The Giving Pledge campaign, created in 2010 by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, invites the world’s 1,600 or so billionaires to pledge at least half of their wealth to philanthropies.  As of 2014, only 122 of the world’s billionaires have joined in the Giving Pledge. Nearly a third of these 1,600 billionaires are Americans.

The Giving Pledge campaign, created in 2010 by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, invites the world’s 1,600 or so billionaires to pledge at least half of their wealth to philanthropies. As of 2014, only 122 of the world’s billionaires have joined in the Giving Pledge. Nearly a third of these 1,600 billionaires are Americans.

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

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!

With Mobile Pledge, donors text in the amount they are pledging to donate. The Give by Cell text message system captures the amount pledged and the donor’s cell phone number.

With Mobile Pledge, donors text in the amount they are pledging to donate. The Give by Cell text message system captures the amount pledged and the donor’s cell phone number.

Interesting article. Cool and informative. Check it out ladies. Forbes--I'm not Democrat or Republican: I Vote Entrepreneur

I'm Not Democrat Or Republican: I Vote Entrepreneur

Interesting article. Cool and informative. Check it out ladies. Forbes--I'm not Democrat or Republican: I Vote Entrepreneur

Warren Buffett's Idea Of Heaven: "I Don't Have To Work With People I Don't Like"

Warren Buffett's Idea Of Heaven: "I Don't Have To Work With People I Don't Like"

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peter-lewis-progressive.  Even though he is worth billions, he has not forgotten what's important to him...Legalizing Marijuana...

peter-lewis-progressive. Even though he is worth billions, he has not forgotten what's important to him...Legalizing Marijuana...

Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates (pictured at the ping pong table) have encouraged some of the world's richest to do good with their money by creating "The Giving Pledge."

Chobani CEO pledges to donate most of his wealth

Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates (pictured at the ping pong table) have encouraged some of the world's richest to do good with their money by creating "The Giving Pledge."

Bill Gates talks to Jimmy Fallon about the Giving Pledge and what he opes it will achieve.

Chobani CEO pledges to donate most of his wealth

Bill Gates talks to Jimmy Fallon about the Giving Pledge and what he opes it will achieve.

World's Wealthiest Donate Billions Through the 'Giving Pledge' PHOTO: Warren Buffett interviewed by ABCs Rebecca Jarvis.

World's Wealthiest Donate Billions Through the 'Giving Pledge'

World's Wealthiest Donate Billions Through the 'Giving Pledge' PHOTO: Warren Buffett interviewed by ABCs Rebecca Jarvis.

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