchens Delivers 1 Million Meals

The public-private initiative that supports local restaurants and small businesses hits a major milestone 14 months after launch in April 2020, sustaining 30 restaurants and 200+ jobs, while feeding more than 10,000 city residents.

Audible employee Marlesha Ross stands in the front of the frame wearing a blue shirt with gold links designed on it with Audible's large cafeteria in its Newark office blurred in the background.
ImpactOctober 8, 2020
Marlesha Ross Finds a Home at Audible

A year ago, Marlesha Ross was moving between temporary shelters with her daughter, unsure if she could find a good job opportunity in her hometown of Newark. A meeting with an Audible recruiter changed all that. Learn how Ross has made a home at Audible.

Audible's Innovation Cathedral is in the foreground of a Newark street scene with Audible's other office buildings in the background.
ImpactAugust 18, 2020
Audible’s 2019 Economic Impact Study

Since moving our headquarters to Newark in 2007, Audible has generated over $775 million of economic activity through initiatives focused on returning the city to its roots as a hub of innovation. A recent study measures our impact in Newark.