28 June 2000
Sharing the Wealth
Dear GENI Friend,
Using leverage is necessary to move mountains because trying to do it by yourself would be impossible. A major effort of GENI is to influence those people with money and influence.
Last month, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation
hosted a conference entitled
The moderator stated that most often a donor will give to their alma mater, church, museum or symphony. . . or give away product (like computers) for example Apple and Microsoft.
Whether you like his style, Ted Turner certainly tells it like he sees it (as does Mr. Oliphant, the cartoonist.) We seem to be closer to a critical mass awareness every day. Maybe you could send a thank you note to Mr. Turner (c/o CNN, P O Box 105366, Atlanta, GA 30348) asking him to get even more involved through the GENI Initiative? After all, more electricity will also expand CNN's reach around the world. (You can't watch TV without electricity!)
In partnership for the planet,
* As you may recall, Ted Turner committed $1 billion dollars to the United Nations over the next ten years the largest financial gift ever made by anyone.
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