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Tom Steyer delivering the keynote address at the 2016 Bren School Commencement.

A week before Tom Steyer presented a moving keynote address at the 2016 Bren School Commencent, the University of California announced the launch of the TomKat UC Carbon Neutrality Project with a $300,000 gift from the TomKat Foundation, established by Steyer and his wife, Kathryn Taylor. The project was established with the goal of developing and deploying solutions to the challenges of climate change.

UC President Janet Napolitano made the announcement as she and Steyer served on a panel in San Francisco at the 2016 Clean Energy Ministerial Meeting, organized by the U.S. Department of Energy.

As president of NextGen Climate, an organization he founded in 2013 to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans. Steyer is a passionate soldier in the fight against climate change, a business leader and philanthropist who believes in giving back.

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