© Reuters. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks outdoors United Nations headquarters throughout the 76th Session of the U.N. Common Meeting, in New York, U.S., September 20, 2021. REUTERS/David ‘Dee’ Delgado/Recordsdata
LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson mentioned the difficulty of taxation when he met Amazon (NASDAQ:)’s founder Jeff Bezos in New York, Downing Avenue stated.
“The prime minister raised the difficulty of taxation, and hoped progress might be () in implementing the G7 settlement on tax,” a Downing Avenue spokesperson stated in a readout of the assembly.
Bezos pledged on Monday to present away $1 billion in grants this yr to give attention to efforts round conservation.
The pledge is part of his beforehand introduced Bezos Earth Fund, which the Amazon founder began final yr to execute his $10 billion dedication to fund scientists, activists and non-profit organizations within the battle towards local weather change.
“The prime minister welcomed the Bezos Earth Fund’s dedication, introduced tonight, to present $1 billion to guard forests and take away carbon from the air,” Downing Avenue stated.
“The prime minister and Mr Bezos agreed to work collectively to see what extra might be finished within the run as much as and at COP26.”
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