The three co-founders are among the youngest members to join the "Giving Pledge."
I hate to break it to you, but a $10 million donation to increase Harvard's endowment doesn't have nearly the same impact as a similar gift to an institution aimed at social betterment.
Many companies are making important contributions, but CEOs have less leeway than ever to make bold investments in their communities. Due to growing pressures from short-term shareholders and increasing regulations, companies have been severely constrained in making targeted, long-term investments that drive social change.
The Giving Pledge, a charity initiative launched by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates, announced on Friday that the
"My dad’s philosophy was: 'I’ll give you the best start in life I can afford and what you do with it is up to you,' and mine’s
It would be reasonable to think that co-founding the world’s largest software company was Bill Gates' greatest accomplishment
There are initiatives underway in the sector of philanthropy that are not top-down, but ingenious, effective, and inspiring. We need to bring more attention to these efforts, in order to spur a new and vigorous approach to more effective giving around the world.
During the Tuesday announcement, the campaign revealed seven billionaires in all -- including the Lefkoskys and GoDaddy founder
The Forbes 400 Opportunity: Purchase the Los Angeles Times for the People -- and Leave a Lasting Legacy
The Los Angeles Times should be owned by all 10 million of the County's residents. This collective ownership is the best way to ensure that we create and maintain a quality information source with minimal bias.
Giving His Wealth Away (And Getting Others To Do It Too!) Along with fellow philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren
I believe that the big opportunity is more than just money. Concentrating on connecting serious passionate people to others with similar areas of philanthropic interest, such as educational reform, global health, and nutrition, will produce more long lasting, positive change.