Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative

The Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative (BERI) is a non-profit organization that takes on ethical and legal responsibility for projects deemed to be important for existential risk reduction. It was founded in 2017 by Andrew Critch.[1][2]

Organizations helped by BERI include the Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence, the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, and the Future of Humanity Institute.[3]

Further reading

Rice, Issa et al (2018) Timeline of Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative, Timelines Wiki.

Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative. Official website.

Donate to BERI.

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    Vaughan, Kerry (2017) Update on Effective Altruism Funds, Effective Altruism Forum, April 20.

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    Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative (2018) Semi-annual report, Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative, August.

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    Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative (2021) Mission, Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative.