Elon Musk says he’ll sell Tesla shares to solve world hunger (but sets two conditions)
October 31, 2021 23:40 GMT
The billionaire responded to a comment by the director of the United Nations World Food Program, who asked the owners of the great wealth to donate $ 6000 million and help alleviate the problem.
Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, says he’s willing to sell some of his auto company stock The solution to hunger in the world.
The South African businessman announced his intentions after being hinted at by the comment of the Director of the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), David Beasley, who in an interview with CNN He appealed to billionaires like Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos to “step up now, just once” and donate $6 billion to provide 42 million people Facing severe levels of food insecurity.
The SpaceX founder’s response was swift. fact, Certain Be more than willing to donate the necessary amount if Paisley showed him in the same Twitter thread how $6000 million would solve world hunger.
Musk also placed another condition on the director of the World Food Program. In a follow-up post on Twitter, the businessman demanded that Accounting was open Until the public sees how those millions will be spent.
- according to him index From Bloomberg Billionaires, Elon Musk’s Wealth Is Estimated At 311 billion dollars, for this reason $6000 million will equal 2% of his fortune.