How does the giving pledge work?
The Giving Pledge is a movement of philanthropists who commit to giving the majority of their wealth to philanthropy or charitable causes, either during their lifetimes or in their wills.
The Giving Pledge is a long-term effort to change the norms of philanthropy among the world’s wealthiest people.
Who has taken the Giving Pledge?
Most of the signatories of the pledge are billionaires, and their pledges total over $500 billion.
The Giving Pledge.
|Founders||Bill Gates and Warren Buffett|
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How much is the giving pledge worth?
The billionaire ‘Giving Pledge’ signed by Bill Gates and Elon Musk could soon be worth up to $600 billion. At least 175 people committed to donating a majority of their fortunes through the Giving Pledge, which could be worth as much as $600 billion by 2022, according to a Wealth-X report.
What is Bill Gates Giving Pledge?
Started in 2010 by Bill and Melinda Gates, worth $88.5 billion, and Warren Buffett, worth $74.2 billion, the Giving Pledge is a commitment by wealthy individuals and families to give away more than half of their wealth to causes including including poverty alleviation, refugee aid, disaster relief, global health,