About Tom Steyer and Kat Taylor

Tom Steyer and Kat Taylor are dedicated to advancing public policies related to the environment and shared prosperity for all. Together they are the founders of Beneficial State Bank, a nonprofit community bank intended to provide loans to the underserved in California and along the West Coast. In 2010, Steyer and Taylor committed to donating the majority of their wealth to philanthropic causes by signing The Giving Pledge, an initiative started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates.

Tom Steyer and Kat Taylor are both graduates of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and remain active within the Stanford community. The Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance utilizes the talents of Stanford faculty and students who are committed to energy policy and finance to design, and execute on research projects that aim to enable an environmentally and economically secure future. They are also the founders of the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy.

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