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Jeff Bezos says he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change - about 7.7% of his net worth

Posted On: 17 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Jeff Bezos says he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change - about 7.7% of his net worth

Jeff Bezos said he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change and launch a new initiative called the Bezos Earth Fund.
"We can save Earth," he said in a post on Instagram. "It's going to take collective action from big companies, small companies, nation states, global organizations, and individuals."
The richest man in the world, Bezos has an estimated net worth of $129.9 billion, so his $10 billion pledge is about 7.7% of that.
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Jeff Bezos said on Monday that he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change.
The Amazon CEO and richest man in the world announced he'd start the Bezos Earth Fund in a post on Instagram. He said he expects to start giving out grants this summer.
With an estimated net worth of nearly $130 billion , his pledge accounts for about 7.7% of his wealth.
"Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet," Bezos said in the post. "I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting the...

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