Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $20 Million in Eco-Grants

From lion recovery and mangrove restoration to the defense of indigenous rights and better access to affordable solar energy, the actor announced the grants ahead of his appearance at a climate change conference at Yale University.

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio (2nd L) marches with a group of indigenous people from North and South America, during the People's Climate March in Washington DC, on April, 29, 2017. (JOSE LUIS MAGANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Pressure Mounts on DiCaprio to Return ‘Ill-Gotten’ Foundation Donations

As Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio unveiled his climate change documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, the actor faced increased calls from activists to return donations given to his environmental-focused Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation that have been linked in news reports to funds allegedly misappropriated in the world’s largest embezzlement scheme.


Environmental Group Demands Leo DiCaprio Return ‘Stolen Money’

The ongoing controversy involving the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s alleged ties to an international embezzlement scandal has intensified after the Bruno Manser Fund, a Swiss-based foundation, challenged the troubled charity to return questionable donations.


Leonardo DiCaprio Pledges to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Actor an environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has pledged to divest from his fossil fuel holdings and increase his investment in renewable energy companies, an environmental group announced Tuesday.

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