Inventor of the web Tim Berners-Lee, and World Wide Web Foundation, today laid out an initiative to create a “Contract for the Web.” Aimed at defining people’s online rights, it calls on governments, companies, and citizens to “help protect the open web as a public good and a basic right for everyone.”
Google.org Stories November 5
Google.org Stories October 26
Google donates $1 million to First Responder Support Network to assist with PTSD recovery
With all of the disasters that happen around the world nowadays, we sometimes forget about the first responders whose career it is to be on-site at these tragic events. Today, Google is donating $1 million to the First Responder Support Network to assist in helping these first responders with PTSD and other aspects of recovery.
Google.org Stories September 19
Google donating up to $2 million for Hurricane Florence, Typhoon Mangkhut recovery
Ahead of hurricanes and other natural disasters, Google often activates its SOS Alert feature to get emergency information to users in impacted areas. That was the case with Hurricane Florence, with the company now matching up to $1 million in donations for recovery efforts. The company is also contributing to Typhoon Mangkhu relief.
Google.org Stories April 24
Google expands job search tool to India, commits $5 million to ‘finding new solutions’ for the job market
Google.org Stories December 8, 2017
Googlers and Google.org donated $260 million to nonprofits in 2017
In light of hurricanes, attacks, and other disasters this year, Google has provided aid through donations and employee matching initiatives. In 2017, employees and the Google.org philanthropic arm gave $260 million to nonprofits.
Google.org Stories October 12, 2017
During an address in Pittsburg today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced several initiatives aimed at boosting opportunity and jobs in light of how technology is expected to replace many in the future. “Grow with Google” is centered around training Americans, while a Google.org grant will provide non-profits with $1 billion over the next few years.