Jeff Bezos announced that he would be pledging $10 billion to fight climate change through a new fund called the Bezos Earth Fund.
The Amazon Boss announced this in a post on Instagram. He said he expects to begin distributing money this summer.
His full Instagram post read: ” Today, I’m thrilled to announce I am launching the Bezos Earth Fund. “
Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet. 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.Jeff Bezos
his 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. Jeff Bezos
I’m committing $10 billion to start and will begin issuing grants this summer. Earth is the one thing we all have in common — let’s protect it, together.He concluded
His Instagram Post