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Nine new people have signed  The Giving Pledge ‑ the philanthropic effort initiated three years ago by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates,  where individuals promise  to devote...

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Migrants are boosting donations for UK charities thanks to a “remittance culture,” say academics who found that families sending money abroad were more likely to give to British charities than other UK...

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A philanthropic Canadian couple made the largest single gift in University of Calgary history on 12th April to create a new institute to enable the university to take the lead...

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Huge growth of the global middle class could lead to worldwide charitable giving of $224bn (£146bn) a year by 2030, if people in rapidly developing economies give in line with...

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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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