People that have pledged to give the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. Good list of people to know!

People that have pledged to give the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. Good list of people to know!

The Giving Pledge, the foundation created in 2010 by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett to use their fortunes to solve the world’s problems, has added 14 new billionaire members. The Pledge encourages the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to give the majority of...

The Giving Pledge, the foundation created in 2010 by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett to use their fortunes to solve the world’s problems, has added 14 new billionaire members. The Pledge encourages the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to give the majority of...

Meet the Eight Forbes 400 Billionaires Who Just Signed the Giving Pledge

Meet the Eight Forbes 400 Billionaires Who Just Signed the Giving Pledge

The Forbes World's Billionaires list is the definitive list of the world's wealthiest people, profiling and ranking billionaires from 58 countries by their estimated net worths.

"My word [is] my bond" - Meaning, that by just giving my word you can be assured that the promise of action I have just made will be kept. Originating from the London Stock Exchange from the early 1800's where financial bargains and trades were made with no written pledges, no documents, and no contracts. Reputation was collateral in 19th Century England. Trust was built up and your bank of trust guaranteed you trading opportunities. These days, honor is rare. The "word" of anyone is…

"My word [is] my bond" - Meaning, that by just giving my word you can be assured that the promise of action I have just made will be kept. Originating from the London Stock Exchange from the early 1800's where financial bargains and trades were made with no written pledges, no documents, and no contracts. Reputation was collateral in 19th Century England. Trust was built up and your bank of trust guaranteed you trading opportunities. These days, honor is rare. The "word" of anyone is…

The Giving Pledge, a pledge by billionairs to donate the majority of their wealth before they die.

Airbnb Cofounders Join Buffett and Gates' 'Giving Pledge'

The Giving Pledge, a pledge by billionairs to donate the majority of their wealth before they die.

Sara Blakely, Spanx Founder, Is First Woman Billionaire To Join Giving Pledge (donating half of their wealth). "I have so much gratitude for being a woman in America. I never lose sight that I was born in the right country at the right time. And I never lose sight of the fact that there are millions of women around the world who are not dealt with the same deck of cards upon their birth."

1st Woman Billionaire Pledges To Donate Half Of Wealth To Charity

Sara Blakely, Spanx Founder, Is First Woman Billionaire To Join Giving Pledge (donating half of their wealth). "I have so much gratitude for being a woman in America. I never lose sight that I was born in the right country at the right time. And I never lose sight of the fact that there are millions of women around the world who are not dealt with the same deck of cards upon their birth."

Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Oprah & " The Giving Pledge"    Google Image Result for http://i2.cdn.turner.com/money/2010/12/14/pf/give_like_billionaire.moneymag/bil12.top.jpg

Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Oprah & " The Giving Pledge" Google Image Result for http://i2.cdn.turner.com/money/2010/12/14/pf/give_like_billionaire.moneymag/bil12.top.jpg

Membership comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away. - CBS News

The Giving Pledge: A new club for billionaires

Membership comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away. - CBS News

Spend the day like the Beloved Prophet did in Ramadan

Spend the day like the Beloved Prophet did in Ramadan

Sara Blakely - Founder, Spanx and CEO, Sara Blakely Foundation. The world's youngest self-made billionaire. Signatory of the Giving Pledge, committing half her wealth to charities which focus on empowering women.

Sara Blakely - Founder, Spanx and CEO, Sara Blakely Foundation. The world's youngest self-made billionaire. Signatory of the Giving Pledge, committing half her wealth to charities which focus on empowering women.

Pinterest
Search