Expose the Gates Foundation
We've uncovered evidence to show that
that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s activities are directly benefitting big business.
With assets of $43.5 billion the foundation is
the largest charitable foundation in the world. It is arguably the most
influential player on issues of global health and agriculture, and distributes
more aid for global health than any government.
The trend to involve business in addressing the
world’s problems is increasingly part of international development aid. The UK
government is a keen advocate and has been strongly criticised by the
Independent Commission for Aid Impact for pursuing this model without ensuring
that partnerships with business actually make a difference to poverty and
Email the chair of the International
Development Select Committee, Stephen Twigg MP, asking the committee to
investigate the relationship between DfID and the Gates Foundation.
You can download our report here.
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