Oct 10, 2021 07:25 AM IST
Bill Gates said countries like India, which are closer to the equator, might face more repercussions of climate change.
- Sep 20, 2021 09:56 AM IST
The initiative aims to boost development of technologies to achieve the target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
- Sep 08, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Cascade will buy 23.8% of Prince Alwaleed's stake to own 71.3% of Four Seasons, valuing the hotel chain at $10 billion on an enterprise basis.
- Jul 07, 2021 09:14 PM IST
The foundation will also be expanding the number of trustees to oversee the work, it said in a blog post.
- Jun 30, 2021 01:06 PM IST
A former executive told Business Insider that Microsoft's PR team was "very controlling of the message" and "overly worried about perception".
- Jun 24, 2021 10:37 AM IST
Warren Buffett had been a huge contributor to the Gates Foundation, one of the foremost and richest nonprofit organizations dedicated to social causes, for more than a decade.
- Jun 12, 2021 10:26 AM IST
The biggest philanthropic asset, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, isn't a part of this fortune.
- May 28, 2021 08:30 AM IST
The co-founders of one of the world's largest private charitable foundations, filed for divorce earlier this month after 27 years of marriage but pledged to continue their philanthropic work together.
- May 27, 2021 10:09 AM IST
Michael Larson and Chris Giglio, his spokesman, denied some but not all instances of Larson’s misconduct.
- May 19, 2021 12:03 PM IST
Critics say the revelations raise accountability concerns, though it remains unclear how much the dent to Gates’ reputation might affect the institutions that are so closely associated with him.
- May 17, 2021 11:47 AM IST
Reports emerged that Gates stepped down from his position on the Microsoft Board amid investigation into his alleged “inappropriate romantic relationship” with a staff.
- May 17, 2021 08:16 AM IST
"Microsoft received a concern in the latter half of 2019 that Bill Gates sought to initiate an intimate relationship with a company employee in the year 2000," a Microsoft spokesperson told The Wall Street Journal.
- May 16, 2021 09:29 AM IST
Bill and Melinda Gates live in Xanadu 2.0, worth around $131 million. They couple has recently filed for divorce.
- May 11, 2021 10:00 AM IST
Marriages can break-up despite years of togetherness, like Bill and Melinda Gates'. Maintaining separate bank accounts and investments, with proper nomination help in untangling assets.
- May 10, 2021 12:26 PM IST
Bill and Melinda Gates had announced their divorce on May 3 in a joint statement released on Twitter. They said, "we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives."
- May 06, 2021 02:06 PM IST
After the news on May 3, grant recipients and staff members alike wondered what would happen. But, the message from the headquarters in Seattle was clear: Bill and Melinda Gates may be splitting up, but the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation isn’t going anywhere.
- May 06, 2021 09:37 AM IST
The fortune was made in a "massive stock transfer" worth $1.8 billion on May 3 via Gates’ Cascade Investments. The duo announced their separation on May 3.
- May 04, 2021 10:07 AM IST
“Thank you for understanding our desire for privacy while we navigate the next phases of our lives,” Jennifer Gates said in an Instagram post after Bill and Melinda Gates had announced their divorce.
- May 04, 2021 08:10 AM IST
Announcement of Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce evoked comparison with that of Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott, another high-profile Seattle-area billionaire couple to part ways in recent years.
- May 04, 2021 07:04 AM IST
The couple run the US-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the most influential private foundations in the world, with an endowment worth nearly $50 billion.
- Apr 28, 2021 05:48 PM IST
Bill Gates was asked if it would be helpful to change intellectual property law in order to enable "the recipe for these vaccines to be shared." To this Gates answered, "No".
- Mar 25, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Describing the novel coronavirus pandemic as an “incredible tragedy”, he said that the only good news amid the pandemic has been the access to COVID-19 vaccines.
- Mar 22, 2021 06:49 PM IST
Following the publication of his new e-book 'How to Avoid a Climate Disaster', Gates took part in the AMA session to answer multiple questions from people.
- Mar 13, 2021 02:58 PM IST
Depending on which study you read, the annual carbon emissions from the electricity required to mine Bitcoin and process its transactions are equal to the amount emitted by all of New Zealand. Or Argentina.
- Mar 08, 2021 06:44 PM IST
The deal with NewHold Investment Corp will provide the merged entity with $470 million in proceeds, including a private investment of $300 million.