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Richard and Joan Branson are among five UK billionaires who signed up to the Giving Pledge, co-founded by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, on 19 February2013. 

Along with...

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South Africa’s only black billionaire last month became the first African to join Bill Gates and Warren Buffet’s Giving Pledge.

Patrice Motsepe, founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals,...

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The Wood Family Trust (WFT) invested £7.5m in two Rwandan tea factories alongside Lord David Sainsbury’s Gatsby Foundation in December last year, its 2012 Annual Report revealed last month.

The...

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The idea that charitable giving is a simple matter compared with making money has been attacked by international philanthropists and entrepreneurs from Andrew Carnegie to Bill Gates.

Perhaps philanthropy is...

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29 January 2013

The world has been changed and made much smaller by social media. Through Facebook, billions stay connected by sharing photos, introducing new products, sharing ideas, and discussing...

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A campaign to raise €70m (£63m) by 2014 for Ireland’s charities from philanthropists across the world who have Irish connections is set to reach its target ahead of time. ...

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The top 10 Chinese philanthropists, as listed in the recently published 2010 Hurun Philanthropy List, gave a total of £1.36bn over the last five years. The list’s publisher, Rupert Hoogewerf, told...

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Laurence Graff, society jeweller and one of Britain's richest men, is returning some of his wealth to one of the diamond supplying countries that helped create...

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Chinese philanthropist Chen Guangbiao set out on his annual ‘giving tour’ this week, at the start of the Chinese New Year, heading for western China to distribute more than 40m...

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Sunday Times Giving List-topping hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn gave £484m to the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) through fees earned...

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