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11 More Billionaires Take Buffett’s Giving Pledge

Eleven more wealthy American families have joined the Giving Pledge created by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates, to commit at least half...

10 More of America’s Richest Join Gates and Buffett in ‘Giving Pledge’

Yesterday, 10 more of America’s wealthiest families committed to giving more than half their wealth to charity, bringing the total number who have joined...

Billionaire Co-Founder of Home Depot is Giving Away 80% of his Wealth to Charity

The Home Depot Co-founder Bernie Marcus has pledged to give most of his wealth to charity—hopefully before the 90-year-old dies.

World Bank is Giving $22 Billion in Funding to Help All of Africa Stave Off Climate Change

The entire continent of Africa is set to receive a huge financial windfall from the World Bank in order to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

CEO Becomes First Crypto Billionaire to Pledge Bulk of His Wealth Towards the Greater Good

“Once a certain level of wealth is reached, there is little additional utility from spending more on yourself,” said the 35-year-old CEO.

Starbucks is Largest Retailer Yet to Pledge a Phase-Out of Single-Use Plastic Straws

Starbucks gives away over 1 billion straws with their iced drinks every year – but not anymore, thanks to their latest environmental initiative.

James Murdoch Pledges $1 Million to Famed Anti-Nazi Organization

James Murdoch, son of the conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch and chief executive of 21st Century Fox, has just announced in an email that...
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More Billionaires Pledge to Give Away Half Their Wealth

Nine more wealthy families and individuals have pledged to give at least half of their fortunes to charity as part of a giving campaign...
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Among Latest Billionaires to Pledge Their Wealth to Charity

Seventeen more of the wealthiest Americans have joined billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in a pledge to give at least half their wealth...

40 Billionaires Pledge to Give Away Half of Wealth

More than three dozen of the wealthiest families and individuals in the United States have committed to giving away the majority of their wealth...
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Paul Allen Pledges Majority of his Billions to Philanthropy

Wealthy Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has taken up his friend Bill Gates' challenge to publicly pledge the majority of his wealth to philanthropy. Allen, who...

Good News in History, August 30

110 years ago today, the American paleontologist and geologist Charles Walcott discovered a treasure trove of fossils in the Burgess Shale tucked high in...

Watch Billionaire Tell College Grads He Will Pay Off All $40 Million of Their Collective Student Loan Debt

When this billionare investor was finishing up his commencement speech for Morehouse College's graduating seniors, he unveiled an astonishing surprise gift.

In What May Be its Largest Ever Gift to Charity, Businessman in India Donates $7.5 Billion

After accounting for the bulk of India's major charitable donations last year, the nation's second-richest person is now donating billions more.

Farmer Son of Warren Buffett is Using Dad’s Billions to Help Feed the World

Even though he was the son of one of the world’s richest men, Howard Buffett struggling throughout his life to become a successful farmer....

Grateful For American Dream, Immigrant CEO Shares Millions With Workers at Chobani

A desire to give back to the country where his overwhelming success was made possible, the boss of a yogurt empire just made more...

Chinese Billionaire Donates $2Bil to Education, Health and Environment

His company may sound like it was named after a dime, but the founder of Tencent is a Chinese billionaire who has just donated...

Businessman Gives $18 Mil to Restore DC’s Lincoln Memorial, His 4th “Patriotic Gift”

Abraham Lincoln might be rising up out of his chair to thank this Washington, D.C. businessman. Thanks to the billionaire philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, one...

5-Hour Energy Inventor to Bring Free Energy to the Poor, Donate Billions

If this billionaire’s plan to power remote Indian villages through stationary bike pedaling catches on—well, they actually won’t need a whole lot of his...

This is the 10th Summer Warren Buffett Has Donated Over $1Bil to Charity

Warren Buffett’s summer tradition of giving continued with a gift of $2.8 billion to foundations that work on global health, college scholarships, poverty and...