The full list of grantees are a mix of big name NGOs, labs, reforestation and climate justice groups.
They include: The Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund, ClimateWorks Foundation, Dream Corps Green For All, Eden Reforestation Projects, Energy Foundation, Environmental Defense Fund, The Hive Fund for Climate and Gender Justice, Natural Resources Defense Council, The Nature Conservancy, NDN Collective, Rocky Mountain Institute, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, The Solutions Project, Union of Concerned Scientists, World Resources Institute and World Wildlife Fund.
“We can all protect Earth’s future by taking bold action now,” Bezos wrote in his post on Monday.
A day before the walkout, Amazon announced a pledge to go carbon neutral by 2040, ten years before the deadline set out by the Paris climate agreement. The company also said it will deploy 100,000 electric delivery vans by 2024.
In February, when Bezos announced the $10 billion pledge, Amazon Employees for Climate Justice, the group that staged last year’s walkout, responded by saying more needs to be done to address underlying causes like fossil fuel consumption.