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Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Google.org 

The ambitious founders of Google, the popular search engine company, have set up a philanthropy, giving it seed money of about $1 billion and a mandate to tackle poverty, disease and global warming. But unlike most charities, this one will be for-profit, allowing it to fund start-up companies, form partnerships with venture capitalists and even lobby Congress. It will also pay taxes.

Já se esperava, mas significa uma aproximação à filantropia bem diferente do habitual, sem preconceitos, aqui.

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