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The Tech Amici – collectively worth more than $1.7trn – have lobbied to support the plan, after implementing an array of low-carbon initiatives themselves

Google and Apple among tech giants backing Clean Power Plan

The four largest tech giants Google, Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft have collectively warned that any attempts to block a low-carbon transition in the US would prove 'costly' to both the global economy and human wellbeing.

Bill Gates called on governments to play their role in sparking new advances into clean energy by funding research

Bill Gates predicts 'energy miracle' within 15 years

American business magnate and co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates has called on the world to mobilise efforts to create an 'energy miracle' breakthrough that would revolutionise how we tackle climate change.

Innovator tells Sorbonne students that failing to price in damage done by carbon pollution is a $5.3tn a year subsidy for the fossil fuel industry

Elon Musk says robust carbon tax would speed global clean energy transition

Elon Musk, the renowned innovator, believes the widespread introduction of a carbon price could halve the time it takes the world to transition to clean energy and make a huge difference to the impact of climate change.

The coalition will work with countries which are committed to developing and deploying zero-emissions energy solutions

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg launch renewable energy investment group

Some of the world's most powerful figures including Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Richard Branson have announced a new collaboration aimed at creating affordable and reliable clean energy for the entire planet.

Gates told the Financial Times that current renewable technologies would only be able to reduce CO2 emissions at “beyond astronomical cost

Bill Gates: Next-gen renewable tech could be solution to climate change

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has called for international Governments to triple R&D funding for renewable technologies in order to find a 'magic solution' to climate change.

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Microsoft turns to gamification to tackle water crisis

Tech giant Microsoft has taken its corporate social responsibility to the world of smartphones, with the launch of a new mobile app designed to raise awareness of global water issues.

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VIDEO: Bill Gates backs human waste to water project

A recent visit to 'a new kind of sewage treatment plant' saw Microsoft founder Bill Gates drink water procured from human waste, which the business magnate described as a 'delicious' and affordable way to improve sanitation in poor countries.

The firm has made a host of new CSR commitments to help accelerate its sustainability strategy

Nestle steps up climate change leadership with new CSR commitments

Multinational food and beverage company Nestlé has teamed up with a number of organisations and made a host of new CSR commitments to help accelerate its sustainability strategy.

The Loughborough University design.                         Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Michael Hanson

Bill Gates spends his pennies on sustainable toilets

Bill Gates has awarded Loughborough University $60,000 for developing a toilet that produces biological charcoal, minerals and clean water.

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