Amazon CEO Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change

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Jeff Bezos has sworn $10 billion to help battle environmental change and save the world.

With a net worth of about $130 billion. Which makes him the most extravagant man on the planet, there’s no denying Bezos has some money to save. Fortunately, he’s intended to utilize his influence to benefit a few. By propelling the Bezos Earth Fund – an initiative that will give researchers, activists and non-administrative associations with the cash they have to help fight climate change.
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Even though the fund is yet to be released. It’s understood the money Bezos is committing to the cause will be accessible through awards given to researchers. And the activists, NGOs’ and other people who are driving the charge against climate change.

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He further adds,

“I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting the devastating impact of climate change on this planet we all share. This global initiative will fund scientists, activists, NGOs any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world. We can save Earth. It’s going to take collective action from big companies, small companies, nation-states, global organizations, and individuals.⁣⁣”

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The dispatch of the Bezos Earth Fund comes as Amazon finds a way to address its effect on the planet. And as it faces inside weights from representatives to make the business all the more naturally well disposed of. In September 2019, the organization reported the Climate Pledge; a guarantee to meet the global Paris Agreement on environmental change 10 years ahead of schedule by accomplishing net-zero carbon discharges constantly 2040.

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Amazon took a bold step when it announced “the Climate Pledge, committing the company to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement ten years ahead. And we’re incredibly excited about the Bezos Earth Fund. Jeff’s passion and this extraordinary personal contribution to the fight against climate change are going to have a huge impact. Bezos is set to start giving grants from the Bezos Earth Fund this Summer.”

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