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Google.org $40 million in grants includes antislavery groups

Organizations that work to educate people about slavery and put an end to the practice are among recipients of Google's largesse.

By December 19, 2011

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Google.org's human aims could be good business

Philanthropic concerns drive Google.org, but breakthroughs discovered in the name of good can present business opportunities.

By January 28, 2011

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Google.org unveils deforestation monitor

Satellite imagery data processor unveiled at climate summit in Copenhagen could provide means to curbing detrimental deforestation.

By December 10, 2009

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Google.org exec leaves to tackle urgent threats

This post initially mischaracterized Google.org. It is the philanthropic arm of the company.

By April 15, 2009

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Google.org exec leaves to tackle urgent threats

Dr. Larry Brilliant is leaving the search giant's philanthropic arm for the Skoll Urgent Threats Fund to tackle nuclear proliferation, water shortages, and other issues.

By April 14, 2009

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Dr. Brilliant to leave Google.org's helm

The executive director of Google's philanthropic unit is stepping down to become Google's chief philanthropy evangelist.

By February 23, 2009

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Google.org issues $14.8 million in disease prevention grants

Google.org announces $14.8 million in grants aimed at preventing disease outbreaks in Southeast Asia and Africa.

By October 21, 2008

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Tracking deforestation in real time

Google.org, Google's philanthropic arm, has announced a cloud-based method for analyzing deforestation around the world, in a much more up-to-date manner than was previously possible.

By December 21, 2009

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Tracking deforestation in real time

At the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, Google.org announced a cloud-based method for analyzing deforestation around the world, in a much more up-to-date manner than previously possible.

By December 15, 2009

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Obama transition team names tech policy group

Two former Federal Communications Commission staffers and the head of Google.org will help president-elect's transition team write tech policy.

By November 19, 2008