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Leonardo DiCaprio promotes plant-based burger on social media after investing in Beyond Meat company

He has his own foundation committed to environmental causes around the globe.And on Wednesday, Leonardo DiCaprio posted to social media promoting a plant-based alternative to meat. The Titanic star, 43, is an investor in the company Beyond Meat and on Twitter and Instagram he touted their meatless Beyond Burger.

The graphic claimed that the meatless product requires 99 percent less water and 93 percent less land to produce. Its production results in 90 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions, the company claims, and uses 46 percent less energy. In his tweet, the actor wrote: ‘Proud to be an investor in the #futureofprotein’ and included a link to the Beyond Meat website. Link to his instagram post can be found here.