Mark Zuckerberg and Wife Pledge 99% of Their Facebook Shares to Charity
Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder and chief executive of Facebook, announced Tuesday that he and his wife would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares "during our lives" - holdings currently worth $45 billion - to charity. The pledge was made in an open letter to their newborn daughter, Max.
Bill Gates And Other Billionaires Pledge To Take On Climate Change
The United States and 19 other countries on Monday promised to work toward doubling their spending over five years to support "clean energy" research. And at the same time, 28 private investors, including Microsoft's Bill Gates, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon's Jeff Bezos, pledged their own money to help build private businesses based on that public research.
Obama, Bill Gates to lead major effort to spur spending on climate research
As world leaders converge on Paris for historic climate talks, a coalition of governments and private investors is preparing to launch major research initiatives that seek to pour billions of dollars into an urgent search for solutions to global warming.
Bill Gates plots a surprise attack on the energy sector - The Economic Times
PARIS: Bill Gates grows most animated when the talk turns to the "cool" new energy technologies that have yet to leave the lab. Gates was a rare civilian sharing the limelight alongside presidents and prime ministers at the opening session of Paris climate talks on Monday.
The green economy is defined as an economy that results in reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities, and that aims for sustainable development without degrading the environment. It is closely related with ecological economics, but has a more politically applied focus.
About the collaboration The R20 Regions of Climate Action is a non-profit organization founded in 2010 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and other global leaders in cooperation with the United Nations.
FACT SHEET: DOE Clean Energy Impact Investment Center The President's Climate Action Plan (CAP) recognizes the need for action to address the impacts of climate change. Financing is an important component to success of the CAP.