Climate change is the defining global challenge of our lifetime. Meeting the challenge will require an unprecedented level of collective determination and collective action. The effort will take us into wholly uncharted territory and will be known as the boldest undertaking in human history. Climate philanthropists are the leading edge of that effort.
You are invited to become a member of The Global Friends, a consortium of preeminent Chinese and American philanthropists who are leading the effort to address climate change.
Together our members fund The Global Friends Prizes, three annual awards totaling US$1.5 million made to organizations in Greater China and the United States whose innovative ideas have captured the public imagination in such a way as has prompted wide scale individual reductions in carbon emissions.
Why join The Global Friends? Membership represents an opportunity take your place among a highly select peer group of philanthropic thought leaders who together form the vanguard of climate philanthropy. It is an opportunity to turn a passion into positive action even as you help develop the young field of climate philanthropy. But above all, to become a member of The Global Friends is to place your philanthropy at the forefront of a global conversation that will define human society into the foreseeable future