Jeff Bezos puts his money where his mouth is and donates $ 10 billion to fight climate change.
Bezos announced the impressive announcement in an Instagram post on Monday afternoon, saying it was all part of the new Bezos Earth Fund.
Not surprisingly, he doesn't share many details about the Bezos Earth Fund. His Instagram post states that "Scientists, activists and NGOs are funded – every effort that offers a real opportunity to conserve and protect nature."
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Bezos & # 39; The decision follows a recent protest by Amazon employees, in which hundreds of workers added their names to a petition calling on the company to do more about climate change.
This action followed another protest against climate change in September. This, in turn, resulted in at least three Amazon employees being threatened with discipline (including termination of their employment) as it was only in line with company policy.
Last September, Amazon made a climate promise "to meet the Paris Agreement 1
It is unclear what connection the new fund will have to Amazon.