Environment Donations & Investments from Billionaires

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Total contributed: $16.1 billion

Bezos Earth Fund

"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 n... read more

$10 billiondonated 7 months ago via Bezos Earth Fund

The American Australian Association's Bushfire Relief Fund

News Corp is contributing $US50,000 to the American Australian Association’s Bushfire Relief Fund in conjunction with its 2020 Arts Awards on January 30 in New York.

$50kdonated 8 months ago via News Corp Australia Foundation

The Salvation Army

News Corp Australia has donated USD $30,000 to the Salvation Army and the Red Cross as part of the Australian Bushfire relief efforts. This represents 50% of that.

~$15kdonated 8 months ago via News Corp Philanthropic Foundation

The Australian Red Cross

News Corp Australia donated USD 30,000 to the Salvation Army and the Red Cross as part of the Australian Bushfire relief efforts. This this represents 50% of that donation.

~15k USDdonated 8 months ago via News Corp Australia Foundation

Australian Bushfire Relief

Rupert and Jerry Murdoch have pledged $1.25 million (USD), on top of News Corp co-chairman Lachlan Murdoch and his wife Sarah Murdoch who last week donated to rural relief and recovery efforts.

$1.3 milliondonated 8 months ago

Australian Bushfire Relief

News Corp announced a major donation for bushfire relief in Australia as the country copes with the growing disaster. The total pledge: 5 million Australian dollars. Some of the News Corp contribu... read more

$3 milliondonated 8 months ago via News Corp Philanthropic Foundation

Larry Ellison Conservation Center for Wildlife Care

The Larry Ellison Conservation Center for Wildlife Care will be open for operation in late 2021. The Center will care for the injured and orphaned native wildlife of San Francisco, San Mateo and ... read more

Unknown amount was donated 9 months ago via The Larry Ellison Foundation

Arizona State University / St. Vincent de Paul

~$1 milliondonated 10 months ago via The Rob and Melani Walton Fund

#TeamTrees

Donated $1m to help plant 1 million trees with the Team Trees foundation to Arbor Day Foundation.

1 million USDdonated a year ago

Xixi National Wetland Park Protection Project

The project aims to protect Xixi Wetland’s environment (hoping to make it similar to New York’s Central Park) and the balance between environment protection and human activity.

~14.3 million USDdonated a year ago via Jack Ma Foundation

Group of Seven countries

Initiated by the G7 countries, LVMH group contributes $11M to help fighting wildfires on Amazon rainforest.

~11 million USDdonated a year ago via LVMH Foundation

San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife

San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife carries out conservation projects in over 50 countries. Ellison's donations have contributed to the Zoo’s ground-breaking efforts to save the Northern White Rhino.

Unknown amount was donated a year ago via The Larry Ellison Foundation

Walton Family Foundation

Jim Walton made a generous donation of 11.2 million shares in Walmart to the Walton Family Foundation, totaling $1.2 billion. This donation topped the Chronicle of Philanthropy's list of ten larges... read more

~1.2 billion USDdonated a year ago via Walton Family Foundation

Willamette Falls Trust

Willamette Falls Trust in Oregon City has announced commitments of $5 million from Ballmer Group to repurposing one of the former mill buildings into a three-story structure that will provide an ov... read more

$5 milliondonated a year ago via Ballmer Group

Sustainable Ocean Alliance

Sustainable Ocean Alliance, a global organization that focused on advancing the efforts of entrepreneurs committed to sustaining and rehabilitating oceans announced a $1.5 million gift from Marc an... read more

$1.5 milliondonated 2 years ago

Ocean Protection from Climate Change

Billionaires Michael Bloomberg and Ray Dalio are joining forces to work on saving the world’s oceans. On Sunday, Bloomberg ’s Bloomberg Philanthropies and OceanX –an initiative of the Dalio family,... read more

$86 milliondonated 2 years ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

Kerala CM's Distress Relief Fund

Reliance Foundation (RF) donated Rs 21 crore to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund, besides relief materials worth around Rs 50 crore for helping the state recovered from the heavy fl... read more

~$9.3 milliondonated 2 years ago via Reliance Foundation

Dalio Philanthropies 2018 Funding

Yearly funding for Dalio Philanthropies, Ray Dalio's charitable foundation.

~96 million USDdonated 2 years ago via Dalio Philanthropies

Puerto Rico (relief)

Donated 250k to Puerto Rico after the disastrous Hurricane Marina. Sent hundreds of Powerwall batteries to help with restoring the power systems, as well as Tesla employees to help with the installation.

~$250kdonated 3 years ago

Tesla Inc.

In March 2018, Tencent acquired a 5% stake in Tesla, Elon Musk's electric vehicle company with the vision to reduce carbon admission.

$1.8 billioninvested 3 years ago via Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Delio Philanthropies 2017 Funding

Yearly funding for Dalio Philanthropies, Ray Dalio's charitable foundation.

~41 million USDdonated 4 years ago via Dalio Philanthropies

University of California, Santa Barbara

Marc and Lynne Benioff pledged $10 million to the University of California, Santa Barbara to establish the Benioff Ocean Initiative that focus on researching the root causes of pervasive ocean prob... read more

$10 milliondonated 4 years ago

Ocean Conservation

The Walton Family Foundation committed $250 million to ocean conservation by investing in sustainable fisheries across the Americas.

$250 milliondonated 4 years ago via Walton Family Foundation

The Environment Academy

The Academy prepares courses that meet the main challenges of the LIFE Program using a variety of teaching materials, including faceto-face classroom sessions, e-learning, virtual classes, etc. LI... read more

Unknown amount was donated 5 years ago via LVMH Foundation

LIFE in Stores Awards

Improving the energy performance of retail spaces has long been a priority for the LVMH Group, leading to the creation of the LIFE in Stores Awards in 2016. The awards are meant to be a source of ... read more

Unknown amount was donated 5 years ago via LVMH Foundation

Liberty Wildlife

Used for a new building eventually named The Rob and Melani Walton Campus of Liberty Wildlife.

$2 milliondonated 5 years ago

Beyond Coal Campaign

The Sierra Club’s anti-coal campaign is getting a boost of up to $60 million from donors including Michael Bloomberg, who pledged $30 million Wednesday to further the group’s new goal of shuttering... read more

$30 milliondonated 5 years ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

Dalio Philanthropies 2015 Funding

Yearly funding for Dalio Philanthropies, Ray Dalio's charitable foundation.

~61.3 million USDdonated 6 years ago via Dalio Philanthropies

Sierra Club Foundation

Made a donation to the Sierra Club Foundation

~250k USDdonated 6 years ago via Musk Foundation

Sustainable Fishing

His charity, Bloomberg Philanthropies, has committed $53 million dollars over the next five years to reform fisheries and increase sustainable populations through the Vibrant Oceans Initiative, a p... read more

$53 milliondonated 7 years ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

Dalio Philanthropies 2014 Funding

Yearly funding for Dalio Philanthropies, Ray Dalio's charitable foundation.

~71 million USDdonated 7 years ago via Dalio Philanthropies

Dalio Philanthropies

Dalio Philanthropies

~$400kdonated 8 years ago via Dalio Philanthropies

Safe Fracking Regulations

“Here’s the truth on natural gas. The environmentalists who oppose all fracking are wrong, and the drillers who claim that regulation will kill the industry are wrong. What we need to do is make su... read more

$6 milliondonated 8 years ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

Arizona State University / Global Institute of Sustainability

$27.5 milliondonated 9 years ago via The Rob and Melani Walton Fund

LVMH Initiatives For the Environment

The LIFE program makes environmental imperatives an integral part of management processes and facilitates the creation of new environmental management tools while encouraging innovative practices.

Unknown amount was donated 9 years ago via LVMH Foundation

Dalio Philanthropies

Dalio Philanthropies

~200k USDdonated 9 years ago via Dalio Philanthropies

Ending Coal Power Plants

The Sierra Club is getting a boost in its effort to shut down coal-fired power plants. Those plants produce almost half the nation's electricity. They also pump out lots of pollution, make people s... read more

$50 milliondonated 9 years ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

Dalio Philanthropies

Dalio Philanthropies

~100 million USDdonated 10 years ago via Dalio Philanthropies

Dalio Philanthropies

Dalio Philanthropies

~180 million USDdonated 11 years ago via Dalio Philanthropies

The Carlos Slim Foundation

Slim donated $2 billion to his Carlos Slim Foundation in 2010. Most of the money came from dividends Slim has collected from shares he owns in some of Mexico’s largest companies.

2 billion USDdonated 11 years ago
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