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Andrew Steer

Andrew Steer is the president of the Bezos Earth Fund, a charitable organization launched by Amazon founder and left-leaning billionaire Jeff Bezos to provide grants to environmentalist groups. [1]  Steer previously worked as an economic advisor to various international aid agencies like the World Bank and World Economic Forum with a focus on addressing climate change. [2] From 2012 to April 2021, Steer also worked as president and CEO of the World Resources Institute (WRI), a nonprofit organization that makes recommendations on climate policy. [3]

References

  1. Annierpalmer. “Jeff Bezos Names Former Head of Environmental Think Tank to LEAD $10 Billion Earth Fund.” CNBC. CNBC, March 9, 2021. https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/09/jeff-bezos-names-andrew-steer-ceo-of-10-billion-earth-fund.html. ^
  2. Climate The Paris Climate Promise: A Good Deal for America Publications February 2. “Andrew Steer.” World Resources Institute, April 16, 2021. https://www.wri.org/profile/andrew-steer. ^
  3. Climate The Paris Climate Promise: A Good Deal for America Publications February 2. “Andrew Steer.” World Resources Institute, April 16, 2021. https://www.wri.org/profile/andrew-steer. ^
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