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Bono (also known as Paul Hewson) is a global rockstar and has been named as a member of the Top 100 of The New Establishment.

"In 2006, Bono and Bobby Shriver launched Product (RED) to raise money from businesses to buy AIDS drugs for people in Africa unable to afford them. Product (RED) has an ongoing relationship with a number of iconic global brands that sell (RED) products and donate a percentage of the profits directly to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

"Bono also helped launch EDUN, an ethically-sourced high fashion clothing company run by his wife Ali Hewson; EDUN produces clothing in developing areas of the world, particularly in Africa.

"Bono has received a number of awards for his music and activism, including the Legion D'Honneur from the French Government in 2003, TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2005 (along with Bill and Melinda Gates), and an honorary British knighthood in 2007." [1]


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  1. Directors, ONE Campaign, accessed January 27, 2009.
  2. Directors, ONE Campaign, accessed January 27, 2009.
  3. Leadership Council, Front Line, accessed October 3, 2008.
  4. Advisory Board, Earth Institute, accessed August 5, 2009.
  5. People, World Political Forum, accessed December 16, 2011.
  6. The Rise Fund Founders, organizational web page, accessed March 13, 2019.