Jeff Bezos receives 'Prophets of Philanthropy' award

Jeff Bezos and humanitarian chef José Andrés were jointly honored for their philanthropy at the Vatican this week.

Bezos and Andrés were the first recipients of the Prophets of Philanthropy award from the Galileo Foundation.

Bezos, currently worth an estimated $138 billion according to Forbes, has focused his philanthropy on three main areas.

These are climate change, preschool education and homelessness.

In 2021, he committed to spend $10 billion by 2030 to help solve the climate crisis.

Source: Morningstar