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THE GIVING PLEDGE
What is Philanthropy?
Eleemosynary refers to the philanthropic impulse and it derives from the Latin word for alms. But what is the nature of philanthropy?
Should Non-Profits Focus Fundraising on the 1 Percent
CEO, Accurate Reputation
The Giving Pledge, a promise by the world's wealthiest individuals to give away at least 50 percent of their net worth to charity during their lifetimes, has garnered a great deal of attention.
Philanthropy As a Family Affair
Managing Director, Solidarity Now
Are the Rich Any Good? Think Immigrant Women Leaders
Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.
Founder and Managing Director, Expert MS Inc.
Whatever holes one may pick in Picketty and other economists, plutocracy is rooted deeply and rules the world. If this is indeed inevitable, what's to be done?
Three Business Leaders Who Prove That You Can Do Good by Doing Business
Kari Warberg Block
Founder and CEO, Earth-Kind
As a sustainably focused entrepreneur with the aspiration to create a kinder planet, coming together with so many outstanding individuals with similar passions was inspiring and invigorating.
Gates, Buffett Get Branson To Pledge Half Of Wealth To Charity
11 More Billionaires Pledge Half Their Fortunes To Charity
Buffett On Philanthropy: 'It'd Be Madness Not To Do It'
Emily Heinz Bina
Buffett, Gates Get 12 More Billionaires To Donate Over Half Of Fortunes
Emily Heinz Bina
The Real Motivation Behind Going Public in Philanthropy
For Warren Buffet and me, giving feels really good, because the truth is, we receive more than the supposed recipient. This thing we call "love of humankind," philanthropy, infuses our whole being with love of self.
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Buffett, Gates Try To Persuade India's Billionaires To Give More To Charity
Gates, Buffett Ask India's Big Shots To Chip In On Polio Eradication
Wise Distributions: Moving Beyond the Giving Pledge
David C. Colby
Vice president of Research and Evaluation, the Robert Wood Joh...
Committing to the Giving Pledge is no small act; but the true work comes after the media buzz: assessing how the money can be used most wisely.
Why We Should Dial Down Our Enthusiasm for the Giving Pledge
President and CEO, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
I think it's fantastic for billionaires to give money to charity instead of buying expensive toys they don't need. I do, however, have some concerns about the Giving Pledge.
Mark Zuckerberg, the Philanthropist
The lesson Zuckerberg and Moskovitz come to teach us is that it doesn't matter. There are no circumstances of life in which it isn't appropriate to give as much as you can.
10 Reasons Why the Giving Pledge Will Reshape Philanthropy
Co-Founder, Global Philanthropy Group
As someone who works closely with philanthropists every day, I can clearly say that the Giving Pledge is going to have a huge impact. Here are 10 reasons why.
The Giving Pledge: Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Ted Turner Talk Philanthropy (VIDEO)
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