Short Bytes: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he’ll donate 99% of his family money during his life. Welcoming their newly-born daughter, they wrote: “We are committed to doing our small part to help create this world for all children.”
In the letter, the couple mentioned that they have pledged to donate 99% of their Facebook stock during their lives. At current prices, Mark’s shares in the company are roughly worth $45 billion.
Notably, just one day ago, Zuckerberg and Bill Gates launched a clean energy initiative along with other tech billionaires.
A few weeks before Max’s birth, Priscilla and Mark took a morning to reflect and record their hopes for their daughter and all children of her generation.
Posted by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative on Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Admiring their decision, on Mark’s Facebook post, Melinda Gates commented:
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