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Bezos pledges five minutes worth of earnings to Australian wildfire relief

Business Insider 01/13/2020

Yes, we live in a world where giving away over two-thirds of a million dollars gets you bad PR. Jeff Bezos announced via Instagram the other night that he would be donating $690,000 to aid recovery efforts for the devastating wildfires raging in Australia. Critics pointed out that Mr. Bezos is estimated to be making about $34 million a day, so question how much commitment he’s making to the cause given that it represents less than five minutes of earnings.

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