Billionaires commit to give half their wealth

As a result of launch of “The Giving Pledge” by Warren Buffett and Bill & Melinda Gates, some forty American billionaires and their families have pledged to give away at least 50% of their wealth. Each person making the plege has written a letter describing why they have done so, providing a fascinating insight into the philanthropic impulse.

» Read the full story on the Sydney Morning Herald website here

» Visit the Giving Pledge website to view the pledges

Aug. 05, 2010

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