Published: Sep 21, 2021
Bill Gates raised more than $1 billion in corporate funding for Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, drawing on BlackRocks Larry Fink and Microsofts Satya Nadella to rally support for some of the worlds most demanding clean-energy projects.
Published: Sep 15, 2021
"We face the very real risk that in the future, wealthy countries and communities will begin treating COVID-19 as yet another disease of poverty. We cant put the pandemic behind us until everyone, regardless of where they live, has access to vaccines," Bill Gates said.
Published: Sep 09, 2021
Bill Gates will take control of the Four Seasons hotel chain after his investment firm agreed to acquire a stake from Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talals Kingdom Holding Co., in a bet that luxury travel will rebound from a pandemic-induced slump.
Published: May 04, 2021
SEATTLE - Bill and Melinda Gates, who run one of the worlds largest philanthropies, are divorcing after 27 years of marriage. They both announced the divorce on Twitter in posts at the same time.
Published: Feb 17, 2021
NEW YORK -- Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has applauded China's determination to prioritize the climate and its contributions to carbon reduction, saying the world benefits from the country's efforts to make green energy more affordable.
Published: Apr 15, 2020
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates criticized President Donald Trump's decision to suspend funding to the World Health Organization as "dangerous," saying the payments should continue particularly during the global coronavirus pandemic.
Published: Mar 14, 2020
SEATTLE - Bill Gates, who co-founded Microsoft and led the company as it became a technology juggernaut, is stepping down from the company's board to spend more time on his philanthropic work.
Published: Feb 23, 2020
Breakthrough Energy Ventures, helmed by Bill Gates, and MIT's The Engine fund are leading an investment round of $20 million for Lilac Solutions, a U.S. startup aimed at making the extraction of lithium less water-intensive and more sustainable.