Originally Posted by Cherod
Well considering and actually doing are two different things , I hope he does do something to help , a sizeable portion of his 5 billion US $ personal would just about rebuild
the whole island ,, if he saw fit .
If the earlier report of the zero expense fund is confirmed he's already given major support !!!
Confident donors is job one. He IS doing the work of a modern day Knight.
He can do the most by setting conditions for others to help. Covering expenses means he's putting in 5-10% of the fund. The other way to look at this move is he just leveraged the impact of his financial contribution by 10X by engaging others.
If Sir Branson threw in a weekly free flight to support "Carib Work Rally" then his impact continues to expand through others. I do have it on good information that he owns a number of airplanes.
Tony - I really like that title "Carib Work Rally" since the boat
rally folks truly understand the dream of the Virgin Islands
maybe some of them adjust their plans this year.
Perhaps all of this together puts a lasting social fabric
in place to respond to these events
. Blindly dumping his fortune at it would only help as a one time shot. And then what?
Unfortunately we must expect increasing water-heat events
until we figure out how to cool the oceans and/or re-accelerate the jet stream.