the Founder of the e-handelsjätten Amazon, the world's richest man to Jeff Bezos, announced on Monday that he is taking a big step in the filantropin.
the fund Bezos's Earth Fund,” he will have to allocate about us $ 10 billion – almost the equivalent of 97 billion sek in the fight against climate change.
the grant will include funding for research into climate change, activism, and non-governmental organizations, writes Bezos in a post on Instagram.
”Climate change is the planet's biggest threat. I would like to work together with others, in order to strengthen the former, and to explore new ways to fight climate change on this planet that we all share,” wrote Bezos in a post on Instagram.
by Bezos ' wealth, according to the New York Times, and his, so far, by far the largest commitment outside of his ownership of the Amazon.
Jeff Bezos founded the company in 1994, and is currently the president and ceo. His personal wealth is estimated today to the equivalent of 1.259 billion, and with it, he is the richest in the world, and it will also be for an agreed donation to the fight against climate change.
Bezos's initiative comes after a period of time when Amazon is faced with internal ones, and the public statements of the people who are hoping for a offensivare klimatinsats of the company, the New York Times reports.
for Climate Justice, commending the initiative, in a statement released on Monday, and I at the same time, ”one hand can't bring in the others”.
the Amazon is being shipped and the parts out of the billions of packages worldwide each year. According to a blog post by the company, in 2018, you will have a carbon footprint as a result of the 44,40 million tonnes per annum. It is, writes the New York Times, that would mean that Amazon, is among the world's 200 largest emitters.
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Date Of Update: 21 February 2020, 01:39